The communities most at risk from new fossil fuel extraction are primarily Black, Brown and Indigenous peoples, people of the global majority and those on the frontlines of fossil fuel industry expansion.
oil and gas leases
Response: Biden’s renewed oil and gas lease sales are a disastrous move in the wrong direction
“True energy independence means rejecting fossil fuel expansion and ending Big Oil’s greed while rapidly building out renewable energy on public lands and beyond,” said Rees.
OCI reaction to Interior Department forum on federal oil and gas leasing
The only reasonable conclusion to the process of reforming the federal oil and gas program is for leasing to come to an end.
Hundreds of Groups Support Halting Fossil Fuel Leasing, Permitting on U.S. Public Lands, Oceans
Environmental justice, Indigenous, and climate groups from announced today that they have delivered millions of petitions and letters from hundreds of organizations supporting a halt on new fossil fuel leasing and permitting on public lands and oceans.