“As COP28 negotiations for a full phase out of fossil fuels progress, today’s announcements show that fossil fuel phaseout is not a pipe dream: new and existing members of the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance show it is possible and urgent to take the right steps to keep oil and gas in the ground and support a global phase out of fossil fuel production.”
Mas abajo en español: Bogotá, Colombia. The Permanent Council for a Just Transition and our allies welcome the decision of the Colombian government to join the “Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance” (BOGA), an alliance of governments and stakeholders working together to facilitate the managed phase-out of oil and gas production.. Tatiana Roa, member of the … Read More
“The Big Oil and Gas business model cannot be reformed. Its foundation is destruction – of communities, of ecosystems, and all our futures. Governments must act to phase out this destructive industry and unlock the transition to nature-positive, community-owned, renewable energy.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nicole Rodel, Oil Change International, firstname.lastname@example.org (CET) Valentina Stackl, Oil Change International, email@example.com (EST) Bonn Climate Conference must deliver a pathway towards an agreement on fossil fuel phase out and a renewable energy revolution at COP28 Bonn, Germany. 5 June 2023 – Climate negotiators will gather this week for the … Read More
Today, Pacific Island governments committed to create a “Fossil Fuel Free Pacific” and called for all countries to join them in managing a global, equitable, and unqualified phase out of coal, oil and gas.
We are in the business end of the COP27 negotiations, as delegates haggle over the final declaration. As I write the news from Sharm el-Sheikh regarding the all important text is deeply concerning and comprehensively flawed.
Today, the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance, a diplomatic initiative of countries and subnational actors that have committed to phasing out oil and gas production in line with the objectives of the Paris Agreement, announced new supporters and an initial USD 10 million funding facility to help countries plan for a just transition.
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.
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.
After his stunning electoral victory on Sunday in Colombia, Gustavo Petro, a former guerrilla and ex-Mayor of Bogota, has pledged to transition his country off fossil fuels during his time in office.