A  web·guide to sustainable development, conservation & the glocal environment



General information

Carbon Underground 200

     · "...identifies the top 100 coal and the top 100 oil and gas publicly-traded reserve holders globally,

     ranked by the potential carbon emissions content of their reported reserves.”

Climate Accountability Scorecard @ UCS

     · "An in-depth analysis of eight major fossil fuel companies finds they continue to spread

          climate disinformation and have failed to adequately plan their businesses for a

          low-carbon world."

Energy in Depth (EID)

   · “...a research program of the Independent Petroleum Association of America... Energy In Depth –  

       Climate and nvironment, is focusded on getting the facts out about the coordinated effort to  

       bring frivolous lawsuits against oil and gas producers for climate related concerns.”

Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)

Mapping Fossil Fuel Resistance

Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI)

    · "OGCI companies set a target to reduce the collective average methane intensity of our aggregated

          upstream gas and oil operation s to below 0.25% by 2025, with the ambition to achieve 0.20%.”

Oil & Water series @ The Intercept

Production Gap Report

Stand Up to Oil campaign

Advocacy & politics

   · Most organizations working on climate change focus on reducing fossil fuel consumption. These

     can be found at the NGOs page (organizations with a climate change focus are highlighted in

     yellow). Those below specifically focus on "fossil fuels" in their name.

Build Back Fossil Free

Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge [USA]

People Vs. Fossil Fuels

Public Accountability Initiative (PAI)

     · “...a nonprofit public interest research organization focused on corporate and government accountability.

       We specialize in researching and mapping power..... We conduct research on a wide range of corporate

       and government accountability issues, but focus much of our research on two of the most powerful

       industries in our economy: Wall Street and the oil and gas industry.”

Company-focused information


     BP or Not BP




     Glasgow Agreement ~ Collapse Total


American Coal Ash Association

Beyond Coal campaign @ Sierra Club


   · "CoalSwarm wiki is a collection of over 9,000 articles about coal."


   · A network of environmental organizations "developed this site to provide a resource for local

     communities, activists, students and researchers who would like to learn more about why

     coal is not the solution to the world’s energy needs and how you can work to stop the

     expansion of coal and promote better alternatives for meeting energy needs."

Ende Gelände [Germany]

New England Utility Strike

Power Past Coal campaign

Powering Past Coal Alliance

   · This link is to a UK govnerment press release; the Alliance does not seem to have a web presence.


Oil Care [UK]

Oil-Climate Index (OCI)

Oil Sustainability Programme @ Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

   · “...launched in 2020 with the participation of multiple government agencies, research institutions and

      companies. The OSP’s ambition is to create opportunities and applications for Hydrocarbons globally as

      a competitive source of energy, both from an economic and an environmental point of view, while

      ensuring Hydrocarbons remain part of the global energy mix in the most efficient and sustainable way.

      The program enables and supports the transition by removing barriers to energy access in developing

      markets, accelerating technological advancements, and increasing sustainability.”

Natural gas & methane

Also see:

     · Methane at the GHGs & SLCPs page

       · Renewable natural gas at the Bioenergy page.

American Gas Association (AGA)

     · Environment

     · Sourcewatch's AGA entry

Gas Transition Allies [Massachusetts]



Energy Justice: Shale Initiative

Fractracker Alliance

Latin American Coalition Against Fracking


Bold Nebraska

Mississippi Stand

Pipe Line Awareness Network for the Northeast

Pipeline Fighters Hub

   · A very helpful resource for visualizing/disambiguating anti-pipeline advocacy efforts across

     North America.

Promise to Protect

Stop Line 3

Fluid Handling International

Fossil fuels

Since fossil fuels constitute the core causal factor in climate change and a number of environmental

     challenges, the topic of fossil fuels permeates many pages at This page focuses on

     various particular aspects of fossil fuels and efforts to minimize or eliminate their use.

Contents of this page:                                        

         · General information                           

           · Advocacy & politics

             · Company-focused information                        

               · Coal

                 · Oil

                     · Natural gas & methane

                       · Fracking

                         · Pipelines

Also see:

     · Energy Institutions

       ·  Climate change institutions for activist organizations working to reduce the use of fossil fuels

         ·  Divestment & re/investment     

Energy institutions

Note that all institutions directly related to energy are on the Energy Institutions page.