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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Friday, March 13, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Trump’s Announced SPR Purchase
During today’s announcement of a national emergency related to the coronavirus, President Trump announced he has instructed the Secretary of Energy to purchase “large quantities of oil for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve...we’re gonna fill it right up to the top.” In response, Alex Doukas, Stop...
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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Report: Reinstating the Crude Oil Export Ban Could Cut Global Emissions as Much as 181 Million Tons Annually
A new report from Greenpeace USA and Oil Change International calculates the climate benefits of reinstating the crude oil export ban, a policy that limited the amount of carbon pollution the US shipped overseas for more than 40 years. The report finds that restoring the crude oil export ban could...
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Thursday, January 09, 2020
Oil Change International Response to Trump’s Gutting of NEPA
Today, the Trump administration unveiled new actions intending to undermine requirements under the National Environmental Policy Act that climate change impacts of projects be factored into environmental reviews. In response, Rebecca Concepcion Apostol, U.S. Program Director at Oil Change...
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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
California Gov. Gavin Newsom Takes Actions Towards a Managed Phase-out of Oil and Gas Extraction
Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced new steps to restrict dangerous drilling practices and improve protections for communities close to oil and gas extraction. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director at Oil Change International , provided the following statement: “Governor...
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Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Response to International Energy Agency’s 2019 World Energy Outlook
In response to the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) 2019 World Energy Outlook (WEO), experts at Oil Change International (OCI) have released the following statements: Hannah McKinnon, Program Director, Energy Transitions and Futures, Oil Change International: “After a year of clear demands and...
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Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Oil Change U.S. Response: Trump’s Speech at Fracking Conference Was a Dumpster Fire
Today, President Donald Trump spoke to a fracking industry conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In response to the president’s speech, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S. , released the following statement: “From the hearty handshakes between the president and...
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Monday, October 07, 2019
70+ Civil Society Groups Call on European Investment Bank to Stand Behind Proposal to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels
Today, over 70 civil society groups spanning dozens of countries – including major international groups – sent a public letter to European Investment Bank (EIB) leadership, calling on them to stand firm behind a draft lending policy that, if adopted, would rule out future fossil fuel financing from...
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Oil Change U.S. Response to Sen. Bernie Sanders Green New Deal Plan
Today, Senator Bernie Sanders released a Green New Deal plan as part of his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director with Oil Change U.S., released the following statement: “Senator Bernie Sanders has been a climate...
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Thursday, August 22, 2019
Oil Change U.S. Statement on Jay Inslee Departure From Presidential Race
Tonight, Governor Jay Inslee announced he will be ending his campaign for President of the United States. Governor Inslee had made bold climate action the centerpiece of his campaign, which garnered more than 130,000 individual donors in support. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic...
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Monday, June 24, 2019
Inslee Raises the Bar, Recognizes the Imperative of a Fossil Fuel Production Phase-Out
Today, Washington Governor and presidential candidate Jay Inslee released his latest climate plan, entitled 'Freedom from Fossil Fuels ,' focused on ending fossil fuel handouts and ramping down fossil fuel production, infrastructure, and exports in the United States in line with climate science and...
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