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

November 27, 2018By Collin Rees No Comments

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.

Please, please vote.

November 5, 2018By David Turnbull No Comments

In times of uncertainty and fear, there’s something comforting about the things you can plan for, and the ways that we can come together to make a real difference. And here’s a big one: One of the most important elections of our lives is tomorrow.

🎃 A Halloween horror story (about Big Oil)

October 31, 2018By Collin Rees No Comments

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

Electing Real Climate Leaders to Stop Fossil Fuel Projects

October 4, 2018By Collin Rees 1 Comment

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.

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.