Walk The Talk: Time for the G7 to make the COP28 Fossil Fuel Pledge a Reality

June 4, 2024By nicoleBriefings, Global Policy, Resources, Stop Funding Fossils No Comments

This new briefing from Oil Change International shows that G7 countries, which have both the capacity and the responsibility to be leaders in phasing out fossil fuels, are not walking the walk – at home or abroad: some G7 countries are massively expanding fossil fuel production at home, while others are investing in more fossil fuel infrastructure abroad. Both are catastrophic failures of leadership, which the G7 has a responsibility to correct.

Approval of Rosebank oil field highlights UK Planet Wrecker status

September 27, 2023By nicoleNorth Sea, Press Releases 2 Comments

“The science could not be more clear: there is no room for a single drop of oil from new fields. In our recent report “Planet Wreckers” we showed how the UK is one of the five rich Global North countries responsible for 51% of planned new oil and gas extraction globally to 2050, and blatantly ignoring the calls to rapidly phase out fossil fuels. The fact that the UK Government has approved the biggest undeveloped field in the UK, and coming just one week after the Government’s weakening of its net zero policies, is proof positive it is siding with oil and gas giants over a liveable future for all.”

CSOs say E3F countries need to act with urgency and integrity to meet commitments to end export finance for fossil fuels

November 24, 2021By LauriePress Releases, Stop Funding Fossils

The time has come for ambitious E3F action, not just ambitious words. We do not want to see a year of vague compromises and exceptions that water the commitment down and lead to continued support for fossil fuels, such as gas – as this not only puts the climate at risks, it also locks countries in the south into fossil dependence with all the economic risks that come along.