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Elite law schools in the United States are disproportionately funneling their students into jobs serving fossil fuel clients, according to a new report published Thursday. The...

The Railroad Industry Loved Modern Brakes and Safety, Until They Didn’t

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Major Gas Utility Is Pouring Money Into Reversing an Oregon City’s Electric-only Mandate

Oregon’s largest gas utility has funneled nearly a million dollars of cash and in-kind contributions into a campaign to overturn a new electrification mandate...

Following Ohio Derailment, Concerns Arise Over Expansion of Rail and Pipeline Transport of Hazardous...

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Liquid Gas Industry Fights to Weaken EU Climate Plans Ahead of Key Vote

This story is part of a DeSmog series on the influence wielded by the gas lobby in Europe and was developed with the support...

Going ‘Net-Zero’ Will Boost Oil Sands Production, Industry Tells Canadian Government

Oil sands producers plan to spend billions of dollars on emissions-reducing technologies so that they can boost production and sell more of their climate-warming...

Industry Knew About Gas Stoves’ Air Pollution Problems in Early 1970s

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Fossil Fuel Linked Donors Gift Half a Million to Conservative Party

The Conservative Party has received more than £632,000 in new donations from individuals and firms tied to polluting industries, DeSmog can reveal.  New Electoral Commission...

The counting of nine billion trees could help manage climate credits and nature restoration

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and NASA have developed a method that has now mapped several billion trees and their carbon uptake in...

French NGOs Sue BNP Paribas, Europe’s Largest Financier of Fossil Fuel Expansion

French environmental organizations Notre Affaire à Tous, Friends of the Earth France, and Oxfam France last week filed what they say is the world’s...

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