Oil Change International

Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization focused on exposing the true costs of fossil fuels and facilitating the coming transition towards clean energy.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to Trump Executive Order
Today, Donald Trump signed an executive order that included lifting the moratorium on coal leasing from public lands, backing away from the Clean Power Plan regulations, reversing policy guiding agencies to consider the costs of climate change in decisions, and ending spending on building climate...
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Thursday, March 16, 2017
Oil Change International responds to Trump’s "Skinny Budget" Proposal
Today, Donald Trump released a new "skinny budget" proposal for consideration in Congress. In response, Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director of Oil Change International released the following statement: "Trump's skinny budget is lean for Americans, but fat for the oil, gas, and coal industry...
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to DAPL Easement
Today, the Army Corps of Engineers under the Trump administration announced their intention to suspend the environmental review process and grant the final easement needed to restart construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. In response, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director of Oil Change...
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to Executive Orders on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines
“Both the Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines will never be completed, no matter what President Trump and his oil-soaked cabinet try to do. Trump’s first days in office saw massive opposition, marking the beginning of four years of resistance to his dangerous policies. We stopped Keystone XL...
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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Oil Change International Statement on First Morning of Tillerson Hearing
This morning, Rex Tillerson was questioned in the first part of his confirmation hearing for Secretary of State. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International released the following statement: “Rex Tillerson seems determined to run US foreign policy like he ran...
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Oops. Rick Perry as Energy Secretary is Laughable.
Reports have now confirmed that Donald Trump will be announcing his choice for Secretary of Energy as former Texas Governor, 2016 Dancing with the Stars contestant, Energy Transfer Partners Board Member, and Sunoco Logistics Board Member Rick Perry. In response, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director...
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Trump picks Tillerson to 'Take the Oil' as Secretary of State
In response to the nomination of Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, to the office of Secretary of State of the United States of America, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International , issued the following statement: “Donald Trump made it clear during the campaign that he wants...
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Friday, November 18, 2016
Oil Change International Response to Marrakech UN Climate Negotiations
In response to the outcome of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's COP22 negotiations nearing conclusion in Marrakech, Morocco, Oil Change International released the following statements from its experts following various aspects of the negotiations: “The COP outcome once...
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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Paris Agreement Ratification Means No New Fossil Fuels
In response to the Paris Agreement reaching the country ratification thresholds needed to enter into force, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director of Oil Change International , released the following statement: “The speed with which the Paris Agreement will enter into force provides a hopeful signal...
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Fossil Fuel Expansion Has Reached the Sky’s Limit: Report
The embedded carbon emissions from the oil, gas, and coal in currently operating fields and mines, if they run to the end of their projected lifetimes, will take us just beyond the Paris Agreement’s 2?C warming limit, and even further from the goal of 1.5?C, a new study has found . The study...
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