In honor of Halloween, want to hear something spooooooky? Right now – as you read this – Big Oil and Gas are pouring millions of dollars into fighting back against real climate action at the ballot box. They’re turning our democracy into a haunted house meant to intimidate and scare real climate champions, and to … Read More
Earlier, we posted the details on four climate leaders we’ve endorsed, and now we have four more to spotlight. The stakes of this election are enormous. For too long, politicians have been given a pat on the back for simply saying that they believe in climate change or support clean energy. With the latest report … Read More
November 6th is just around the corner! This election, we have the opportunity to set the record straight on what “climate leadership” means by electing outspoken leaders who are unafraid to take on Big Oil and Gas. For too long, politicians have been given a pat on the back for simply saying that they believe … Read More
There’s no time to play nice with the fossil fuel industry, to give lip service to renewable energy without doing more. We need bold, visionary, brave climate leadership, and we need it now.
When it comes to the nitty-gritty of stopping the build-out of fossil fuel projects, Congress plays a role, but it’s the city councils, port authorities, and Public Utilities Commissions that are regularly making these crucial calls on whether fossil fuel infrastructure gets built – or gets stopped in its tracks. That’s why we’re renewing our partnership with Lead Locally to help elect climate leaders unafraid to stand up to industry at the local level.
In mid-September, thousands converged for the Global Climate Action Summit hosted by Governor Jerry Brown, with conversations focused primarily on efforts to reduce emissions and lower the demand for fossil fuels. Outside the official summit proceedings, however, Oil Change International teamed up with numerous partners to mobilize pressure on Governor Brown and other political leaders to address a major gap in action: putting policies in place to wind down fossil fuel extraction.