Scotland Promises to Ban Fracking ‘Indefinitely’

The Scottish government has said fracking is set to be permanently banned following “overwhelming” public support for outlawing the controversial process, it was announced today. Unlike in...

Announcement: Editorial Staff Changes

We’ve got a few changes coming to DeSmog UK that we want to share with you. I’m very excited to announce that DeSmog UK...

Big Oil and Weapons Sponsorship makes New Scientist Complicit in Hiding Human Rights and...

By Chris Garrard, a member of the Art Not Oil coalition of groups that campaigns against oil sponsorship of arts and culture. Tags: Royal Dutch ShellbpBAE...

Brexit Trade Secretary Liam Fox Met with Climate Denial Think Tanks in Post-Election Trip...

Britain’s International Trade Secretary Liam Fox met with two neoconservative think tanks during his first trip to the United States after this summer’s general...

Introducing the Institute for Free Trade: A New Pro-Brexit Thinktank tied to the UK’s...

A new thinktank pushing “the moral case for open commerce” that has close ties to a network of climate science deniers instrumental in pushing...

Brexit: Why did the Red Tape Initiative Meet with BEIS?

The Red Tape Initiative, dubbed the “other Brexit department” by Politico, has so far only met with one government department since it launched in...

Stop Worrying About Climate Deniers – We Won’t Escape Extreme Warming Unless we Deal...

Climate science denial is actually pretty rare, so why do we keep talking about it? asks Leo Barasi, author of the new book, The...

Caroline Lucas: Anti-Fracking Protesters are ‘on the Right Side of History’

Green Party leader Caroline Lucas visited the fracking site at the vanguard of the UK’s burgeoning shale gas industry, saying she wanted to “thank...

Environmental ‘Victory’ As Government Rules on Access to Justice Judged Unlawful

The High Court has ruled that the UK government’s rules on access to the court system for people trying to protect the environment are...

Fake News: Mail on Sunday Forced to Correct ‘Significantly Misleading’ Article on Global Warming...

The Mail on Sunday has been forced to publish a 659-word correction to an article alleging a scientific study exaggerated the extent of global...

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