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The last few months have been marked by some massive shifts in the oilsands. In December, there was the $830 million Statoil sale to Athabasca Oil,...

Facts And Evidence Matter In Confronting Climate Crisis

We recently highlighted the faulty logic of a pseudoscientific argument against addressing climate change: the proposition that because CO2 is necessary for plants, increasing...

Mail on Sunday Corrects Warming ‘Pause’ Error, Deflects Blame

It’s not always easy to own up to mistakes. So the Mail on Sunday deserves some credit for correcting an error it made reporting...

Is the UK Prepared for the Environmental Risks of a New Era in the...

For the North Sea oil and gas industry, it must seem like Christmas comes in March. The chancellor’s budget announcements for the past five...

Documents Reveal Council Twice Told Angus Energy it Didn’t Have Permission for Brockham Oil...

By Ruth Hayhurst, Drill or Drop. Documents released yesterday confirm that council planners told Angus Energy that it did not have permission to drill a...

Minister Shoots Down Climate Denier MP, Tells Him to Read the Science on Snow...

He’s only been in his post for nine months, but you’ve got to wonder if climate minister Nick Hurd is already bored of answering...

Have Oil Majors Changed Their Tune on Climate Change?

“This is the biggest challenge as we have at the moment as a company,” Ben van Beurden, chief executive of oil giant Shell, said...

London Energy Company Tied to UK Chancellor to Build Coal Bed Methane Plant in...

A UK energy company with ties to chancellor Philip Hammond and the Oxford Philharmonic has just signed an agreement to develop a highly polluting coal...

Revealed: How BP Puts its Branding in Local Schools While Cutting North Sea Jobs

Oil giant BP is promoting its brand to thousands of schoolchildren in almost 100 schools in Aberdeenshire, an area in which it recently slashed...

Statoil Claims to Care About Climate Change, Commits Future to Oil and Gas

Big oil company Statoil yesterday released its ‘climate roadmap’. It said the plan “will further strengthen Statoil’s industry leadership in climate performance”. A closer look shows...

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