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, August 30, 2018
Oil Change International Responds to Court’s Quashing of Trans Mountain’s Approval
Today, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal ruled that the Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline’s Cabinet approval was fatally flawed in not one but two ways: in failing to properly consult Indigenous peoples and First Nations, and in failing to properly account for the full environmental impacts of the...
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Monday, July 23, 2018
Report: Public Finance for Energy in Africa Focuses on Fossil Fuels, as Key Energy Access Solutions Are Left Behind
Each year, approximately $20 billion from government-backed financial institutions around the world flows to energy projects in Africa. According to a new analysis by Oil Change International, nearly 60 percent of this finance from 2014 through 2016 went to support fossil fuel development, compared...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Report: G20 Countries Set to Invest Over $1.6 trillion in ‘Fossil Gas,’ Jeopardizing Paris Climate Goals
As G20 energy ministers gather in Argentina, a new report out today entitled ‘Debunked: The G20 Clean Gas Myth’ finds that G20 countries, in the absence of new policies, are set to see investment of over $1.6 trillion USD in new gas projects. If this investment takes place – and if Argentina’s Vaca...
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Oil Change Int’l Responds to Canada’s Deal to Purchase Kinder Morgan Assets
Today, Canada’s government announced that it will pay $4.5 billion to Kinder Morgan to buy both the 65-year-old Trans Mountain pipeline and the controversial Trans Mountain Expansion Project. The government also announced that it will assume liability for construction costs of the project, which...
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
236 International Orgs Call on Trudeau to Quit Support for Kinder Morgan
Today, an open letter signed by 236 international civil society organizations in 44 countries called on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to stop backing the Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline project and begin planning for a managed decline of fossil fuel production. The letter points out the...
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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Official Submissions Call on UN Climate Parties to Address Fossil Fuel Production and Financing
Today, close to 500 organizations and 140 leading economists are calling on parties gathered for the latest round of climate negotiations to address fossil fuel production and financing in order to ensure success in meeting goals enshrined in the Paris Climate Agreement. In a submission to the UN’s...
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
International Energy Agency Is Holding Governments Back on Climate Policy
Through its energy forecasts, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has been guiding governments towards energy decisions that are inconsistent with the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement, new research has found . The IEA’s “New Policy Scenario (NPS)” is commonly used as a roadmap for energy...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Trump Administration Budget and Infrastructure Proposals Signal All-out Assault on Public Health, Environment
Today, the Trump administration unveiled both an infrastructure plan and a budget proposal for fiscal year 2019 that pave the way for an expansion of the fossil fuel industry. In response, Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director at Oil Change International, released the following comment: “Trump’s...
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
House Poised to Vote for Big Oil Subsidy in Budget Deal
Today, members of the House of Representatives are considering a budget deal that includes a massive expansion of the IRS Section 45Q tax credit, used mainly by the chemical and fossil fuel industries to capture and sell carbon dioxide to oil companies to increase oil production. In response, Janet...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
In State of the Union, Trump Reaffirms Commitment to Big Oil at Expense of Americans
In this evening’s State of the Union address, President Trump will be outlining, among other policies, his plans for continuing massive subsidies to the fossil fuel industry while gutting bedrock environmental policies in order to pave the way for hasty approvals of fossil fuel infrastructure...
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