What Does a Hung Parliament Mean for Energy and Climate Change Issues?

Who saw that coming? Yeah, neither did we. The Conservatives will return to parliament with the most MPs of any party, but without an overall majority....

‘Now Fracking is Finally Here, It Can’t be Ignored’: An Interview with Green Party...

Tina Rothery is standing as the Green party candidate in the Fylde, an area on the frontline of the UK's fledgling shale gas industry. She is...

How the UK’s Climate Science Deniers (and Government) Reacted to Trump’s Paris Agreement Withdrawal

President Trump has withdrawn the US from the Paris Agreement. In typical Trump fashion, he managed to appease his base while ensuring the rest...

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

It’s all a bit weird. After a shareholder vote, Exxon again finds itself in the unaccustomed position of being out ahead of the US...

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

While Brexit may be making the national headlines, some voters are looking for MPs that share their concerns on a range of local climate...

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

On the face of it, the climate science conference scheduled for the romantic Italian city of Rome looks like any other. The organizers, India-based ConferenceSeries, promise...

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...

When it comes to the fossil fuel industry participating in UN climate negotiations, it’s clear there is a conflict of interest – and demands...

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...

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