From Creation to Delivery: How the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance and its members can catalyze climate action in an era of energy upheaval and escalating climate impacts

September 21, 2022By nicoleBriefings, Global Policy 1 Comment

This paper outlines priorities for the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA) and its members that were identified by civil society groups to turn what has remained a largely aspirational diplomatic initiative into a force for increased climate action in line with equity, justice, and science.

Position paper: CSOs urge the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance to deliver on real climate leadership

September 21, 2022By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases

Today, a few days after a high level event (1) organized by the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (2) on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, civil society organizations launch a position paper urging the coalition and its members to deliver on  commitments to promote a global phase out of oil and gas production, and turn aspirations into bold and ambitious climate action in line with equity, justice, and science. 

Study: Existing oil, gas, and coal extraction sites need to be closed down to stay within 1.5C, findings show

May 17, 2022By OCI TeamBlog Post, News, Press Releases

A new peer-reviewed study published in Environmental Research Letters finds that existing oil, gas, and coal extraction sites need to be closed down to stay within 1.5C. The study, led by researchers at Oil Change International and the International Institute for Sustainable Development, finds that nearly 40% of developed fossil fuel reserves need to stay in the ground to keep the 1.5°C limit in reach.

Will Norway’s new government act on the need to phase out oil and gas?

September 16, 2021By Silje LundbergBlog Post, Global Policy, News

The Parliament election in Norway, Europe’s largest oil and gas producer, ended up securing support for a shift in Government, from today’s Conservative-coalition government to a Labour-coalition government. Talks and negotiations are happening over the next weeks, and one of the biggest issues is the future of the Norwegian oil and gas industry. Will Norway’s new government pass a more restrictive oil and gas policy?