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, 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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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
VA State Water Control Board Delays the Atlantic Coast Pipeline: Oil Change International Response
Today, the Virginia State Water Control Board voted 4-3 to defer the Section 401 water quality certification for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline. In response, Lorne Stockman, Senior Research Analyst with Oil Change International and Virginia resident, released the following statement: “After a...
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
At the One Planet Summit, the World Bank Steals The Show by Phasing Out Upstream Oil and Gas Finance
At the One Planet Summit in Paris, France, the World Bank announced , among other positive steps, that they “will no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019.” In response to the announcement, Oil Change International released the following statements: Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director...
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Monday, December 11, 2017
Dirty Dozen: 12 Projects of the World Bank Group and Other Public Finance Institutions That Undermine the One Planet Summit and Put the Climate at Risk
As world leaders and global financial institutions gather for the One Planet Summit on December 12 in Paris, civil society groups have come together under the Big Shift Global campaign to underscore the massive finance gap remaining to shift away from fossil fuels and toward clean energy, in line...
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Nebraska Approves Keystone XL Alternative Route, Oil Change International Response
Today, with a 3-2 vote, the Nebraska Public Service Commission issued a decision that approves a route for the Keystone XL pipeline through Nebraska. In response, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change International, released the following statement: “Today the Nebraska PSC chose to...
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Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Groups Push Back on Billion-Dollar Giveaways to Dirty Energy in GOP Tax Bill
Today, a coalition of environmental and climate justice, Indigenous rights, public health, consumer, and environmental groups delivered two letters urging lawmakers to oppose including the giveaway of billions of taxpayer dollars to the fossil fuel industry in any tax bill. Advocates are worried...
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Thursday, November 02, 2017
GOP Tax Bill: Payday for Fossil Fuels, Devastating for American Families
Today, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives released a belabored tax bill that includes huge cuts to the wealthiest 1% of Americans, permanently lowers the corporate tax rate, while leaving in place billions in tax breaks for the fossil fuel industry. In response, Janet Redman, U.S...
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