This Database Exposes the Client Conflicts of More Than 1,500 Big Oil Lobbyists

As lawsuits mount against the fossil fuel sector for decades of sowing climate disinformation, the  PR and ad agencies, banks, institutional investors, and law firms that work with the industry are also facing increased scrutiny. F Minus, a new group focused on the industry’s army of lobbyists, has released a searchable database revealing that many […]

Connecticut bans utilities from billing customers for lobbying efforts

Photograph of the exterior of the Connecticut State Capitol Building in Hartford, Conn.

This story was originally published by Grist, and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate crisis. On June 29, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed a law to prohibit the state’s investor-owned utilities from charging customers for lobbying expenses and other efforts to sway political […]

The Fight to Define ‘Green Hydrogen’ Could Determine America’s Emissions Future

By Emily Pontecorvo, Grist. This story originally appeared in Grist and is part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act last year, a decades-long effort to get a major climate package through Congress is over. But the work of ensuring […]