Nearly two dozen major LNG projects around the world are struggling to move forward, a new report reveals, as investors grow skittish from poor economics and increasing scrutiny on the industry’s large carbon footprint.
Nearly two dozen major LNG projects around the world are struggling to move forward, a new report reveals, as investors grow skittish from poor economics and increasing scrutiny on the industry’s large carbon footprint.
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Companies and individuals with an interest in extracting the UK's fossil fuels also met BEIS minister Kwasi Kwarteng more than a dozen times in advance of the publication of the North Sea Transition Deal.

Companies and individuals with an interest in extracting the UK's fossil fuels also met BEIS minister Kwasi Kwarteng more than a dozen times in advance of the publication of the North Sea Transition Deal.
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For the first time, researchers in Europe use optical imagery to measure methane leaking from oil and gas infrastructure in seven countries. The data reveals a “pervasive” emissions problem.

For the first time, researchers in Europe use optical imagery to measure methane leaking from oil and gas infrastructure in seven countries. The data reveals a “pervasive” emissions problem.
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GB News gave a platform to climate science deniers and went in hard on environmental policies in its first week of broadcasting.

GB News gave a platform to climate science deniers and went in hard on environmental policies in its first week of broadcasting.
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Dozens of events on four continents hope to turn up the pressure on the insurance industry that underwrites Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline.

Dozens of events on four continents hope to turn up the pressure on the insurance industry that underwrites Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline.
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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.
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A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.
A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.
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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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...

Companies and individuals with an interest in extracting the UK's fossil fuels also met BEIS minister Kwasi Kwarteng more than a dozen times in advance of the publication of the North Sea Transition Deal.

Companies and individuals with an interest in extracting the UK's fossil fuels also met BEIS minister Kwasi Kwarteng more than a dozen times in advance of the publication of the North Sea Transition Deal.
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For the first time, researchers in Europe use optical imagery to measure methane leaking from oil and gas infrastructure in seven countries. The data reveals a “pervasive” emissions problem.

For the first time, researchers in Europe use optical imagery to measure methane leaking from oil and gas infrastructure in seven countries. The data reveals a “pervasive” emissions problem.
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GB News gave a platform to climate science deniers and went in hard on environmental policies in its first week of broadcasting.

GB News gave a platform to climate science deniers and went in hard on environmental policies in its first week of broadcasting.
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Dozens of events on four continents hope to turn up the pressure on the insurance industry that underwrites Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline.

Dozens of events on four continents hope to turn up the pressure on the insurance industry that underwrites Canada’s Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline.
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The so-called "Green Nobel Prize" recognizes the environmental justice efforts of Lavigne in her quest to prevent further polluting industry from coming to her region of Louisiana.

The so-called "Green Nobel Prize" recognizes the environmental justice efforts of Lavigne in her quest to prevent further polluting industry from coming to her region of Louisiana.
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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.
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A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.
A year-long investigation finds a major West Texas disposal site with a patchy record is also importing radioactive oilfield waste from abroad.
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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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

Norway’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled not to overturn the Norwegian government’s approval of new licenses for offshore oil drilling in the fragile Arctic region. The ruling – a culmination of fo...
Norway’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled not to overturn the Norwegian government’s approval of new licenses for offshore oil drilling in the fragile Arctic region. The ruling – a culmination of fo...
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...

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The Independent Institute (TII) Background The Independent Institute (TII) is an Oakland, California-based think tank founded in 1986 and describes itself as a “non-profit, non-partisan, scholarl...
Patrick Moore Credentials Honorary Doctorate of Science, North Carolina State University (2005). [1] Ph.D., Forestry*, University of British Columbia (1974). [1], [97] Honors B.Sc. in Forest ...