Nobel Laureates call for Arctic protection

March 14, 2016By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

Nobel Peace Laureates have added their voices to the call to permanently protect the Arctic from oil and gas exploration and production. In a letter sent today to members of the Arctic Council, the signatories point out that, “nations who share borders in this remarkable region also share an obligation to protect it…both by tackling … Read More

Unpacking the U.S.-Canada joint statement on climate, energy, and Arctic leadership

March 10, 2016By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News 3 Comments

Quick out of the gates this morning, Canada and the U.S. released their joint statement on climate, energy and Arctic leadership in the midst of Prime Minister Trudeau’s official Washington visit. Finding themselves on similar pages when it comes to the need for action on climate, Trudeau and Obama used the opportunity to focus on … Read More

A Nobel Thank You for Obama

November 11, 2015By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Featured, News

Today, ten Nobel Peace Prize Laureates wrote to President Obama to thank him for rejecting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. “The decision you have made and the leadership you have shown by rejecting this pipeline marks a critical turning point,” the laureates write.  “A dangerous fossil fuel driven future can no longer be considered … Read More

Oil Change International Statement on Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic Retreat

September 28, 2015By Hannah McKinnonFeatured, News, Press Releases

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 … Read More