The godfather of climate science, Dr James Hansen and fourteen environmental groups have called on the UK Government to “resolutely reject” the proposals to drill for oil and gas in the new Cambo field, which is west of Shetland, just months before the UK hosts the crucial COP 26 climate talks.
Climate Hypocrisy: Despite being COP26 hosts, UK Gov. offers over 100 new drilling licenses
The British Government, as hosts of COP26, had an opportunity to show real climate leadership and start a just transition away from fossil fuels. But they just offered over 100 drilling licenses
The Sky’s Limit Denmark: Why Denmark Must Phase Out North Sea Oil and Gas Extraction
A new study released by Oil Change International examines the role of Danish oil and gas production in a Paris-aligned global carbon budget. The report confirms that while Denmark has positioned itself as a global climate leader, its plans to expand North Sea oil and fossil gas extraction would undermine its record of climate action and would be incompatible with achieving its Paris climate commitments.
Shell Emissions Still Going Up, Despite Accounting Device
Shell’s climate claims don’t add up – a closer look at the oil giant’s plans.
OCI evidence to UK parliament inquiry on public finance for fossil fuels
Today Oil Change International gave evidence to the UK parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, to contribute to its inquiry into the use of UK Export Finance (UKEF) to support fossil fuel exports and investments.
The IEA Comes Up Short on Climate (Again)
Today’s release of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 marked another missed opportunity for the International Energy Agency (IEA) to provide a roadmap to Paris success.
Explainer: IEA Scenarios and the Paris Goals
How the International Energy Agency’s Sustainable Development Scenario doesn’t match up to the Paris goals, and how the IEA can change it (2 years ago it nearly did!)
Shell on Earth: Why Shell Fails on Climate
Shell’s claims to be a climate leader do not stand up to scrutiny
OFF TRACK: The IEA and Climate Change
How the International Energy Agency Guides Energy Decisions towards Fossil Fuel Dependence and Climate Change
Shell Game: What Shell Gets Wrong in Its New Climate Report
On Monday, Shell released a new report describing how the world might achieve the Paris goals. The report described a scenario called “Sky,” painting a picture of a possible future. It’s a future full of fossil fuels: in 2050, it has oil, gas and coal use at respectively 88%, 93%, and 62% of their current … Read More