Anti-science rhetoric and special interests have pushed us to the edge of climate chaos. But just as quantum physics disrupted our view of matter and energy, quantum social change disrupts our beliefs about what’s possible, how fast, and by whom.
Despite the UN secretary-general’s calls to abandon oil and gas finance, fewer than 15 banks, insurers, and investors have created policies to limit support for the industry, according to a recently expanded tracker.
Industry and governments are eager to embrace hydrogen power. But the plan to do so is “overly optimistic” and based on “unfounded assumptions.”
Campaigners fear the financial sector may be the biggest beneficiary of new quality standards for carbon credits.
The fossil fuel industry, smarting from a string of defeats in Oregon and Washington, is hoping to continue to expand in the face of the climate crisis, but without arousing opposition.
From narratives about fossil fuels as a solution to climate advocates as out of touch with reality, here’s how the fossil fuel industry and its allies are weaponizing words to delay climate action.
Industries make green claims while lobbying against climate targets and promoting high-carbon travel.
Blue Sky Strategy, run by anti-BBC campaigner Rebecca Ryan, was listed on the website of a group whose founder calls climate change a “con”.
CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oppose fossil fuel divestment legislation, have “wildly exaggerated” divestment costs, according to Fossil Free California’s latest report.
Fossil fuel interest groups are telling New Mexicans: let us keep drilling or the state’s education system will collapse.
There are clear connections between the fossil fuel industries and the politicians who are both stalling action on climate change and diminishing democracy – and it’s a dangerous shift, argues an international studies professor in her new book.
As the latest IPCC report faults disinformation for delaying climate action, a newly released scorecard finds that the major social media platforms’ plans to handle climate disinformation remain murky.
A new study shows neighborhoods targeted by racist mortgage lending practices during the Jim Crow era wound up with twice as many oil and gas wells.
The global fossil fuel divestment campaign continues to grow, but the healthcare sector has thus far refrained from large-scale divestment. A coalition of health professionals wants to change that.
The challenge of how best to handle desperate migrants fleeing hardships in their native countries is only going to grow more pronounced for governments.
The claims stem from an unsubstantiated remark made in 2014 by the then NATO general secretary, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, that Russia had “actively engaged” with environmental groups opposing shale gas “to maintain European dependence on imported Russian gas”.