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Big Oil Is Greenwashing the Planet Big Oil Is Greenwashing the Planet

The hosting of the recent COP28 climate summit by the United Arab Emirates is just one instance.

Dec 26, 2023 / Juan Cole

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The UN Climate Conference Finally Names the Culprit, Fossil Fuels—but Is It Enough? The UN Climate Conference Finally Names the Culprit, Fossil Fuels—but Is It Enough?

Not demanding a “phase out” of fossil fuels—which over 140 nations at COP 28 pushed for—and or detailing how to transition—leaves the agreement without teeth.

Dec 19, 2023 / Tina Gerhardt

Increasing Oil Reliance

Increasing Oil Reliance Increasing Oil Reliance

Our unsustainable appetite for fossil fuel.

Dec 19, 2023 / OppArt / Peter Kuper

Shell No Protest

Biden Should Abolish Secretive Corporate Tribunals that Bypass the Law Biden Should Abolish Secretive Corporate Tribunals that Bypass the Law

A legal regime known as investor-state dispute settlements erode environmental regulation and increase fossil fuel industry profits.

Dec 12, 2023 / Molly Taft

Canadian Wildfire Smoke in New York City

The Planet Is Burning The Planet Is Burning

And the US’s habits of primacy are a key reason why.

Dec 7, 2023 / Sarang Shidore

A collage of fossil-fuel advertorials.

How the Media Greenwashes the Fossil Fuel Industry How the Media Greenwashes the Fossil Fuel Industry

Many of the world's most reputable publications use their credibility to sell advertorials that protect polluters and confuse readers.

Dec 5, 2023 / Amy Westervelt and Matthew Green

Students take part in a “youth strike to act on climate change” in France in March 2019.

The Green New Deal Is the Opiate of the Masses The Green New Deal Is the Opiate of the Masses

In the Global North, measures to stop climate change cannot double as ways to further economic growth

Dec 4, 2023 / Kohei Saito

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The Sensible Dutch Take a Sharp Turn to the Right The Sensible Dutch Take a Sharp Turn to the Right

In an election shocker earlier this week, the far-right anti-immigrant campaigner Geert Wilders emerged as the leader of the largest party in the new parliament.

Dec 1, 2023 / Hans Steketee

Christiana Figueres poses for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press prior to a news conference of

“No One Wins on a Dead Planet”: A Former UN Climate Chief Loses Faith in Fossil Fuel Companies “No One Wins on a Dead Planet”: A Former UN Climate Chief Loses Faith in Fossil Fuel Companies

At COP28, Christiana Figueres, the architect of the Paris climate agreement, said people must balance outrage and optimism.

Nov 30, 2023 / Covering Climate Now / Ajit Niranjan

Protect the Planet

Protect the Planet Protect the Planet

COP28: Representatives from around the world unite to coordinate global climate action with an emphasis on clean energy.

Nov 29, 2023 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

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