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Canada’s New Oil And Gas Strategy: Green Promises at Home and More Exports Abroad

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Why Gas Stoves Matter to the Climate – and the Gas Industry

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Labour Accepted £12,000 From Major Polluter Drax

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Louisiana Democratic Party ‘Funneled’ Utility Donations to Climate Candidate Challenger

Louisiana Democratic Party leaders are accused of funneling thousands of dollars from utility companies to the campaign of a fossil fuel–friendly candidate who ran...

Drax ‘Lobbying Efforts’ Revealed in Internal Treasury Memos

The power station operator Drax is applying intense pressure across government departments to influence energy policy in its favour, DeSmog can reveal. In particular, the...

Tory-Linked Think Tank Appoints ‘Brazen’ Climate Denier as Director

A think tank with ties to senior Conservative politicians has appointed a businessman who claims environmentalism is part of a “totalitarian” plan to control...

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

Fossil fuel-linked groups spent around $4 million on Facebook and Instagram that spread false climate claims over the COP27 summit, a new report says. The...

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