Nick Cunningham

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Nick Cunningham is an independent journalist covering the oil and gas industry, climate change and international politics. He has been featured in Oilprice.com, The Fuse, YaleE360 and NACLA.

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The Allegheny County Council voted to bar industrial development in county parks, in what some activists see as a “a crack in that myth of invulnerability” for the gas industry.

The Allegheny County Council voted to bar industrial development in county parks, in what some activists see as a “a crack in that myth of invulnerability” for the gas industry.
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Advocates say that’s all the more reason to end customer-funded gas line expansion.

Advocates say that’s all the more reason to end customer-funded gas line expansion.
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The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.

The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.
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The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.

The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.
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An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.

An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.
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DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.

DeSmog interviewed an author of a new paper that says policies focused only on greenhouse gas emissions will be less successful than a broader approach that tackles inequality and climate change together.
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NW Natural offered free activity booklets that included games, puzzles, and cartoons that portray methane gas as clean and beneficial. Environmental groups call it propaganda.

NW Natural offered free activity booklets that included games, puzzles, and cartoons that portray methane gas as clean and beneficial. Environmental groups call it propaganda.
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A new report details the PR and lobbying blitz from fossil fuel companies in the early days of the Russian invasion that aimed at benefiting oil and gas interests, while offering little for the current crisis.

A new report details the PR and lobbying blitz from fossil fuel companies in the early days of the Russian invasion that aimed at benefiting oil and gas interests, while offering little for the current crisis.
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NW Natural is positioning itself as a climate leader, but critics suggest the gas utility is attempting to block the push towards electrification — and to get ratepayers to foot the bill.

NW Natural is positioning itself as a climate leader, but critics suggest the gas utility is attempting to block the push towards electrification — and to get ratepayers to foot the bill.
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Recently surfaced writings of Alex Epstein, a favorite intellectual of the oil industry and GOP politicians, reveal past statements about “inferior” cultures.

Recently surfaced writings of Alex Epstein, a favorite intellectual of the oil industry and GOP politicians, reveal past statements about “inferior” cultures.