Gaslit

Illustration of a man in suit with hardhat lighting a gas street lamp, which casts a green glow on stream, plants, solar panels, and wind turbines, but outside the light's circle, the background is dark purple and filled with industrial fossil fuel infrastructure and burning trees

About the Gaslit Series

Gaslit is a regular column by Stella Levantesi that seeks to navigate society’s dysfunctional relationship with fossil fuel disinformation. She’ll be investigating past and present strategies of climate change denial and disinformation, exploring how obstruction on climate policies unfolds, and holding corporations and industry players accountable. 

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In This Series

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From sports to academia to the arts, fossil fuel companies are pouring money on the things we love, in an effort to “not be held accountable” for climate chaos.

From sports to academia to the arts, fossil fuel companies are pouring money on the things we love, in an effort to “not be held accountable” for climate chaos.
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Series: Gaslit
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As heatwaves, heavy rainfall, and flooding hit countries worldwide, climate deniers and those obstructing climate action deny or downplay extreme weather’s climate connection.

As heatwaves, heavy rainfall, and flooding hit countries worldwide, climate deniers and those obstructing climate action deny or downplay extreme weather’s climate connection.
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Series: Gaslit
Opinion
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From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.

From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
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Series: Gaslit
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Activists warn that calls for energy independence are just “peace washing” the fossil fuels that enabled this conflict.

Activists warn that calls for energy independence are just “peace washing” the fossil fuels that enabled this conflict.
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Series: Gaslit
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Powered by fossil fuel funding, PR agents have used astroturfing, “manufactured consent,” and other techniques to furtively shape public perceptions in favor of their polluting clients.

Powered by fossil fuel funding, PR agents have used astroturfing, “manufactured consent,” and other techniques to furtively shape public perceptions in favor of their polluting clients.
Series: Gaslit
Series: Gaslit