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New research finds that top U.S. corporations work with the same lobbyists that do lobbying on behalf of fossil fuel companies. The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.

New research finds that top U.S. corporations work with the same lobbyists that do lobbying on behalf of fossil fuel companies. The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.
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The Biden administration's commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn't a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it's a promise to the oil and gas industry that they're still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.

The Biden administration's commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn't a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it's a promise to the oil and gas industry that they're still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.
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In an unprecedented move, nations under the U.N. Aarhus Convention to protect environmental rights vote to suspend Belarus’ rights under the treaty.

In an unprecedented move, nations under the U.N. Aarhus Convention to protect environmental rights vote to suspend Belarus’ rights under the treaty.
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Campaigners described the newly announced sponsorship deal as "greenwash, plain and simple".

Campaigners described the newly announced sponsorship deal as "greenwash, plain and simple".
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On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
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An investigative journalist shares her perspective after being arrested twice while reporting on resistance to the Bayou Bridge pipeline construction.
An investigative journalist shares her perspective after being arrested twice while reporting on resistance to the Bayou Bridge pipeline construction.
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Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
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One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.”
One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.”

New research finds that top U.S. corporations work with the same lobbyists that do lobbying on behalf of fossil fuel companies. The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.

New research finds that top U.S. corporations work with the same lobbyists that do lobbying on behalf of fossil fuel companies. The overlap raises questions about the sincerity of corporate climate commitments.
Opinion
on

The Biden administration's commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn't a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it's a promise to the oil and gas industry that they're still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.

The Biden administration's commitment to natural gas, also known as fossil gas, isn't a commitment to reaching net-zero by 2050, says a researcher at Global Witness; it's a promise to the oil and gas industry that they're still in control. As a major climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, approaches, the Biden administration must urgently change course on fossil gas.
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In an unprecedented move, nations under the U.N. Aarhus Convention to protect environmental rights vote to suspend Belarus’ rights under the treaty.

In an unprecedented move, nations under the U.N. Aarhus Convention to protect environmental rights vote to suspend Belarus’ rights under the treaty.
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Campaigners described the newly announced sponsorship deal as "greenwash, plain and simple".

Campaigners described the newly announced sponsorship deal as "greenwash, plain and simple".
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Matthew Lesh will be joining the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a free market think tank which played a significant role in advocating for a "hard" Brexit and has criticised the government's approach to climate action as expensive and ineffective.

Matthew Lesh will be joining the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a free market think tank which played a significant role in advocating for a "hard" Brexit and has criticised the government's approach to climate action as expensive and ineffective.
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On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
Opinion
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An investigative journalist shares her perspective after being arrested twice while reporting on resistance to the Bayou Bridge pipeline construction.
An investigative journalist shares her perspective after being arrested twice while reporting on resistance to the Bayou Bridge pipeline construction.
Analysis
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Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the US Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
Analysis
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One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.”
One expert called it a “systematic deceptive marketing campaign designed to interfere with the solution that is necessary to respond to the climate emergency: stopping fossil fuel production.”

Exposing Climate-Conflicted Bank Directors

The banks have provided over $30 billion to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Agreement was signed. Campaigner warns of “vested interests.”

The banks have provided over $30 billion to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Agreement was signed. Campaigner warns of “vested interests.”

The banks have provided over $30 billion to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Agreement was signed. Campaigner warns of “vested interests.”

The banks have provided over $30 billion to oil, gas and coal projects since the Paris Agreement was signed. Campaigner warns of “vested interests.”

The analysis comes as shareholders are preparing to vote on a range of progressive environmental resolutions at the banks' annual meetings.

The analysis comes as shareholders are preparing to vote on a range of progressive environmental resolutions at the banks' annual meetings.

The analysis comes as shareholders are preparing to vote on a range of progressive environmental resolutions at the banks' annual meetings.

The analysis comes as shareholders are preparing to vote on a range of progressive environmental resolutions at the banks' annual meetings.

Standard Bank has been involved in some of the largest and most controversial fossil fuel projects on the continent.

Standard Bank has been involved in some of the largest and most controversial fossil fuel projects on the continent.

Standard Bank has been involved in some of the largest and most controversial fossil fuel projects on the continent.

Standard Bank has been involved in some of the largest and most controversial fossil fuel projects on the continent.

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