Sam is DeSmog’s UK Deputy Editor. He was previously the Investigations Editor of Byline Times and an investigative journalist at the BBC. He is the author of two books: Fortress London, and Bullingdon Club Britain.
Several major newspapers have amplified a new report on the cost of net zero that contains significant inaccuracies.
Influential right-wing groups are set to host events featuring major polluters, days after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak watered down green targets.
Government keeps the ex-Australian leader on the high profile advisory body despite previous calls to sack him over anti-green ties.
This week’s widely covered Westminster protest was led by a group that has claimed anti-pollution schemes will lead to the creation of “open prisons”.
The UK’s ruling party and Big Oil locked in a ‘death spiral’, say campaigners.
A Filipino grandma with two million followers is among the hundreds of influencers who have posted content promoting fossil fuel giants.
The fossil fuel company hosted politicians at Wimbledon for the second year in a row.
Conservative peer Lord Wharton advises a supplier of fossil fuel services, and until recently worked for a lobbying firm with ties to the Koch oil and gas empire.
The government was fed research by Policy Exchange that echoed the oil and gas lobby over the transition to hydrogen and carbon capture.
The public is misinformed about Sadiq Khan’s scheme and is widely supportive of policies that impose charges on more polluting vehicles, polling for DeSmog shows.