BP, Exxon, Shell Get £500 Million Taxpayer Handout Despite Climate Risks of North Sea...

UK taxpayers handed big oil companies more than £500 million in 2015, according to new government data. Analysts say about two-thirds of known fossil fuel resources...

After 25 Years of Trying, Why Aren’t We Environmentally Sustainable Yet?

By Michael Howes, associate professor in environmental studies, Griffith University. In 1992, more than 170 countries came together at the Rio Earth Summit and agreed to pursue sustainable development, protect...

Peer Repeatedly Asks Why Government Believes in Global Warming, Always Gets Same Answer: Because,...

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6 Charts That Show Trump Isn’t Stopping the Renewable Energy Revolution Any Time Soon

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GWPF Science Editor Promotes Freedom to Spread Inaccuracies, MPs Disagree

Efforts by the science editor of the climate denying think tank, the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) to promote individuals' freedom to make “factually inaccurate”...

Deadly Heat Stress Could Threaten Hundreds of Millions Even if Climate Targets Reached

Deadly heat stress is projected to affect hundreds of millions more people each year under relatively little additional climate warming. The Paris Agreement commits...

How Much Will Brexit Cost? Billions at Risk for Energy and Environment Projects, with...

It’s very hard to know exactly how much Brexit will cost the UK — it depends on what kind of trade deal and exemptions...

Secretive Industry Conference Seeks to Persuade People Fracking is a Good Idea

A secretive fracking conference sponsored by Dow Chemical and Halliburton and featuring speakers from a range of publically-funded government agencies is taking place somewhere...

Lords Raise Concern Over UK’s Ability to Implement and Enforce Environmental Rules Post-Brexit

Questions about how the UK will set new environmental standards and effectively enforce these rules once the country leaves the European Union were raised...

Oil Giants Declare Climate Leadership, Immediately Find New Places to Drill

Oil giants Shell, Statoil and BP have been awarded exploration licenses for new areas of the North Sea, just weeks after declaring their commitment...

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