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October 27, 2015

David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org
Hannah McKinnon, hannah [at] priceofoil [dot] org
Pipeline opposition could end tar sands growth - new analysis
The end of growth in the tar sands: new model and report
The pipelines exporting tar sands out of Alberta are almost full, according to new analysis released today by Oil Change International. Without major expansion-driving pipelines such as Energy East, Kinder Morgan or Keystone XL, there will be no room for further growth in tar sands extraction and tens of billions of metric tonnes of carbon will be kept in the ground. This would be a significant step towards

October 13, 2015

Hannah McKinnon, hannah [at] priceofoil [dot] org

Global Climate Movements Seek Fossil Fuel Company Transparency on Future Viability of Oil, Coal, Gas

Heinrich Böll Foundation, Oil Change International, Climate Justice Programme

Global reporting standards for extractive industries must include transparency from fossil fuel companies about the future viability of their oil, coal and gas projects in a warming world, says a large movement of environment, climate and indigenous peoples organisations.

 With only weeks until the Paris climate talks, hundreds of organizations from around the world (see list below) are addressing the Oslo-based Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), which sets standards for good

The ill-conceived crude oil exports bill may have passed today in the House, but the bigger story is the loosening grip of Big Oil on our energy policy. Repealing the decades-old ban on crude exports has been Big Oil’s top legislative priority this year, and yet this bill is dead on arrival. Even this oil soaked House of Representatives can’t muster a veto-proof majority, and it is clear they don’t yet have the votes they need in the Senate either.

In response to Royal Dutch Shell’s announcement that they will end exploration in the U.S. offshore Arctic for the “foreseeable future”, Oil Change International has released the following statement from Executive Director Stephen Kretzmann:

“This is a great day for the Arctic, the climate, and for everyone around the world that has worked so hard to protect them. From First Nations and communities on the front lines of climate change in Alaska, to Kayaktavists in Seattle and Portland – this chapter has a happy ending in no small part thanks to people power.

Arctic oil has no role in a climate

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