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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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Inslee’s International Climate Plan: Stop Funding Fossils, Ramp Up Ambition
Today, presidential candidate and Governor of Washington Jay Inslee released his latest climate policy platform plank, focused on international climate efforts. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S., released the following statement: "Governor Jay Inslee’...
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Tuesday, June 04, 2019
Oil Change U.S. Response to Joe Biden Climate Plan
This morning, Joe Biden released his plan to combat climate change, committing to sign the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge and ban new oil and gas permits on public lands and waters. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change U.S., issued the following statement: “...
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Trump Tramples on Bedrock Environmental Laws in Service to Big Oil
Today, President Trump announced two executive orders aimed at speeding approvals of oil and gas infrastructure proposals. In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Campaigns Director with Oil Change U.S., issued the following statement: “Today, President Trump has taken a jackhammer to two of our...
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Thursday, February 07, 2019
Oil Change USA Response to Green New Deal Resolutions
In response to the Green New Deal resolutions introduced today by Senator Ed Markey and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director with Oil Change USA , released the following statement: “We are encouraged that these resolutions include bold and...
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Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Energy Dominance Is a Climate Catastrophe
In his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, Trump said, “We have unleashed a revolution in American Energy – the United States is now the number one producer of oil and natural gas in the world.” In response, David Turnbull, Strategic Communications Director at Oil Change USA , released the...
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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Report: U.S. Oil and Gas Expansion Threatens to Unleash Climate Pollution Equivalent to nearly 1,000 Coal Plants
The U.S. oil and gas industry has the potential to unleash the largest burst of new carbon emissions in the world through 2050, new research released today has found. Without action to curtail this unprecedented expansion of drilling from Texas to North Dakota to Pennsylvania and beyond, new U.S...
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Nearly a Third of Democrats Who Flipped U.S. House Seats Refuse Fossil Fuel Industry Money
Following yesterday’s U.S. midterm elections, which saw a historic surge of Democratic women lead the Democratic Party to take back the U.S. House of Representatives and win races at all levels, Stephen Kretzmann, Executive Director of Oil Change United States had the following statement: “Despite...
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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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