They say that politicians often operate in a bubble, removed from the rest of us. They have a blinkered view of reality, distorted by privilege and power.
As G7 backslides over fossil fuel pledges, new research shows gas is not the answer to our climate and energy security crisis
With hundreds of millions of people across the word suffering from the fallout of higher energy prices and a cost of living crisis caused by Russia’s deadly war on Ukraine, this week’s G7 summit was the perfect opportunity for the world’s most powerful politicians to show clear compelling leadership.
Climate Hope: Will Australia’s new Prime Minister go from climate laggard to leader?
Yesterday, Australia’s liberal Labor Party secured enough seats to hold an outright majority in the House, as the counting of votes continued ten days on from the historic election.
BP’s Russian lobby group scrubs its website clean of controversial links and past
A key British Russian lobbying group, the board of which included executives from BP, and whose hierarchy included British Royalty, British and Russian Ambassadors and ex-British parliamentarians, has quietly erased online content about its activities and personnel over the last few weeks.
Will Norway’s new government act on the need to phase out oil and gas?
The Parliament election in Norway, Europe’s largest oil and gas producer, ended up securing support for a shift in Government, from today’s Conservative-coalition government to a Labour-coalition government. Talks and negotiations are happening over the next weeks, and one of the biggest issues is the future of the Norwegian oil and gas industry. Will Norway’s new government pass a more restrictive oil and gas policy?
Crude Britannia: Understanding how oil shapes a nation
There is a great and timely book that has been published entitled Crude Britannia, which looks at how oil has shaped society and the political landscape of the United Kingdom.
We need your help to keep Big Oil’s influence out of the Biden Administration
In the coming days, weeks, and months Oil Change will work to build on our wins and hold the Biden Administration to account, just like we did with Trump and Obama before. We will be pushing for a radical just transition away from fossil fuels.
Dark money wins as Senate Judiciary Committee votes for Amy Coney Barrett
Just as we have seen dark money fund climate denial and undermine climate discourse, it now seems to be undermining American justice, too.
Putting clean energy stimulus at the heart of IEA analysis?
People all over the world are facing unprecedented crises from COVID-19. These tragic impacts will be the deepest in the world’s most vulnerable communities, regions and countries. IEA director Dr. Fatih Birol has urged governments worldwide to place clean energy at the heart of stimulus. Here Dr. Birol is right – but making this clean energy call count with real ambition is critical if the IEA wants to shake its reputation as a shill for the fossil fuel sector.
Canada to Trudeau: We expect more on climate
Yesterday, millions of Canadians headed to the polls and knocked the Liberals’ majority government down to minority status. This was a clear signal to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his party that voters expect more and better action from a Liberal government to confront the climate crisis.