Oil drilling ban in Lofoten sets precedent for high-income, fossil fuel producing countries to manage their decline of fossil fuel production

August 5, 2023By Silje LundbergFeatured, North Sea, Press Releases

This weekend, The People’s Action for an Oil-Free Lofoten, Vesterålen, and Senja, Folkeaksjonen, is closing the chapter on a successful decades’ long campaign to protect the area’s waters from oil drilling. The victory is a first step for Norway and other wealthy fossil fuel producers around the world that must lead in ending all new fossil fuel development and manage a decline of existing production.

Canada’s Big Oil Reality Check: Major oil and gas producers undercut Canada’s commitment to 1.5ºC

November 3, 2021By Oil Change InternationalEnergy Transitions & Futures, Featured, Reports

The assessment by Environmental Defence Canada and Oil Change International assesses eight of Canada’s top oil and gas producers, including Imperial (ExxonMobil) and Shell. It finds they are all on track to increase their oil and gas production in Canada, rather than planning a fair transition away from fossil fuels that are fuelling the climate crisis.

New Report: Climate Plans of Major Canadian Oil and Gas Producers Undercut Canada’s Commitment to 1.5ºC

November 3, 2021By Oil Change InternationalBlog Post, Energy Transitions & Futures, News, Press Releases

The climate plans of major oil and gas companies operating in Canada rank among the worst worldwide and will accelerate the climate crisis rather than help Canada and the world limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (ºC), according to a new report launched at the UN Climate Change Conference.