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, December 17, 2020
Oil Change U.S. Response to Additional Biden Selections on Climate, Energy
Multiple news outlets have now confirmed the selection of U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) as President-Elect Joe Biden’s Secretary of the Interior. This follows other key energy and climate selections by Biden's Transition Team throughout the week. In response to these announcements, Collin Rees,...
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Thursday, December 17, 2020
Leading Progressive Groups Launch Pressure Campaign for Biden to Address Fossil Fuels and Climate Crisis
Today, organizations representing millions of environmental, racial, and economic justice advocates across the country are launching a new campaign to hold President-elect Joe Biden accountable to his promises for bold climate action. The Build Back Fossil Free campaign includes 25 crucial...
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Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Opposition to Ernie Moniz and Fossil Fuel Appointments Intensifies
A broad coalition of climate, progressive, and environmental justice groups are engaged in an all-out push to keep former Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz out of the Biden Administration, because of Moniz’s extensive ties to the fossil fuel and nuclear industries, retrograde views on climate policy...
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Friday, October 23, 2020
Oil Change U.S. Response to Final Presidential Debate
Tonight, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden faced off in the final debate before the election. Oil Change U.S. has endorsed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris for President and Vice President. See our previous statement here . In response to tonight’s debate, Rebecca Concepcion...
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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Oil Change International Response to IEA’s 2020 World Energy Outlook
Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released its 2020 World Energy Outlook (WEO). For the first time, this year the WEO includes a so-called “Net Zero Emissions 2050” case, projecting CO2 emission reductions by 2030 that align with some 1.5ºC pathways. Oil Change International, a leading...
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Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Big Oil Reality Check: New Paper Finds 'Failure Across the Board' in Oil Industry Climate Plans
A new comprehensive analysis released today shows that not a single climate plan released by a major oil company comes close to aligning with the urgent 1.5ºC global warming limit. The discussion paper measures oil and gas company climate plans against ten minimum criteria for 1.5ºC alignment,...
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Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Oil Change International Response to BP’s New Commitment to Major Cuts in Extraction by 2030
Today, alongside its second-quarter results, BP announced that it will cut oil and gas extraction — excluding its major share in Russian oil giant Rosneft — by 40% by 2030. This announcement comes ahead of its planned net-zero strategy update in September and a month after it wrote off billions of...
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Report: The Netherlands Fails to Meet 2020 Deadline for Ending Fossil Fuel Subsidies
Amidst a climate crisis and global pandemic, a new analysis today from Friends of the Earth Netherlands and Oil Change International reveals that the Dutch government continues to provide billions — at least €8.3 billion per year — in taxpayer backed support for the production and use of fossil...
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Monday, July 06, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Dakota Access Pipeline Shutdown
Today, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that a key federal permit for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) fell far short of National Environmental Policy Act guidelines, the permit was being revoked, and the pipeline must cease operations and be emptied of oil by August 5...
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Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Report: G20 Governments Bankrolling the Fossil Fuel Industry with at least $77 Billion a Year
A new report released by Friends of the Earth U.S. and Oil Change International reveals G20 countries have provided at least $77 billion a year in public finance to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Climate Agreement was reached. This government-backed support to fossil fuels from export...
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