Climate and environmental justice groups are raising concerns about a lack of transparency around the US-EU Joint Task Force for Energy Security that the Biden Administration announced on March 25.
United States, European Green Groups Urge Leaders to Reject Fossil Fuel Expansion Schemes
“Furthering fossil fuel dependence would be the worst possible choice for Biden and von der Leyen in a critical moment — we need to double down on clean, renewable energy,” said Collin Rees.
Asia Gas Factsheet #2: Gas Is A Bad Deal For Asia
Asia is one of the few remaining growth markets for gas. The fossil fuel industry and its proponents are pushing to develop $379 billion of gas terminals, pipelines and power plants in Asia over the next decade. Roughly three-quarters of all Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) import terminals in development globally are planned for Asia. This aggressive buildout ignores a simple truth.
Oil Change International and Partners Launch ‘Gas Is Not Clean’ Campaign
Today, Oil Change U.S., Sunrise Movement, Evergreen Action, Sierra Club, Indivisible, and other partners launched a joint Gas Is Not Clean campaign to ensure a potential Clean Energy Standard (CES) or Clean Energy Payment Program (CEPP) prohibits the inclusion of gas.
Nearly 450 Organizations Call on Biden Administration to End Public Finance for Fossil Fuels
Over 400 organizations from 50 countries signing onto a new letter called on the Joe Biden administration to immediately end all U.S. public financing for fossil fuels, including natural gas.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Upholds Oregon’s Denial of Key Jordan Cove LNG Permit
Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) upheld the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality’s denial of a key permit for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline.
Biden Urged By Hundreds of Groups to Sign Climate Emergency Executive Order
Nearly 400 groups called on President-elect Joe Biden to sign an executive order to confront the climate emergency with the full power of the executive branch as soon as he takes office.
Top US banks still propping up Mountain Valley fracked-gas pipeline boondoggle
Eight main street U.S. banks have substantially increased their investment in the troubled Mountain Valley fracked gas pipeline project, updated analysis by Oil Change International revealed today.
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.
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.