“All Congress members should speak out publicly to stand with frontline communities and reject Joe Manchin’s dirty deal,” said Collin Rees.
Briefing: Greenhouse Gas Pollution Estimates of Proposed U.S. Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Stopping these fossil fuel projects would prevent a drastic increase in GHG pollution at a time when it is imperative to decrease emissions to meet domestic and international climate goals, including the Paris Agreement that President Biden rejoined.
New Report: Emissions from Proposed U.S. Fossil Fuel Projects Equivalent to Doubling U.S. Coal Plants if Biden Approves Construction
Increased emissions under President Joe Biden would be equivalent to more than doubling existing emissions from U.S. coal plants if the U.S. moves ahead with 21 major fossil fuel infrastructure projects pending review by the Biden Administration.
New Report: Indigenous Resistance Disrupts Billions of Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Annually
The new report shows that Indigenous communities resisting the more than 20 fossil fuel projects analyzed have stopped or delayed greenhouse gas pollution equivalent to at least 25 percent of annual U.S. and Canadian emissions.
New Coalition Urges Banks to End Bad Bets On Fracked Gas Pipeline
A group of environmental and financial organizations representing over 7,600,000 members and supporters announced the launch of the DivestMVP coalition to highlight the financial instability of the fracked gas Mountain Valley Pipeline.
New Money Behind the Mountain Valley Pipeline: Eight U.S. Banks Dominate the Top 10 Backers
A new report by Oil Change International on the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) reveals that banks have continued pouring money into the project over recent years, despite numerous warnings that the project has been financially unsustainable and a threat to the climate.
This analysis, an update to our 2017 report, reveals that the estimated cost of the Mountain Valley Pipeline has nearly doubled since 2017, increasing the potential project cost from USD 3.5 billion to between $6.3 and $6.5 billion.
Campaigners: G20 financial and political support for fossil fuels rises amidst COVID-19 crisis
Grassroots campaigners at a press briefing yesterday said political leaders are failing to ensure a just and sustainable recovery, as new data shows that the world’s 20 richest countries have committed more than USD 150 billion of public money to support fossil fuels since the start of the COVID-19 crisis.
Oil Change International Response to Atlantic Coast Pipeline Cancellation
ACP’s cancellation is the exception that proves the rule. The truth is that fossil fuel companies have worked with federal agencies to permit dozens of projects across the U.S. by ignoring and circumventing laws that protect communities and natural resources and placing corporate profits above all else.
200 Groups Call for Moratorium on Pipeline Construction during COVID-19
A letter from over 200 organizations calls for a moratorium on construction of natural gas pipelines and LNG export facilities during the COVID-19 public health crisis.
International Study: No Room for New Gas in Ireland’s Energy Transition
A new study by Oil Change International has found that drilling for more new gas in Irish waters is not compatible with achieving the Paris Agreement to limit climate change. The report assesses the role of fossil gas in the energy system against the background of Ireland’s own decarbonization targets, and our obligations under the Paris Agreement.