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, May 18, 2021
IEA's First 1.5°C-Aligned Scenario Bolsters Call for No New Fossil Fuel Extraction
Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a special report, “Net Zero in 2050: A roadmap for the global energy system,” that represents the agency’s first ever effort to model a comprehensive energy pathway towards limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (°C). While concerns...
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Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Export Credit Agencies and States Potentially at Risk of Climate Litigation Over Finance for Fossil Fuels
Export credit agencies (ECAs) - and the governments that oversee them - could be in violation of their international legal obligations if they do not take action to reduce their financing of fossil fuel-related activities imminently. That is the main conclusion of a new legal opinion published...
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Oil Change International Response to Biden Administration Announcements on International Finance
As part of its International Climate Finance Plan announced during today’s Leaders Summit on Climate, the Biden Administration committed to "end international investments in and support for carbon-intensive fossil fuel-based energy projects" at multilateral and bilateral finance agencies such as...
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Oil Change International Response to Leaders Climate Summit
Today, world leaders have gathered virtually at a so-called “Leaders Summit on Climate” hosted by the Biden administration. These leaders provided statements and commitments to increase ambition on global climate action. With a few notable exceptions, however, largely absent from the discussions...
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Hundreds of Groups Urge Kerry to Push for Wall St. Climate Regulation, Not Partnership
On Tuesday, 145 organizations sent a letter urging Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to use his powers to end the flow of finance from Wall Street to the industries driving climate change. The letter comes in the wake of the Special Envoy’s recent comments that the private sector —...
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Wednesday, March 31, 2021
At Net Zero Summit, IEA Receives Clear Call to Put 1.5°C at Heart of the World Energy Outlook (WEO)
At today’s IEA-COP26 Net Zero Summit , International Energy Agency (IEA) director Dr. Fatih Birol again asserted that his agency “will provide a roadmap for the world to be in line with 1.5 degrees Celsius,” and said this roadmap, to be released on 18 May, will guide the IEA’s work. Yet, Birol...
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
OCI Reaction to Interior Department Forum on Federal Oil and Gas Leasing Program
Today the US Department of Interior held a virtual public forum on the federal oil and gas program as it pursues potential changes to the leasing program. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director with Oil Change International, released the following statement: "Today we heard...
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Five National Groups Announce Endorsement of State Sen. Antoinette Sedillo López in NM-01
Today, five national environmental and progressive groups representing tens of thousands of New Mexico voters announced their endorsement of State Senator Antoinette Sedillo López for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional district. The groups announcing their endorsement of Sedillo López include Oil...
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Thursday, March 18, 2021
Nearly 450 Organizations Call on Biden Administration to End Public Finance for Fossil Fuels
In a letter released today , nearly 450 organizations called on the Biden Administration to immediately end all US public financing for fossil fuels, including natural gas. Signatories to the letter span six continents, and include major US civil society organizations, international groups, and...
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Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Oil Change International Response to Biden Climate Announcements
Today, President Joe Biden is expected to sign executive orders advancing a broad range of actions to confront the climate crisis, including directing the Interior Department to enact a temporary pause on new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters. Biden is also expected to direct federal...
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