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Greenwashing news and analysis from The Nation
January 19, 2022
Why I Divested My Bank Account and You Should Too
I couldn’t accept doing business with one of the world’s greatest financiers of fossil fuels.
November 10, 2021
“Nice” Isn’t Going to Save the Planet
In a rapidly heating world, we don’t have time for etiquette.
Mary Annaïse Heglar
May 29, 2019
What Just Happened in Europe?
Three takeaways from last week’s results.
April 22, 2019
Why Are ‘The New York Times’ and ‘The Washington Post’ Producing Ads for Big Oil?
It looks like real news, but “native advertising” is greenwashing for the climate-wrecking industry.
June 8, 2017
A Brutal Expulsion in Guatemala Shows How Neoliberalism Gets Greenwashed
Government and big media portray it as a conflict between squatters and conservationists, but it’s just as much about extraction, displacement, militarization, and narcotics.
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December 4, 2015
Why Are So Many Fossil-Fuel Companies Funding the Paris Climate Conference?
Polluters need to pay, not make decisions about the future of the planet.
June 24, 2015
Someone Has to Sort Your Recycling and It’s a Disgusting and Dangerous Job
When the green hype overpowers industrial safety, workers pay the price.
June 18, 2015
Jeb Bush on Climate Change: A Long History of Consistent Inconsistency
As governor of Florida, Bush said publicly that climate change was not a “top priority.” He also quietly ordered a review of policy options for responding to it.
April 23, 2014
Greenwash Games: On Playing the World Cup in the Amazon
Sports tournaments will pollute air for “the earth’s lungs.”
April 22, 2014
Brazil’s World Cup Will Kick the Environment in the Teeth
In Brazil, the impact of sports mega-events like the World Cup on the environment is nothing to cheer.