David Turnbull

David Turnbull is the campaigns director of Oil Change International, working on campaigns to end fossil fuel subsidies, and to slow the spread of dirty energy money, extreme fossil fuels, and fossil fuel infrastructure. Prior to his current position with Oil Change, Turnbull was executive director of Climate Action Network–International, a network of 700 hundred NGOs in dozens of countries coordinating on international advocacy towards global solutions to the climate crisis.

New video: All of the Above is climate denial

You may have seen the latest effort to push an All of the Above energy to a younger generation, this time by the GOP (but of course, they're not the first to do so...ahem, President Obama...). Well, we at Oil Change International have our own version we'd like to share.

Frackwater: The latest fragrance from Jerry Brown

A new video parody, entitled “Frack Water”, portrays a Jerry Brown look-alike outside a southern California oil field accompanied by a California oil industry representative. It's the latest escalation in Oil Change International's "Big Oil Brown" campaign, pushing the governor to impose a ban on fracking for oil and gas in California.

Infographic: Piling up Keystone XL’s petcoke

In the President’s recent speech on climate change, he said “our national interest will be served only if [Keystone XL] does not significantly exacerbate the problem of carbon pollution.” There are many reasons that the Keystone …

Arkansas: Exxon’s latest spill and spin zone

Exxon’s top lobbyist, Ken Cohen, called my colleagues and me liars this weekend. In a post entitled “Five lies they’re telling you about the Mayflower pipeline spill,” he said: “What I thought I’d talk about …

Pro-Keystone XL Senate bill follows pattern of following the oil money

Once again, a group of Senators, spearheaded by Hoeven and Baucus, has released a new bill to push for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. And, following the clear pattern set by their colleagues, the co-sponsors of this new bill have enjoyed massive contributions from the fossil fuel industry.

Senators send pro-Keystone XL letter, once again drenched with oil money

Well, here we are again.  Only mere days after the biggest rally and march in support of climate action and against the Keystone XL pipeline in US history, another letter has been sent by a group …

Pro-Keystone XL Letter Dripping in Fossil Fuel Money

In the ongoing saga that is the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, it’s clear that supporters of the dangerous project are getting anxious.  Perhaps they’re seeing the writing on the wall that this project is …

Koch’ed up: Petcoke’s political pollution

If there is a statistical correlation between dirty oil and dirty politics, we have yet to fully quantify it – but you can add this to the growing pile of anecdotal evidence that the dirtiest …

Looking for $1 trillion to spend well? Eliminate fossil fuel subsidies.

You know how sometimes you decide to Google something totally random that’s on your mind and see what comes up?  Well, the other day “1 trillion dollars” was on my mind, and I decided to …

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