IEA scenarios may not stand the test of climate litigation: Dutch Supreme Court ruling (Shell should pay attention)

January 22, 2020By Hannah McKinnonBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, Featured, News, Stop Funding Fossils

By Laurie van der Burg As the climate crisis wreaks havoc across the globe and we enter a decade that will make or break our ability to limit warming to 1.5°C, Big Oil continues to use the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) dangerous scenarios to justify major new investments in oil and gas, including in court. … Read More

The devil is in the details: Oil Change International response to reports of IEA movement on a 1.5°C scenario

June 11, 2019By OCI TeamEnergy Transitions & Futures, Press Releases

We’re glad to hear that the IEA is starting to respond to the growing demands from business leaders, government leaders, and civil society members to align its scenarios with Paris. However, the devil is in the details as to whether or not such a scenario from the IEA should earn our applause, and we must withhold judgment until more details are released.