March 20th, 2020 | by The Years Project
A new report from a collection of leading NGOs takes a deep dive into how banks around the world are fueling the climate crisis. The report, called Banking On Climate Change, finds that 35 banks have poured a staggering $2.7 trillion into dirty energy projects from 2016 to
January 14th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
The “Stop the Money Pipeline” Mobilization aims to end the financing of fossil fuels and deforestation.
July 26th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A draft proposal circulating through the boardroom of the European Investment Bank recommends terminating all further investments in fossil fuels effective 1/1/2021. The bank currently provides about $3 billion a year in financing for the fossil fuel industry.
March 22nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report published this week shows that 33 global banks provided $1.9 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the adoption of the Paris Climate Agreement at the end of 2015 and that the amount of fossil fuel financing has increased in each of the past two years.
June 14th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Oil Change International is asking the G20 countries to reject plans to invest up to $1.6 trillion in new natural gas development, claiming that doing so will make it impossible to meet the goals agreed to in the Paris climate accords.
March 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report released this week and endorsed by over 50 organizations around the world reveals that 36 of the world's biggest banks funneled $115 billion into fossil fuels in 2017, an 11% increase over 2016 levels despite it being the costliest year on record for weather disasters.
August 12th, 2017 | by James Ayre
While Norway has something of a reputation internationally as being "progressive" and "green," the country's well fed economy and society is largely the result of a highly productive fossil fuel extraction industry
July 6th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
G20 countries continue to spend billions in public financing for fossil fuels, spending nearly four times as much than on clean energy, averaging more than $70 billion annually, totaling $215.3 billion in deals for oil, gas, and coal between 2013 and 2015.
February 12th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
One of the world’s seven “supermajor” oil and gas companies, BP, has released its annual Energy Outlook, claiming fossil fuels [&hellip
June 3rd, 2015 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report has for the first time shone the light on just how much money is being poured into [&hellip
October 10th, 2014 | by Vrinda Manglik
World Bank energy investments are categorically failing to end energy poverty. That’s the stark finding of a new report released by Sierra [&hellip
January 20th, 2013 | by Tina Casey
With President Obama set to announce climate change as a top priority for his second term, the stage is set [&hellip
December 5th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan
Here’s some recent climate change, climate policy, and fossil fuel news for you, in case you missed it (a [&hellip