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Fossil Fuel Groups ‘Spent Millions’ on Social Media Ads Spreading Climate Disinformation During COP27

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

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New Report Highlights Pesticides’ Overlooked Climate Connection

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UAE Selects Fossil Fuel Exec to Lead COP28

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Colorado Seeks Payments for Oil & Gas Cleanup

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Nigel Lawson, Founder of Tufton St. Climate Denial Group, Quits Parliament

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