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Abandoned offshore oil and gas wells in the North Sea may be a source of significant methane emissions finds a new study, which claims...

From Locals Fighting Fossil Fuels to Shadowy Lobbyists: DeSmog UK’s Best Stories of 2017

It’s been a busy year. We’ve published roughly 230 stories, profiled 70 individuals and organisations operating in the climate science denial and lobbying world,...

The Sun on Sunday Attacked for Misleading Climate Change Polling

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Thinktank with Ties to Climate Science Denial Censured by Charity Commission for Hard Brexit...

Read time: 3 minsA prominent London thinktank has been censured by the Charity Commission for explicitly lobbying for a hard Brexit. The commission said the Institute...

Decades of Lobbying Weakened Americans’ Gas Mileage and Turbocharged Pain at the Pump

For roughly a decade, the U.S. oil industry and its backers touted American oil abundance and “energy dominance.” But in the face of Russia’s...

The Cause Is Us: Scientists Warn Of Sixth Mass Extinction

Read time: 5 minsBy Alex Kirby for Climate News Network About one million of the world’s animal and plant species are now at risk of extinction − the...

Brexit Climate Deniers Launch Coordinated Attack Against Green Regulations Ahead of Election

The Brexit climate science deniers have over the weekend launched a coordinated attempt to persuade the UK to cut green regulations ahead of Theresa...

Revealed: Anglo American Mine Expansion Could Put Chile’s Glaciers and Emissions Goals At RIsk

Read time: 9 minsThe emissions from a new Anglo American underground mine project in Chile could be catastrophic for the host nation of the...

In a Contested Oregon Primary Race, Democrats Back Candidate Taking Fossil Fuel Money

Late last year, U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) announced his retirement from Oregon’s 4th District, opening up a seat that he held for more...

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