Exxon Shareholders Demand Report on How Climate Policy Puts its Business at Risk

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General Election 2017: Which Seats Could be Decided by Energy and Climate Issues?

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Exclusive: UN, EU Agencies Reject Ties to Conference Hijacked by Climate Science Deniers

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Labour Accuses Tories of Using Brexit as Excuse to Undo Environmental Regulations

How do you squeeze environmental issues into an election campaign dominated by Brexit? Perhaps by making Brexit about environmental issues. That’s what Labour’s shadow trade minister...

Oil, Energy and Airports: Where are the Main Parties Getting Donations From?

From a Middle Eastern oil magnate to Heathrow and Gatwick, the three main parties have seen a mix of donations come in since Brexit...

Op-Ed: Glacial Progress at Bonn Climate Talks Shows Why we Need to Exclude Big...

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Exposed: Shell’s Cosy Corporate Relationship with the National Gallery

Fossil fuel company Shell receives special treatment from the publicly-funded National Gallery despite the oil major’s history of climate obstructionism, documents seen by DeSmog...

I Went to a Film Screening Hosted by a Climate Science Denial Group and...

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Revealed: Local Authorities Failing to Report on Air Pollution Due to ‘Stretched Resources’

Air pollution in the UK has been described as a “public health crisis”. But many local authorities are failing to fulfil their legal requirements...

TTIP and CETA Hit by Court Ruling that EU Must Listen to Citizens on...

Two controversial trade deals between the EU and the US and Canada have hit a stumbling block after a European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision. The...

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