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Climate and Indigenous Protesters Across 4 Continents Pressure Banks to #DefundLine3

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DeSmog Wins Best Specialist News Site

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Government Defends Praising Tar Sands Industry Figures as COP26 ‘Climate Champions’

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New Government Report Highlights Federal Failures to Oversee Offshore Drilling

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Oregon Utility Using Greenwashing and ‘Renewable Natural Gas’ To Push Back on Potential Gas...

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