Andrew Coyne Helped Run Charity That Gave $6.4M to Climate Crisis Denial Groups

Andrew Coyne

One of Canada’s top political journalists and pundits served on the board of a foundation that gave $6.4 million to national groups denying climate change is a crisis, according to federal tax data reviewed by DeSmog.  Records from the Canada Revenue Agency show that Andrew Coyne, currently a columnist at Canada’s national newspaper of record, […]

Expert Panel Warns Journalists of Coordinated Climate Disinformation Campaigns

Car under the Seine, floods in Paris, rue Eugène Poubelle, June 2016

This story was originally published by The Energy Mix, and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate crisis. As reporters confront sophisticated tactics aimed at obscuring the reality of climate change, knowledge is their ultimate weapon against deception, say media experts, who exposed the greenwashing influence of […]

Shell Canada’s Latest President Spent Years on Board of Climate Denier Group

Shell Canada president Susannah Pierce.

Shell Canada is going out of its way to assure the public that it cares deeply about fixing the climate emergency.  The oil and gas major paid late last year for an advertising feature in the Globe & Mail touting its commitment to a “net-zero” economy where humankind is no longer releasing atmosphere-warming emissions. “We’re […]