Search

Report: IMF must curb its support for fossil fuels

A new report shows that the International Monetary Fund continues to undermine its own climate commitments through support for fossil fuels. Read More

Amid Fossil Fuel Industry’s False Rhetoric, Sarah Bloom Raskin Withdraws Nomination to Federal Reserve

By knifing her confirmation, Senate Republicans and Joe Manchin have shown once again that they care more about their fossil fuel benefactors than the climate. Read More

IPCC wakeup call to investors: Stop profiting from climate crisis and human rights abuses

Friends of the Earth US and Transnational Institute released new research calling for urgent action to rein in the financiers driving the climate emergency and profiting from its most devastating impacts. Read More

U.S. allows financing for new oil project at IDB Group Board, contradicting climate policies

The U.S. government’s ineffective guidance on fossil fuel financing at MDBs reflects its unwillingness to rigorously act on climate Read More

Biden Admin rolls out weak government-wide standard on overseas fossil fuel finance

Today, President Biden put forward a government-wide performance standard to apply to U.S. financing of overseas energy projects. Read More

United States joins 20+ countries in committing to end international finance for oil, gas, and coal by end of 2022

Today the United States and 24 other countries and institutions from both developed and developing countries committed to end direct international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022 and prioritize clean energy finance. Read More

NGOs Release the First Global Oil & Gas Exit List at COP26

NGOs this week launched a new database identifying the largest oil and gas expansionists as well as the companies responsible for the dirtiest and most controversial forms of oil and gas production. Read More

Report: G20 Governments Have Bankrolled at Least $188 Billion in Fossil Fuels Since 2018

A report released today by Friends of the Earth U.S. and Oil Change International reveals that from 2018 to 2020, USD 188 billion was provided for financing oil, gas, and coal projects by G20 nations. Read More

Biden’s “Whole of Government” Approach to Climate Change Has a Gaping Hole

Responding to the great threat climate change poses to the financial system and to national security, the Biden Administration recently released multiple climate adaptation and resilience plans. Read More

New OECD Coal Financing Restrictions Represent Weak Progress

Today the OECD Export Credit Group announced new restrictions on its support for overseas coal projects. Read More