Dirty Money Has No Business on the Climate Committee

February 13, 2019By media No Comments

For the first time in eight years, there’s a select committee in the U.S. Congress to tackle the climate crisis. Big Oil has already weakened the committee’s influence, which lacks a specific mandate to develop a Green New Deal and can’t use subpoena power to compel witnesses to testify. But there’s still crucial work on … Read More

Response: Energy Dominance Is a Climate Catastrophe

February 5, 2019By media 1 Comment

“As Donald Trump pushes ahead with his catastrophic energy dominance agenda, it is imperative that climate champions at all levels who are pushing forward Green New Deal efforts incorporate the critical need to pursue a just and managed decline of fossil fuel production,” said David Turnbull.

Report: U.S. Oil and Gas Expansion Threatens to Unleash Climate Pollution Equivalent to nearly 1,000 Coal Plants

January 16, 2019By media No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2019 Contact: David Turnbull, david [at] priceofoil [dot] org Lorne Stockman, lorne [at] priceofoil [dot] org Kelly Trout, kelly [at] priceofoil [dot] org Report: U.S. Oil and Gas Expansion Threatens to Unleash Climate Pollution Equivalent to nearly 1,000 Coal Plants Groups outline five-point ‘checklist’ for U.S. politicians to show real leadership towards … Read More

Release: Coalition of progressive groups call on Democrats in new Congress to reject fossil fuel money, push bold and aggressive climate policies

November 27, 2018By media 1 Comment

As Democrats vie for leadership positions in the new Congress, 47 progressive groups released a letter today demanding that candidates for House leadership posts pledge to reject fossil fuel money. In order to effectively lead on a Green New Deal and make a just transition away from fossil fuels, the letter calls for prospective leaders of the new House to declare themselves fossil fuel money-free.

Sparking a new conversation around “climate leadership”

October 3, 2018By media No Comments

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.