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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. 
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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Britain's biggest power plant, Drax in North Yorkshire, produces around 6% of the UK's electricity through burning biomass. Drax claims to be Europe's largest decarbonisation project, after pivot...
Britain's biggest power plant, Drax in North Yorkshire, produces around 6% of the UK's electricity through burning biomass. Drax claims to be Europe's largest decarbonisation project, after pivot...
DeSmog is on the ground at the UK-hosted United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland and will be bringing you news throughout the two-week conference.
DeSmog is on the ground at the UK-hosted United Nations climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland and will be bringing you news throughout the two-week conference.
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. 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...
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...