Civil Society Applauds Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance Announcement, Urges Countries to End New Oil and Gas Projects

September 15, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, Press Releases 1 Comment

On Thursday, September 16th, Ministers from Denmark and Costa Rica will announce they will form the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). BOGA is a diplomatic initiative bringing together countries and jurisdictions that have ended licensing for new oil and gas exploration and production and are setting an end date for their production. 

Central Banks Still Fueling Climate Crisis: New Report

August 24, 2021By David TurnbullBlog Post, Press Releases

Twelve of the largest central banks around the globe continue to support climate chaos-causing fossil fuels through policy and direct finance, a new report released today finds. Ahead of an annual convening of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming later this week, the analysis strikes a critical contrast to promises in recent months by the same central banks to align their operations with climate goals.

Oil Change International reacts to initial Climate Summit statements

April 22, 2021By David TurnbullPress Releases

True climate leadership requires a full reckoning with the realities of what’s driving our climate crisis: fossil fuels. Without a robust plan from rich countries in particular to ramp down fossil fuel production and ramp up support for communities for a just transition to a renewable energy economy, any conversation about ‘climate leadership’ is incomplete at best, or misleading at worst.

True climate leaders must take decisive action to stop fossil fuel expansion at Biden’s Climate Summit

April 21, 2021By LaurieBlog Post

Rich countries at this week’s Climate Summit need to take decisive action to stop the expansion of oil and gas production, both at home and abroad, both to protect the global climate and local communities. True climate leadership means breaking away from destructive oil and gas and investing in real solutions and green jobs that will help people and the planet thrive.

Commemoration of Anniversary of Execution of Ogoni 9 — 25 Years

November 10, 2020By Oil Change InternationalBlog Post

On November 10, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight other Ogoni activists — Saturday Dobee, Nordu Eawo, Daniel Gbooko, Paul Levera, Felix Nuate, Baribor Bera, Barinem Kiobel, and John Kpuine — were hanged by the Nigerian dictatorship in Port Harcourt. Their only crime? Exposing the devastating impact that Shell Petroleum Development Company’s extraction of fossil fuels from the Niger Delta had on the Ogoni land, lives, and livelihoods.