This week has seen some important public statements from candidates about their plans to constrain Big Oil, Gas, and Coal’s expansion and implemented a controlled wind-down of fossil fuel production that addresses environmental injustices and strengthens labor protections. Here’s a quick run-down of these stances on real climate leadership.
Author: Collin Rees
Response to Bernie Sanders’ climate platform to ban new fossil fuel infrastructure, end polluting exports, and generate millions of jobs
His plan to combat climate change includes passing a Green New Deal, committing to ban fracking, new fossil fuel infrastructure, and fossil fuel leases on public lands, and ending the export of coal, natural gas, and crude oil.
Oil Change USA response to Green New Deal resolutions
“Today’s resolutions mark the start of a new conversation on climate action in the United States that can finally begin, and we look forward to engaging fully to ensure a managed decline of fossil fuel production is a key part of that discussion,” said Turnbull.
Election Update: We’ve More than Doubled Congress’s No Fossil Fuel Money Caucus
The number of Congressmembers who have taken the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge has more than doubled to 35 members, and nearly a third of newly elected Democrats who flipped U.S. House seats have taken the pledge.
🎃 A Halloween horror story (about Big Oil)
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
Endorsements, Part 2: 4 more real climate leaders to support
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
Endorsements, Part 1: Show your support for these 4 climate leaders
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
Electing Real Climate Leaders to Stop Fossil Fuel Projects
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.
After merger, ClimateTruth becomes Oil Change USA
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2018 CONTACT: Oil Change USA – email@example.com 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