More than 650 organizations sent a letter to Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposing the fossil fuel expansion ‘side deal’ proposed by West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin.
122 CSOs warn there is only six months left to meet joint COP26 commitment to end international public finance for fossil fuels
Russia’s war in Ukraine and fuel price spikes mean international public finance institutions must roll out rapid decarbonization and aid packages, not back track by locking in new fossil infrastructure.
MVP’s Attacks Fall Flat: Our Response to Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC Filed in the FERC Docket
Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC’s (MVP) attacks on our greenhouse gas methodology are not aligned with the best available science. In fact, the operation of the Mountain Valley Pipeline would contribute significant greenhouse gas pollution, and our methodology for assessing its climate impacts is sound. That’s the conclusion of a letter filed by Oil Change International to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) docket for the Mountain Valley Pipeline Project.
Statement: CSOs call on world leaders to end public finance for fossil fuels in 2021
One day before world leaders meet to discuss the energy transition at the United Nations High Level Dialogue on Energy, more than 200 civil society organizations (CSOs) from over 40 countries have released a statement calling on world leaders to end international public finance for coal, oil and gas.
Over 500 Groups Call on U.S., Canadian Leaders to Reject Carbon Capture & Storage
More than 500 organizations called on policymakers in the U.S. and Canada to reject Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) as a dangerous distraction and to end the “carbon capture of climate policy.”
Letter: 500+ Groups Urge U.S. Congress to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Over 500 groups released an open letter being sent to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to end fossil fuel subsidies.
Letter: CSOs call on G7 to Stop Pushing Fossil Fuels & Invest in Clean Energy
In advance of this year’s G7 Summit, 353 organizations from 58 countries have signed a letter calling on G7 leaders to stop financing fossil fuels; cancel debt payments in global South countries grappling with COVID-19 and climate impacts, and pay their fair share of climate finance to global South countries for climate adaptation among other demands.
185 organizations call on Canadian officials to hold ReconAfrica accountable for massive oil and gas plans
In an open letter released as part of a week of action against the company ahead of their June 8 Annual General Meeting, signatories detailed the threats that ReconAfrica’s potential development poses for human rights, Indigenous rights, local livelihoods, drinking water for over 1 million people, the global climate, and a critical and world-famous ecosystem.
Environmental organizations support striking United Autoworkers, urge General Motors to agree to a fair contract
A coalition of environmental organizations today sent a letter to Mary Barra, Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, expressing solidarity with the nearly 50,000 autoworkers striking against the corporation and urging a fair contract for the workers.
Letter: 65 Groups from 28 Countries Tell EBRD and EIB to Stop Financing Fossil Fuels
As EBRD and EIB prepare for their respective energy sector strategy reviews, 65 civil society groups from 28 countries released an open letter being sent to top EBRD and EIB officials demanding that they stop financing oil, gas, and coal projects.