This report focuses on fossil gas development in the G20 and debunking the myth of fossil gas as a clean transition fuel.
Report Finds Major Banks Ramped Up Fossil Fuel Financing to $115 Billion in 2017
The report finds that major private banks funneled $115 billion into extreme fossil fuels in 2017, an increase of 11% from 2016. The single biggest driver of the increase in financing came from the tar sands sector, where financing grew by 111% from 2016 to 2017.
Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2018
Rainforest Action Network, Oil Change International, Indigenous Environmental Network, Honor the Earth, BankTrack, and Sierra Club with 350.org, 350 Eugene, 350 Seattle, Amazon Watch, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Bank Information Center, Bold Alliance, Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas, Catskill Mountainkeeper, CEE Bankwatch, Center for Sustainable Economy, CHANGE, Christian Aid, Citizens Against LNG, … Read More
Jordan Cove LNG and Pacific Connector Pipeline Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The proposed Jordan Cove LNG export terminal and Pacific Connector pipeline would be a substantial source of climate pollution for decades to come. This briefing provides an estimate of the project lifecycle emissions and provides the climate rational for rejecting the proposed project.
Report: First Comprehensive Analysis of Climate Impact of Jordan Cove LNG Terminal & Pacific Connector Pipeline
A new report released by Oil Change International details, for the first time, the full accounting of greenhouse gas emissions that would result from the proposed Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal and Pacific Connector fracked gas Pipeline project in Oregon.
Response: Industry-friendly FERC rightly rejects Perry’s coal and nukes bailout
This was an easy decision for FERC. Secretary Perry’s proposal was nothing more than a massive bailout for the coal and nuclear industries, so it’s no surprise it was resoundingly rejected by even the industry-friendly commission.
VA State Water Control Board Delays the Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Oil Change International Response
The Atlantic Coast Pipeline, like the Mountain Valley Pipeline, is a boondoggle that imperils our climate and communities. It must not be built. The Water Board has given itself an important opportunity to complete its work the right way by finalizing a complete rejection.
Burning the Gas ‘Bridge Fuel’ Myth
This analysis provides five clear reasons why fossil gas is not a “bridge fuel.” It shows that even with zero methane leakage, gas is not a climate change solution.
Community Responses to FERC’s Terrible Pipeline Approvals
Last Friday, FERC continued it’s rubber-stamping ways. Fortunately for pipeline fighters, fights against these two fracked gas pipelines is far from over. Here’s a selection of community voices responding to FERC’s terrible pipeline approvals of Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast’s certificates.
Virginia DEQ Hearings on Atlantic Coast & Mountain Valley Pipelines
The Virginia DEQ is holding five hearings across the Commonwealth to receive public input on proposed pipeline projects – three hearings on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and two hearings on the Mountain Valley Pipeline.