Release: New offshore drilling plan a slap in the face to Americans, but a gift to Big Oil

January 4, 2018By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases 1 Comment

Today’s new offshore drilling plan reveals, once again, that Trump’s energy strategy entails little more than smoothing the road for Big Oil to to get whatever they want. This plan is a gift to companies that want open access to our protected ocean waters and has literally no rational basis other than to curry favor with the oil industry. This is a purely political move devoid of any economic or demand driver.

A Nobel Appeal to Norway

August 29, 2017By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

Five Nobel Peace Laureates have called on Norwegian Prime Ministerial candidates to declare their intent to put an end to fossil fuel exploration and expansion. The letter, sent in advance of the country’s national elections in mid-September, is an appeal for climate leadership. But, they are also the world’s seventh largest exporter of emissions. Their … Read More

New report: Norway one of world’s largest emissions exporters

August 9, 2017By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

Norway’s plans for fossil fuel development are at odds with its commitments to the Paris climate goals according to a new report. In addition to being the world’s seventh largest emissions exporter, projected oil and gas development in the country are incompatible with global carbon budgets aligned with limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius or 1.5 degrees Celsius.