The judicial review was brought against two defendants, the Oil and Gas Authority and the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
Despite countless investigations, lawsuits, social shaming, and regulations dating back decades, the oil and gas industry remains formidable.
“Congress and the Biden administration must resist that pressure and push aggressively to move the nation—and the world—away from planet-destroying fossil fuels.”
Cambo is the first of many oilfields whose fate is to be decided in the coming years, some much larger in size.
U.S. oil companies are making more money than any other time in history.
“Keeping our communities apart ensures they can keep one of the riskiest pipelines open and pumping profits for themselves while we assume all the risk.”
The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.
“What we need from the fossil fuel industry is complete cooperation with our investigation, so the American people can understand the role the industry played in fueling the climate crisis.”
Oil & Gas UK and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have been taking the CCC’s advice “out of context” when discussing new North Sea projects, say campaigners.