Where it’s no longer credible to deny climate change, the fossil fuel giant puts the focus on ‘risk’ and blame on consumers, in echo of tobacco industry PR, researchers find.
Where it’s no longer credible to deny climate change, the fossil fuel giant puts the focus on ‘risk’ and blame on consumers, in echo of tobacco industry PR, researchers find.
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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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Institutions from eleven countries announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies and urge others to follow their example.

Institutions from eleven countries announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies and urge others to follow their example.
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Companies face shareholder votes over climate policy lobbying, emissions disclosures, and aligning their plans with the Paris Agreement.

Companies face shareholder votes over climate policy lobbying, emissions disclosures, and aligning their plans with the Paris Agreement.
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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.
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...

Institutions from eleven countries announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies and urge others to follow their example.

Institutions from eleven countries announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies and urge others to follow their example.
Analysis
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Companies face shareholder votes over climate policy lobbying, emissions disclosures, and aligning their plans with the Paris Agreement.

Companies face shareholder votes over climate policy lobbying, emissions disclosures, and aligning their plans with the Paris Agreement.
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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.
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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American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) Background The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN 04-2121305) in the town of Great Bar...
Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) Background The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) is a UK-based think tank founded by climate change denialist Nigel Lawson with the purpose of combat...