Oil Change International

Oil Change International (2005, Washington; priceofoil.org)

“Exposing the True Costs of Fossil Fuels.” Seeks to facilitate the coming transition towards clean energy through engagement, expertise and leadership. Sponsors three campaigns: 1) Separate Oil and State (“the greatest barriers to clean energy are political”; publicizes dirty energy money to the US Congress, or Money In, and fossil fuel subsidies or Money Out; “in 2013, US federal and state governments gave $21.6 billion in subsidies for oil, gas, and coal exploration and production”; 2) Extreme Fossil Fuels (exposing increasingly dangerous techniques such as fracking and tar sands); 3) International Energy Finance (exposing global subsidies). Publishes reports and a regular Blog. Executive Director & Founder: Stephen Kretzmann; 9 staff.

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