Over 500 organizations, including a wide range of health, faith, environmental, and other groups across the United States released a letter today calling on Congressional leadership to eliminate the fossil fuel subsidies embedded in the U.S. tax code.
Letter: 500+ Groups Urge U.S. Congress to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Over 500 groups released an open letter being sent to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, urging them to end fossil fuel subsidies.
Statement of Solidarity with Striking Workers on Total’s North Sea Platforms
Oil Change International and Platform express their solidarity with striking workers on platforms in the North Sea operated by French oil giant Total.
House Poised to Vote for Big Oil Subsidy in Budget Deal – Oil Change Int’l Response
“It’s cynical and reckless to provide relief for climate-related disasters with one hand, while essentially paying Big Oil to worsen the climate crisis with the other. Transferring billions of dollars from hard-working taxpayers to ultra-rich oil companies to extract more fossil fuels will not make our country safer or stronger.”
Letter from 30+ Groups: Congress Must Stop Subsidizing Enhanced Oil Recovery
Today, more than 30 environmental, health and social justice organizations urged Congressional leaders to exclude an extension of the tax credit for carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery from any spending bill.
RELEASE: Groups Push Back on Billion-Dollar Giveaways to Dirty Energy in GOP Tax Bill
A coalition of environmental and climate justice, Indigenous rights, public health, consumer, and environmental groups delivered two letters urging lawmakers to oppose including the giveaway of billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry in any tax bill.
Report: Trump’s “Energy Dominance” Plans Rely on Billions in Fossil Fuel Subsidies
A new report out today reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. These subsidies amount to billions of dollars wasted to prop up an industry responsible for a climate crisis that has contributed to lives lost and hundreds of billions in damages this hurricane season alone.
Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial – How the U.S. Fossil Fuel Industry Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial
A new report by Oil Change International reveals that U.S. taxpayers continue to foot the bill for more than $20 billion in fossil fuel subsidies each year. Every dollar spent subsidizing this industry takes us further away from achieving internationally agreed emissions goals, and maintaining a stable climate.
Statement On Congressional Efforts to Extend 45Q
f passed, Oil Change International’s forthcoming analysis reveals that this legislation would be worth up to $4.5 billion each year to the oil industry, making it the largest single federal handout to the fossil fuel industry.
Trump on “Direct Collision Course” With G20 Over Climate
As the G20 talks commence, the new international “Climate Pariah” Donald Trump is going to come under intense pressure from the G20 to reconsider pulling out of the Paris Climate agreement.