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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2018 CONTACT: Oil Change USA – firstname.lastname@example.org After merger, ClimateTruth becomes Oil Change USA WASHINGTON, DC — ClimateTruth.org Action, a project of Oil Change USA, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC, will now officially be known as Oil Change USA. Both entities worked as partners before ClimateTruth.org Action legally … Read More