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We'll be following Big Oil, Big Ag, and other forces attempting to derail climate action at COP28.
This series is part of an ongoing investigation into historic attempts, starting in the 1960s, by polluting industries and corporations to obstruct and control pollution regulation via secretive channels of influence they helped build inside the U.S. government.

Recent Series

When it comes to identifying the culprits responsible for the delay and denial of climate solutions, most people are likely to think of fossil fuel companies rather than the slick world of adverti...
When it comes to identifying the culprits responsible for the delay and denial of climate solutions, most people are likely to think of fossil fuel companies rather than the slick world of adverti...
The pesticide industry has poured millions into convincing the world that it is vital for food security. But chemical pesticides are one of the biggest drivers of collapsing bird and bee populati...
The pesticide industry has poured millions into convincing the world that it is vital for food security. But chemical pesticides are one of the biggest drivers of collapsing bird and bee populati...
Overuse of antibiotics for meat and dairy farming is helping drive the rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs worldwide, which could cause up to 10 million deaths a year by 2050.  These vi...
Overuse of antibiotics for meat and dairy farming is helping drive the rise of antibiotic resistant superbugs worldwide, which could cause up to 10 million deaths a year by 2050.  These vi...
The seafood farming – or aquaculture – industry markets many of its products as low-carbon, healthy and sustainable. But there’s a hitch. Intensively reared carnivorous fish like salmon are fed on...
The seafood farming – or aquaculture – industry markets many of its products as low-carbon, healthy and sustainable. But there’s a hitch. Intensively reared carnivorous fish like salmon are fed on...
DeSmog is on the ground at the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and will be bringing you news throughout the two-week conference.
DeSmog is on the ground at the United Nations climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and will be bringing you news throughout the two-week conference.
Misleading information is a major blocker of climate action. Over the coming months DeSmog will pilot the DeBunk project, a social media info service designed to correct false climate narratives, ...
Misleading information is a major blocker of climate action. Over the coming months DeSmog will pilot the DeBunk project, a social media info service designed to correct false climate narratives, ...
NW Natural is the largest gas distribution company in Oregon, serving 2.5 million people. As the climate crisis worsens, NW Natural, like many utilities, has come under increasing pressure to cut ...
NW Natural is the largest gas distribution company in Oregon, serving 2.5 million people. As the climate crisis worsens, NW Natural, like many utilities, has come under increasing pressure to cut ...