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A new briefing released today reveals that, despite claiming to be one of the world’s climate leaders, Norway has exponentially ramped up its exploration licensing over the past 10 years, making it Europe’s most aggressive explorer for new oil and gas.
The final three chapters focus on the petrochemical build-out and plastics pollution, regulatory failure of watchdogs, and stories of families on the frontlines of the Permian Basin.
"Any credible analysis of alternatives and alignment with the Paris Agreement would prevent new fossil fuel projects from being financed," said Tucker.
Response defends original analysis, confirms enormous impact of the MVP project, and highlights the many false assumptions that have caused FERC to ignore gas pipeline GHGs.
"We can't adequately address the climate crisis if we're exporting billions of barrels of oil and gas to be burnt overseas. Confronting Big Oil and Gas’s deadly expansion plans is critical, and that's what Rep. Schakowsky and Rep. Barragán are doing with this bill."