“At a time when we rapidly need to phase out fossil fuels, this year’s G7 host has pushed for the expansion of gas and LNG and technologies that would prolong the use of coal,” said Susanne Wong, Asia Program Manager.
Over 100 Groups Urge Biden Administration to Stop Japan’s G7 Push for LNG Expansion
Over 100 groups sent a letter to Biden Administration officials ahead of this week’s G7 meeting of climate change and environmental ministers urging the United States to resist the Japanese push for increased public investments in LNG.
OECD fails to make progress on aligning with 1.5°C, stalling urgent climate action for over 6 months
Last week, OECD countries failed to conclude negotiations on climate friendly incentives to align Export Credit Agencies, the world’s largest international financiers of fossil fuels, with international climate goals.
Response: Malpass departure must be the start of a fossil free World Bank
“Despite Malpass’s departure, the World Bank Group still funds more fossil fuels than any other multilateral development bank. Ending this support must be top priority ahead of the Bank’s Spring Meetings,” said Tucker.
Oil Change International experts respond to COP27: Lack of progress on fossil fuels mars key steps on loss and damage
Despite important progress on establishing a loss and damage fund, COP27 failed to acknowledge the need for a rapid and equitable phase-out of oil, gas, and coal.
Germany Fails to Lead at E3F Summit and Threatens Decades of Fossil Fuel Lock-In
Rather than building momentum towards COP27 through delivering strong policies and a harmonized approach to implementing the collective promise to end international public finance for fossil fuels by the end of 2022, the Summit was overshadowed by backsliding.
Pressure grows on World Bank boss to quit over funding of climate chaos
Last week, civil society advocates from across the world convened outside the Washington DC headquarters of the World Bank to protest the Bank’s highly controversial financing of deadly fossil fuel projects.
Release the Guidance: Backgrounder on U.S. International Energy Finance ahead of COP27 Deadline
From 2010-2021, the United States’ trade and development finance institutions provided nearly five times as much support to fossil fuels as to renewables — over $51.6 billion for fossils compared to just $10.9 billion for renewables.
Activists pressure governments to keep their promise to end public fossil finance ahead of COP27 deadline
Campaigners around the world take action to urge leaders to deliver on their pledge to fully shift international public finance from fossil fuels to clean energy ahead of the COP27 deadline.
Leaders & Laggards: Tracking implementation of the COP26 commitment to end international public finance for fossil fuels by the end of 2022
At the UN COP26 climate conference, signatories of the Glasgow Statement agreed to international public finance for fossil fuels. This briefing, which will be updated regularly as new policies come out and new signatories join the commitment, tracks implementation efforts and assesses whether countries are on track to keep their promise.