A group of senators have sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission urging the agency to investigate and crack down on misleading environmental claims by fossil fuel companies and gas certification programs. Over the past decade, the gas industry has engaged in a greenwashing campaign in which third-party “gas certifiers” evaluate methane emissions from natural gas production, often utilizing unreliable and inaccurate technologies and methodologies.
While Manchin and his industry allies spread tired old myths about America saving the world from Putin and Chinese coal plants, the reality is the energy transition is already moving away from gas faster than most people think. That action needs to focus on a phase-out of all fossil fuel exports and protections and reparations for the frontline communities.
Not only does this announcement fly in the face of all the scientific evidence telling us we must go further and faster to secure a liveable planet, it also ignores polling evidence that voters want to see real action on green investment. The Labour Party must uphold their pledge to take serious action on climate change.
A majority of UK residents believe it’s unacceptable for politicians to receive donations from fossil fuel companies, according to a recent poll.
This amicus curiae, submitted to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, outlines the duty of States to phase out fossil fuel production and use in order to comply with the 1.5°C temperature limit.
Just passed the halfway point at the UN climate talks in Dubai, and negotiations are heating up. Today’s media advisory covers upcoming press conferences, actions, and the COP28 Coalition march for climate justice and human rights.
Today 222 civil society groups from 55 countries sent an open letter calling on world leaders to transform international public finance to tackle climate change and deliver a just energy transition.
As the United Nations Climate Change Conference begins today, Oil Change International revealed the failure of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Carbon Capture’s Publicly Funded Failure. CCS has a 50 year track record of over-promising and under-delivering, and every investment in CCS provides a lifeline to the fossil fuel industry.
As we drove by the long chain of refineries and other petrochemical facilities that surround the small town of Port Arthur, Texas, noxious fumes wafted into our truck. The residents of Port Arthur, Groves and towns along the Gulf Coast are forced to inhale polluted air day in and day out. “Smell that? To some … Read More
A new report analyzes how the Inflation Reduction Act fails to reduce fossil fuel production or alleviate impact on environmental justice communities, and that current policies will instead lead to a deadly increase in oil and gas production and exports.