Former Environment Secretary Promotes Post-Brexit ‘Special Relationship’ with US Climate Science Deniers

Former environment secretary Owen Paterson made the rounds with some of the top climate science deniers on a tour of the US this autumn to...

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Shareholder intervention has helped to produce Shell’s green plan, a way to cut the energy giant’s climate impact. But questions remain, writes Mitchell Beer...

Australian Climate Science Denier Ian Plimer Follows Tony Abbott in Pushing Dodgy Science to...

Australians have been keeping the London-based climate science denial group the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) busy in recent weeks. After former Prime Minister Tony Abbott...

BP Labelled ‘Irresponsible’ for Plans to Frack Patagonia

BP has been accused of hypocrisy after new research reveals its Argentinian arm plans to drill and frack 37 wells in Patagonia’s “carbon bomb” province. This is...

How Well Are Banks Doing to Support the Paris Climate Goals?

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How do you Spot a Climate Science Denial Blog? Check the Polar Bears

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From the Valleys to the Beaches, New Coal Mines Bring Fear not Hope

In 2015, the UK government promised to phase out coal power. In April this year, the country had its first coal power-free day since...

Global Warming Pause Isn’t Over: It Never Began

The puzzle of the warming pause that stopped continues to perplex. Scientists now think the global climate hiatus never started anyway, writes Tim Radford,...

INEOS Injunction: Neighbours on the Front Line Against Fracking

Energy giant INEOS’ injunction calls them “persons unknown”. But they are builders, farmers, pensioners and beekeepers, writes Rebecca Winson, an organiser at the New Economics...

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