The World Bank’s new three-year Strategic Framework on Development and Climate Change makes a strong case for urgent action on global warming, but the Bank’s increased lending for fossil fuels in the past year suggests limiting climate change is far from a priority.
A Climate of War
On the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war, this report by Oil Change International quantifies both the greenhouse gas emissions of the Iraq War and the opportunity costs involved in fighting war rather than climate change.
Follow the Oil Money — Key Findings
Members of Congress Who Take More Money from Big Oil Vote More Often for Big Oil at the Expense of the Public Interest
Aiding Oil, Harming the Climate: A Database of Public Funds for Fossil Fuels
This report, based on the End Oil Aid database, quantifies the magnitude of subsidies from governments going to the oil and gas industry internationally via international financial institutions, often in the name of poverty alleviation.
Crude Designs: The Rip-Off of Iraq’s Oil Wealth
Control of Iraq’s future oil wealth is being handed to multinational oil companies through long-term contracts that will cost Iraq hundreds of billions of dollars.
Drilling into Debt: An Investigation into the Relationship Between Debt and Oil
Drilling into Debt is the first study to rigorously examine the relationship in between oil and debt.