Revealed: Hundreds of Ad Campaigns by Oil and Gas Companies Have Appeared on London Public Transport Since Mayor’s Carbon Zero Pledge 

London’s public transport network has hosted more than 240 advertising campaigns by oil and gas companies including Shell, BP, and ExxonMobil since Mayor Sadiq Khan set his “zero carbon city” goal in 2018, DeSmog can reveal. The findings come after United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a worldwide fossil fuel advertising ban, arguing that […]

Advertising’s Top Prizes for ‘Sustainability’ Go to Agencies With Polluting Clients

Advertising agencies working with some of the world’s biggest polluters have been given sustainability honours at the prestigious Cannes Lions awards — despite their track records of working with major oil and gas companies and other polluting clients. Agencies affiliated with the holding groups WPP and Publicis Groupe, along with the PR company Edelman, received […]

Electric F-150 Pickups Beat Ethanol-Fueled Models for Environment, Save Drivers Money: Study 

As the Ford Motor Company cuts production of its electrically-powered F-150 Lightning pickup trucks, recent research demonstrates that the Lightning outperforms conventional and alternative-fuel-powered F-150 models. Stanford University researcher Mark Z. Jacobson’s analysis of alternatives to gasoline-powered vehicles also found that a proposed plan to capture carbon emissions from three dozen plants producing ethanol-based automotive […]

Give Climate Change the Name It Deserves: Fossil-Fueled Destruction

This article by Capital & Main is published here as part of the global journalism collaboration Covering Climate Now. There’s always a lag between a rupture of the status quo and settling on a word for it. The planet is heating at a life-threatening pace. And yet the two words we use to describe this rupture […]

California enacts far-reaching climate disclosure laws

This article by Grist is published here as part of the global journalism collaboration Covering Climate Now. On October 7, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a sweeping series of climate and environmental laws into effect, cementing the Golden State’s reputation as a leader in climate action. The laws establish some of the country’s most robust […]