OilWire #36: COP26: A breakthrough on oil and gas?

November 29, 2021Newsletter

THE BIG PICTURE For all the hype going into COP26 in Glasgow, many of us around the world feel badly let down as once again as many key voices were excluded and the decisions failed to adequately address the scale of the crisis, especially for those in the most vulnerable countries. Despite these frustrations, COP26 … Read More

Oilwire #35: Oil and gas phaseout on the agenda ahead of COP26

October 29, 2021Newsletter

THE BIG PICTURE As COP26 fast approaches, the increasingly urgent need to phase out oil and gas production was brought into sharp focus again this month by the annual release of two major reports.  First out of the gate, the International Energy Agency (IEA) published the stark conclusion that there is no room for new … Read More

OilWire #34: Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance launches

October 8, 2021Newsletter

THE BIG PICTURE September saw a landmark political development with Denmark and Costa Rica announcing they will form the Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance (BOGA). The diplomatic initiative will bring together countries and jurisdictions that have ended licensing for new oil and gas exploration and production and are setting an end date for their production. … Read More

OilWire #33: Past time to step off the gas

August 4, 2021Newsletter

THE BIG PICTURE November’s global climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, less than 90 days away, will reveal a lot about the sincerity of countries’ and companies’ net zero or other climate pledges. For example, will they heed the science, recently underlined by the International Energy Agency (IEA), that new fossil fuel extraction projects are incompatible … Read More

Press releases on oil and gas at COP26

January 29, 2021COP26 Info

11 Nov – Civil society reaction to launch of Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance 11 Nov – Youth call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty: Coal, oil, and gas are our generation’s weapons of mass destruction. 10 Nov – US Elected Officials Urge Plan to Phase Out Fossil Fuels 10 Nov – Planned UK Cambo … Read More