David Turnbull

David Turnbull is campaigns director for Oil Change International. Follw him on Twitter: @david_turnbull

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Friday, August 26, 2016
The American Petroleum Institute’s Desperate PR is Failing
If you’ve watched any political coverage on television in the last few months, or the Olympics, or really anything on TV, you’re bound to have seen some pretty ridiculous advertising coming from the oil and gas industry. The American Petroleum Institute in particular has been putting out some...
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The EIA Needs to Play its Part for the Climate
The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Annual Energy Conference begins today. It’s a two-day Washington energy wonk binge that is dominated by fossil fuel industry heavyweights and technocrats. While a few of the conference sessions will deal with climate change and renewable energy, there...
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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Introducing the Climate Test
Today, with a number of our partner organizations in the US and Canada, we’re unveiling the Climate Test . This is a proposal being delivered jointly to President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau calling on them to align their governments’ energy policy and decision-making with the demands climate...
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Friday, February 12, 2016
The Not-So-Hidden Fracking Money Fueling the 2016 Elections
The New York Times this week pulled together a list of all the individuals who have contributed over 1 million dollars in the 2016 election …and there’s some major fracking money hiding in plain sight. If you take a quick glance at the Times’ list of big contributors, you’ll see a hodgepodge of...
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Friday, November 06, 2015
#StopFundingFossils: A Global Campaign to Abolish Dirty Fuel Subsidies
Every year, governments funnel billions of dollars in support to the fossil fuel industry. Meanwhile, the fossil fuel industry is using those public dollars to dig up fossil fuels that we must not burn if we want a safe-climate future. So, in 2009 when G20 countries committed to ending that support...
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Lift the Export Ban, Cook the Climate
On Tuesday, our organization released a new briefing, entitled "Lift the Ban, Cook the Climate: Why Eliminating the Crude Export Ban Fails the Climate Test, " detailing why Congress and the President should stand up to current efforts by the oil industry to eliminate the ban on crude oil exports...
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Friday, May 15, 2015
What’s Wrong with Our Energy Policy in One Short Video
We all know a picture speaks a thousand words, but sometimes a video says even more. If you’re looking for one clip that shows a bit of the craziness of an energy policy pushing bomb trains, arctic drilling, and unchecked oil production all over our country while communities remain at risk and our...
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