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A new report details the corporate influence behind a wave of local anti-democratic bills that are proliferating in state legislatures

A new report details the corporate influence behind a wave of local anti-democratic bills that are proliferating in state legislatures
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Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.

Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.
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Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.
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"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."

"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."
Analysis
A major new catalogue of fossil fuel company adverts based on research by DeSmog shows the gap between their public image and the reality of their operations.
A major new catalogue of fossil fuel company adverts based on research by DeSmog shows the gap between their public image and the reality of their operations.
65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.
65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.
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While pipeline protesters risk harsh new penalties enacted in various states, security companies hired to police fossil fuel projects are operating with little oversight.
While pipeline protesters risk harsh new penalties enacted in various states, security companies hired to police fossil fuel projects are operating with little oversight.
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In December, The New York Times published a story revealing how ExxonMobil and other oil companies had paid a public relations firm named FTI to build “news” and information websites falsely sugge...

Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.

Activists are taking the UK government to court over its 'Maximising Economic Recovery' policy in the North Sea.
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Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.

Researchers said the total health impacts of the plants could amount to $6.2 billion a year.
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"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."

"Those who financially back Enbridge are directly implicated in its crimes," says a Red Lake Anishinaabe citizen and organizer. "To put it bluntly, blood is on their hands."
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DeSmog’s reporting recognised at The Drum Online Media Awards 2021.

DeSmog’s reporting recognised at The Drum Online Media Awards 2021.
Analysis
A major new catalogue of fossil fuel company adverts based on research by DeSmog shows the gap between their public image and the reality of their operations.
A major new catalogue of fossil fuel company adverts based on research by DeSmog shows the gap between their public image and the reality of their operations.
65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.
65% of directors from the banks analysed had connections to polluting industries and obstructive lobby groups.
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While pipeline protesters risk harsh new penalties enacted in various states, security companies hired to police fossil fuel projects are operating with little oversight.
While pipeline protesters risk harsh new penalties enacted in various states, security companies hired to police fossil fuel projects are operating with little oversight.
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In December, The New York Times published a story revealing how ExxonMobil and other oil companies had paid a public relations firm named FTI to build “news” and information websites falsely sugge...

Tracking the Lawsuits Fighting for Climate Accountability

This year — with its converging crises, from the coronavirus pandemic to longstanding racial injustice to climate-related disasters — was also a remarkably active time for climate litigation. All a...
This year — with its converging crises, from the coronavirus pandemic to longstanding racial injustice to climate-related disasters — was also a remarkably active time for climate litigation. All a...
On January 19, 2021 — just one day before President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office — the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a climate change accountability lawsuit brought by Balti...
On January 19, 2021 — just one day before President-elect Joe Biden takes the oath of office — the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a climate change accountability lawsuit brought by Balti...
An unprecedented climate lawsuit brought by six Portuguese youths is to be fast-tracked at Europe’s highest court, it was announced today. The European Court of Human Rights said the case, which a...
An unprecedented climate lawsuit brought by six Portuguese youths is to be fast-tracked at Europe’s highest court, it was announced today. The European Court of Human Rights said the case, which a...

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