COP28 President points again to 1.5ºC “North Star”, but UAE expansion plans still on the table

February 22, 2024By nicoleGlobal Policy, Press Releases

“Since COP28 in Dubai, both producers and importers of fossil fuels have a responsibility to accelerate the transition away from them.  While COP28 President Al Jaber is right to point out that fossil fuel demand needs to decline rapidly, this cannot be an excuse for the massive expansion of fossil fuels planned by his own company, ADNOC, and the five rich global north countries responsible for the majority of planned oil and gas expansion to 2050, led by the United States.”

Press Release: World Energy Outlook 2023

October 24, 2023By Al Johnson-KurtsPress Releases

Paris, France – Today, the International Energy Agency’s flagship report, the World Energy Outlook (WEO), reaffirms that world leaders must not develop new oil, gas, or coal beyond existing fields, and must close some existing fields and infrastructure early, to remain within the internationally agreed upon temperature limit. The WEO’s findings reinforce urgent calls for … Read More

Key Countries Responsible for the Climate Crisis Fail to Answer Call to Phase Out Fossil Fuels

September 20, 2023By Valentina StacklPress Releases

A handful of rich countries driving oil and gas expansion failed to answer United Nations Secretary General António Guterres’s call for an end to new fossil fuel production. Lacking the climate leadership necessary to participate, the United States, the United Kingdom, Norway, and Australia were excluded from speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit today.