A letter from leading businesses, scientists and activists demands “bold, not incremental, action” is required from the International Energy Agency on climate change. Hopefully, Dr. Birol and the IEA are listening. For all our futures may depend on their report next month.
RELEASE: International Energy Agency is holding governments back on climate policy
Through its energy forecasts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has been guiding governments towards energy decisions that are inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, new research has found.
EIA: Once again projecting a future that will not come
Given EIA’s shoddy track record, today’s Annual Energy Outlook projecting climate doom leaves us feeling quite confident that we’ll continue to kick our fossil fuel addiction and tackle our climate crisis.
Release: Oil companies’ flawed energy forecasts risk billions in investor capital
Oil companies including ExxonMobil, BP and Shell are risking billions of dollars of investor capital, by basing decisions on distorted claims about the future of energy, according to a new report.
Don’t Believe the Oil Companies’ Phoney Forecasts
The oil companies go to great efforts to portray their forecasts as works of objective analysis of the future. They are not – they are self-serving descriptions of the futures the companies would like policymakers and investors to believe in.
BP’s Energy Outlook: Forecast or Spin?
This blog, by Greg Muttitt, Senior Adviser at Oil Change International, was first published on Energy Post BP’s new Energy Outlook predicts ever-growing demand for oil and gas, and rising emissions that would take the world well beyond 2°C of warming. Previous Outlooks do not provide much confidence in BP’s projections. In particular, the … Read More
RELEASE: IEA “neglects Paris Agreement” with new World Energy Outlook
The International Energy Agency neglects the Paris Agreement with its new World Energy Outlook. The world needs better odds than a coin toss of avoiding dangerous climate change
The EIA needs to play its part for the climate
An enduring aspect of the EIA’s lack of attention to the urgency of the climate crisis is the lack of a projection of U.S. and/or global energy supply and demand that reflects the nation’s stated commitments to address climate change.
The Energy Information Administration should help, not hinder, policymaking on the energy transition – a critique of the International Energy Outlook 2016
Upcoming EIA Energy Outlook: Not a Forecast
As energy wonks across the country gear up for the release of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook (IEO), we here at Oil Change International wanted to be sure everyone is on the same page as we read over the EIA’s analysis. Most importantly, when it comes to the words “outlook” or “forecast” … Read More