Reports from other organizations on fossil fuel industry bailouts and related topics. Opinions expressed in these publications are those of the authors and BailoutWatch has not independently confirmed their findings.
Friends of the Earth: Chasing Carbon Unicorns
This report argues that the current definition of net zero creates environmental and social problems through carbon offset markets, and that a shift to "real zero" targets is needed.
Brookings: How Biden and Congress can use COVID-related corporate stimulus to boost climate resilience
Brookings arges that the U.S. should use pandemic recovery funds to incentivize corporations to better confront their own climate risk exposure.
Haynes & Boone: Oil Patch Bankruptcy Monitor
While only three additional bankruptcies were filed in October, there have now been more than 500 bankruptcies filed in the North American oil and gas industry since 2015.
Urgewald: Five Years Lost
On the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, a new report details twelve new fossil fuel projects that would use a significant portion of the remaining carbon budget.
Congressional Oversight Commission: Sixth Report
In its sixth report, the Commission provides updates on government lending programs, and asks for more disclosure transparency from the Fed.
Evergreen Collaborative: Preventing a Climate Crash
The next president can use five tools to rein in climate risk to our financial system and prevent the next economic crash.
House Natural Resources Committee: Dirty Deals
Committee staff detail the major damage done to the environment, economy, and energy supply of the United States during the four years of the Trump administration.
Ceres: Financing a Net-Zero Economy
In an October report, Ceres lays out how banks can discuss and mitigate their climate risk exposure.
Fueling the Fire: Why Any Fossil Fuel Industry Bailout Will Be Disastrous for Communities of Color
A new report from Partnership for Working Families, Action Center on Race & the Economy, and the Public Accountability Initiative finds that U.S. federal economic recovery programs provided inadequate support to low-income, immigrant, & BIPOC communities most harmed by the fossil fuel industry, but gave the industry $110 billion in stimulus.