Stella Levantesi is an Italian climate journalist, photographer, and author. She is the author of the Gaslit series on DeSmog. Her main areas of expertise are climate disinformation, climate litigation, and corporate responsibility on the climate crisis. Her book “I bugiardi del clima” (Climate Liars), published in Italy with Laterza, investigates the history of climate science denial and obstruction tactics to climate action. She has an MA from New York University’s Journalism Institute. Her work has been published in The New Republic, Nature Italy, and others. Stella gave a TEDx Talk on climate change denial entitled “The dominance illusion: chi mente sul clima e perché”. You can follow her on Twitter @StellaLevantesi.
Newly-unearthed document seen by DeSmog shows the oil and gas company was warned of the “catastrophic” risks of burning its products in 1970.
DeSmog study finds surge in social media posts backing industry plans for build-out of new projects.
The writer and activist shares her thoughts on the climate movement's wins, the key difference between optimism and hope, and the "clarifying" violence climate activists face.
From software giants to soft drinks makers, the vast majority of partners at climate talks in Egypt are enmeshed with the oil and gas industry, researchers find.
A race by German and Italian companies to secure new sources of natural gas in the wake of the Ukraine invasion risks harming Africa’s clean energy transition, campaigners warn.
From sports to academia to the arts, fossil fuel companies are pouring money on the things we love, in an effort to “not be held accountable” for climate chaos.
A new research agreement between an Italian public university and Eni helps the oil and gas company “maintain a social license to operate,” professor says.
With a right-wing coalition projected to win this weekend’s snap election, incumbent energy companies face scant pressure over climate change.
As heatwaves, heavy rainfall, and flooding hit countries worldwide, climate deniers and those obstructing climate action deny or downplay extreme weather’s climate connection.
Despite the UN secretary-general’s calls to abandon oil and gas finance, fewer than 15 banks, insurers, and investors have created policies to limit support for the industry, according to a recently expanded tracker.