Bankers Warn of “Unburnable” Carbon As UN Talks Open

December 1, 2014By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News

The Lima UN climate talks which open today were always the diplomatic aperitif before the main three course carbon-fest in Paris next year. However they open with a renewed sense of optimism that after 20 years of delay and political deadlock – often driven by the fossil fuel industry – a deal may well be in sight for Paris.

Oil Industry “Paying Lip-Service” to Climate Risk

October 14, 2014By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured, News 1 Comment

The oil industry and its allies are used to dismissing those who are warning about climate change as a bunch of lentil-eating, sandal-wearing commies. But over the last few months we have seen a growing number of authoritative voices calling for fossil fuel disinvestment, with a growing number of institutional investors actually saying they will disinvest from fossil fuels.

Exxon to World: Drop Dead

March 31, 2014By David TurnbullFeatured, Press Releases 35 Comments

Exxon’s report, “Energy and Carbon – Managing the Risks” flatly states “we do not anticipate society being able to supplant traditional carbon- based forms of energy with other energy forms, such as renewables, to the extent needed to meet this carbon budget”. See Oil Change International Executive Director Stephen Kretzmann’s response.