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How Dark Money From Overseas Flows Into Boris Johnson’s Government

Read time: 3 minsWith Boris Johnson sauntering into Downing Street having recrafted his own script from guffawing jester to grave populist, swathes of right-wing...

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Read time: 4 minsBillionaire libertarian activist and oil industry tycoon David Koch died on Friday, leaving a toxic legacy that includes helping birth the...

Environmental Enforcement Agencies Have Been Crippled by Austerity — Report

Read time: 3 minsThe number of checks on environmental standards carried out by UK government agencies has plummeted in recent years, leading to an...

Yes, It’s Due to Human Activity: New Research ‘Should Finally Stop Climate Change Deniers’

Read time: 4 minsBy Tim Radford for Climate News Network European and US scientists have cleared up a point that has been nagging away at climate...

Residents Lament ‘Profound Social Impacts’ of Ongoing Problems at Exxon’s Mossmorran Chemicals Plant

Read time: 4 minsThe Mossmorran plant in Fife, Scotland has been shut down for a month over safety fears due to unplanned flaring.  Plant operator ExxonMobil notified...

Big Oil Can’t Fight the ‘Irresistible’ Rise of Electric Vehicles — Report

Read time: 4 minsBy Paul Brown for the Climate News Network The days of oil as a fuel for cars, whether petrol or diesel, are numbered...

Fracking and Shale Drilling Caused Spike in Climate-Warming Methane Pollution, Says New Study

Read time: 8 minsClimate-changing pollution reached unprecedented levels in 2018. That's both judged against the last 60 years of modern measurements and against 800,000...

Comment: Why was the Blackout Used to Attack Renewables? Because Some Media Still Have...

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Climate Deniers Receive More Media Attention Than Climate Scientists — Research

Read time: 3 minsNew media organisations feature climate science deniers more than climate scientists, while the mainstream media promotes “false balance”, according to a...

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