Expanding Subsidies for CO2-Enhanced Oil Recovery: A Net Loss for Communities, Taxpayers, and the Climate

October 24, 2017By Janet RedmanBlog Post, Featured, News

Communities in Houston, Florida, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, and California are just beginning the long road to recovery from disasters made worse by climate change. It would seem downright irresponsible to increase taxpayer handouts to spur fossil fuel production at a time like this. But that’s exactly what’s being proposed in Washington.

Dirty deal lubricates the path to oil exports

December 16, 2015By Greg MuttittBlog Post, Featured 4 Comments

Last night Congressional leaders succumbed to the intensive oil industry campaign to lift the ban on exporting crude. The industry wants to export in order to get higher prices. Not only would this keep full the coffers of the opponents of climate action, it would incentivize increased extraction. Our Executive Director Steve Kretzmann, had this … Read More

Oil Change International response to House vote on crude export ban

October 9, 2015By David TurnbullPress Releases 1 Comment

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.