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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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Oil Change International Joins California Environmental Justice Groups in Opposition to A.B. 398
Tuesday, Governor Brown and California state lawmakers unveiled a new package of bills (A.B. 398 and A.B. 617) aimed at extending the state’s existing cap and trade program. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International, released the following statement: “The entire...
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Saturday, July 08, 2017
Statement: G20 Leaders Shame Trump, but Fail to End Fossil Fuel Subsidies
In response to the language in the G20 Leaders’ Communique from the 2017 summit in Hamburg, which fails to establish a deadline for the phase out of fossil fuel subsidies, Oil Change International has released the following statement from Senior Campaigner Alex Doukas: “Rightfully, other G20...
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
G20 Nations Sending Billions in Finance to Fossil Fuels
Each year, G20 countries provide nearly four times more public finance to fossil fuels than to clean energy, according to a new report released today by Oil Change International, Friends of the Earth U.S., the Sierra Club and WWF European Policy Office. In total, public fossil fuel financing from...
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to Trump's 'Energy Week' Speech
"The 'energy dominance' tagline should be called out for what it is: another manifestation of the President’s misogynistic, hyper-masculine, abusive outlook on the world. It reveals an attitude toward our environment and energy policy that would destroy communities and our climate in order to feed...
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Friday, June 23, 2017
FERC Repeats Failure on Mountain Valley Pipeline Review
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today released its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Mountain Valley Pipeline, a controversial 303-mile pipeline that would carry 2 billion cubic feet of fracked gas per day from West Virginia through Virginia. As has been the pattern at...
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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Oil Change International Responds to FERC Nominations Hearing
Today, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to consider the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson to be commissioners at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. In response, David Turnbull, Campaigns Director at Oil Change International, released the...
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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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