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Banks are increasingly setting goals to decarbonise by 2050, yet a large number continue to finance fossil fuels, the primary source of carbon emissions. DeSmog’s investigations have shown that the majority of directors on many bank boards have close ties to polluting sectors.

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Tullow has been prospecting for oil in the Turkana region of Kenya since 2012, and recently exported its first 250,000 barrels to a Chinese company for a reported $12 million. Tullow says the...
Tullow has been prospecting for oil in the Turkana region of Kenya since 2012, and recently exported its first 250,000 barrels to a Chinese company for a reported $12 million. Tullow says the...
In the U.S., several cities and states are moving to phase out direct use of fossil gas in buildings, opting for an “electrify everything” approach to addressing the climate crisis. But the ga...
In the U.S., several cities and states are moving to phase out direct use of fossil gas in buildings, opting for an “electrify everything” approach to addressing the climate crisis. But the ga...

Courts are emerging as a new battleground in the climate change fight.

Courts are emerging as a new battleground in the climate change fight. From cases over public policy in Europe to fossil fuel industry advertising from ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institu...
Courts are emerging as a new battleground in the climate change fight. From cases over public policy in Europe to fossil fuel industry advertising from ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institu...
The podcast Drilled investigates the propaganda campaign of the century — the creation of climate denial. Season 1 traced the corporate-funded creation and spread of climate denial, incl...
The podcast Drilled investigates the propaganda campaign of the century — the creation of climate denial. Season 1 traced the corporate-funded creation and spread of climate denial, incl...

An overlapping cast of characters who have long attacked climate science are now spreading COVID misinformation, touting false cures, ginning up conspiracy theories, and fomenting attacks on public health experts.

The climate science denial machine created by the fossil fuel industry is now a major source of COVID-19 disinformation. Deniers have deployed many of the same tactics they have used to attack clim...
The climate science denial machine created by the fossil fuel industry is now a major source of COVID-19 disinformation. Deniers have deployed many of the same tactics they have used to attack clim...
The Permian Basin is the largest petroleum-producing basin in the United States, and the U.S. oil and gas industry's greatest prospect for turning around its financial woes. But the Permian shale b...
The Permian Basin is the largest petroleum-producing basin in the United States, and the U.S. oil and gas industry's greatest prospect for turning around its financial woes. But the Permian shale b...
Imperial Oil Limited, Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, took a very different path from Exxon in the U.S. 30 years ago, revealing the vulnerabilities and strategies of being an oil company in the age of...
Imperial Oil Limited, Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, took a very different path from Exxon in the U.S. 30 years ago, revealing the vulnerabilities and strategies of being an oil company in the age of...