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“Reprehensible”: Fossil fuel industry infiltrates civil rights convention

Al Sharpton invited methane representatives to his National Action Network convention, where they fear-mongered attendees about renewables.

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»Männer verbrennen unsere Welt.« So können wir sie aufhalten

Von Putin über Trump bis zur FDP. Unsere Zukunft wird vor allem von Männern regelrecht verheizt. In diesem Buch werden sie benannt und es wird dargelegt, wie sie noch zu stoppen sind.

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Quaschning erklärt: AfD und Klimaschutz

Die AfD will alle Klimaschutz-Gesetze abschaffen. Dabei ist die Klimakrise heute schon eine Hauptfluchtursache. Absurd: Die AfD verbreitet Hass und Hetze gegen Geflüchtete und sorgt mit ihrer Politik für noch mehr Flüchtlinge.

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Oil Executives, Meeting in Texas, Cast Doubts on ‘Fantasy’ Energy Transition

The comments by a Saudi executive raised questions regarding whose predictions about the future of oil and gas are more likely to be true.

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World’s top fossil-fuel bosses deride efforts to move away from oil and gas

Executives at Texas summit claim clean-energy transition is failing and say world should ‘abandon the fantasy’ of fossil-fuel phaseout

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Wahlerfolg für Klimaleugner:innen in Portugal

Nach dem Erfolg der rechtsradikalen Chega bei den Parlamentswahlen in Portugal wird eine schwierige Regierungsbildung erwartet. Dabei steht auch die Klimapolitik des Landes auf dem Spiel – und die europäische Energiewende.

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* USA * “Trump würde diesmal womöglich aus der Klimakonvention austreten”

Biden wie Trump rechnen nicht damit, dass im Wahlkampf viele Stimmen mit Klimapolitik zu holen sind, sagt die Grünen-Abgeordnete Lisa Badum nach einer USA-Reise. Gewinnt Trump, könnten die USA nicht nur das Paris-Abkommen, sondern auch die Klimarahmenkonvention verlassen.

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UK government accused of trying to ‘stoke culture war on climate issues’

Green MP Caroline Lucas says call for investment in gas-fired power plants is election ploy that will jeopardise UK’s net zero target

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Grünen-Bashing ist in Deutschland zu einer Art Volkssport geworden. Was steckt hinter dem militanten Trend?

Grünen-Bashing ist in Deutschland zu einer Art Volkssport geworden. Was steckt hinter dem militanten Trend?

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‘We are a car country’: German conservatives commit to reverse combustion engine ban

Germany’s conservative CDU/CSU is continuing to push to reverse the controversial phase-out of internal combustion engine cars by 2035, despite the demand being dropped from the European People’s Party election manifesto.

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Populism imperilling global fight against climate breakdown, says John Kerry

US climate chief hits out at ‘disinformation’ being used as tactic by special interests to delay action

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‘A Trojan horse of legitimacy’: Shell launches a ‘climate tech’ startup advertising jobs in oil and gas

Onward touts a vision of a ‘clean energy future’, but experts say ventures like this are part of fossil fuel firms’ greenwashing plan

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Big Meat is lying about sustainability. These media outlets are helping.

Can newsrooms really expect people to trust their reporting if they fund it by spreading misinformation?

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Fury after Exxon chief says public to blame for climate failures

Darren Woods tells Fortune consumers not willing to pay for clean-energy transition, prompting backlash from climate experts

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Argentine resistance hinders Milei’s forest and glacier destruction

Ultra free-market president Javier Milei has not so far been able to get cuts to environmental regulations through Congress

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Climate Corruption | Amy Westervelt

And why revolution may be the only answer to corporate capture

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Nearly 15% of Americans don’t believe climate change is real, study finds

Denialism highest in central and southern US, with Republican voters less likely to believe in climate science

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* TRUMP * ‘In a word, horrific’: Trump’s extreme anti-environment blueprint

Allies and advisers have hinted at a more methodical second term: driving forward fossil fuel production, sidelining scientists and overturning rules

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Minister consulted BP over incentives to maximise oil production, FoI reveals

Meeting took place days after BP reported record profits while households were squeezed by high energy bills

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* SCHWEIZ * Die Atom-Familie: Die Aegerters wollen neue AKW bauen. Und die Welt retten

Physik, Geld und eine Mission: Die mächtigen Aegerters kämpfen seit Jahrzehnten für die Kernenergie. Jetzt wollen sie das Bauverbot für AKW mit einer Initiative kippen. Ein Familienporträt

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Across America, clean energy plants are being banned faster than they’re being built

Across America’s power grid, there’s a growing gap between what we need and what we’ll allow.

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New Evidence Reveals Fossil Fuel Industry Sponsored Climate Science in 1954

Documents shed light on the earliest-known instance of climate science funded by the fossil fuel industry, adding to growing understanding of Big Oil’s knowledge of climate change.

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* TRUMP * IRA, Deregulierung, EPA-Entmachtung – so radikal würde Trump die Klimapolitik ändern

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* DENIAL * How YouTube’s climate deniers turned into climate doomers

A new report documents a sharp rise in arguments that clean energy and climate policies won't work.

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PR giant Edelman worked with Koch network, despite climate pledges

Move by world’s largest public relations company, uncovered by tax records, alarms climate advocates

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Agrarian Populism

Farmers’ protests are being embraced by the far right. The precedents are chilling.

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American Petroleum Institute Plans Election-Year Blitz in the Face of Climate Policy Pressure

The massive oil industry group will take on Biden policies, argue for fossil fuel expansion as part of the greenhouse gas solution.

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* BAUERNPROTESTE DEUTSCHLAND * ‎Kemferts Klima-Podcast : Regierung darf sich von Bauern “nicht erpressen lassen” auf Apple Podcasts

Die Bauern fahren eine kraftvolle Protestkampagne. Klima-Ökonomin Kemfert hat Verständnis für die Proteste. Allerdings: Die Abschaffung der Förderung von Agrardiesel sei richtig. Da dürfe die Ampel nicht einknicken. Die Bauern fahren eine kraftvolle Protestkampagne.

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* REVIEW 2023 * Record opposition to climate action by UK’s right-leaning newspapers in 2023

Last year saw a record number of UK newspaper editorials opposing climate action – almost exclusively from right-leaning titles – new Carbon Brief analysis shows. The analysis is based on hundreds of UK national newspaper editorials, which are the formal “voice” of the publications.

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* BAUERNPROTESTE DEUTSCHLAND * Blockieren nach niederländischem Drehbuch

Ob Bauern- oder Klimaproteste: Für unsere politische Kultur und Demokratie sind Blockaden in der jetzigen aufgeheizten Stimmung grundsätzlich nicht hilfreich. Wohin sie führen können, zeigt das Beispiel der Niederlande.

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What links Rishi Sunak, Javier Milei and Donald Trump? The shadowy network behind their policies

The Atlas Network’s dark-money junktanks are behind neoliberal policies around the world. And you may find its leaders on a resignation honours list near you

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* BAUERNPROTESTE DEUTSCHLAND * Der Großangriff der Arschlochgesellschaft

mal wieder wache ich nach einem wunderschönen Sylvesterexzess in einer Republik auf, die in wenigen Tagen einen erheblichen Schritt nach rechts gemacht hat.

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Bully Beef

The meat industry’s misinformation tactics are even worse than the fossil fuel industry’s.

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Wissenschaftsleugnung im neuen Gewand: Desinformation gibt sich seriöser

Aus kaltesonne.de wurde klimanachrichten.de – einer der seit längerem bestehenden deutschsprachigen Internet-Blogs, die Zweifel an der Klimaforschung verbreiten, hat sich einen unverfänglichen Namen gegeben. Fachleute beobachten schon länger, dass Leugner und Verharmloser der Klimakrise inzwischen subtiler auftreten. Verändert die Desinformation ihre Strategie?

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* COP28 | AL JABER * Cop28 president says his firm will keep investing in oil

The president of the Cop28 climate summit will continue with his oil company’s record investment in oil and gas production, despite coordinating a global deal to “transition away” from fossil fuels.

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* COP28 | LOBBYING * Big meat and dairy lobbyists turn out in record numbers at Cop28

Lobbyists from industrial agriculture companies and trade groups have turned out in record numbers at Cop28, with three times as many delegates representing the meat and dairy industry as last year.

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Die Bewohner der versinkenden Insel Tangier bestreiten Klimawandel

Tangier Island im amerikanischen Virginia geht unter. Für Umweltschützer ist sie ein warnendes Exempel. Die Bewohner selbst – überwiegend Trump-Wähler – glauben allerdings nicht an den steigenden Meeresspiegel und den Klimawandel.

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The Oil and Gas Industry Is Behind Offshore Wind Misinformation

On November 6, 2023, an op-ed was published in a local Delaware paper that described offshore wind as an “environmental wrecking ball.

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* COP28 | LOBBYING * Opec rails against fossil fuel phase-out at Cop28 in leaked letters

The Opec oil cartel has warned its member countries with “utmost urgency” that “pressure against fossil fuels may reach a tipping point with irreversible consequences” at Cop28, in leaked letters seen by the Guardian.

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La désinformation climatique

La désinformation climatique concerne toutes les informations infondées qui mettent en doute la réalité du dérèglement climatique provoqué par l'activité humaine. Des chercheurs de l'UNIGE ont mis en évidence que cette désinformation est tenace. Des parades existent pourtant, pour éviter de se laisser abuser, même si résister au "fakenews" est difficile.

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* COP28 | LOBBYING * Record number of fossil fuel lobbyists get access to Cop28 climate talks

At least 2,456 fossil fuel lobbyists have been granted access to the Cop28 climate negotiations, according to an analysis.

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* COP28 | LOBBYING * Une présence record des lobbys à la COP28 en pleines négociations sur le fossile

- Des dizaines de dirigeants, chefs d'Etat et monarques se sont succédé à la tribune de la COP28 à Dubaï durant les premiers jours, mais le chemin vers un accord pour rompre la paralysie climatique semble loin d'être acquis.

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* COP28 | DENIAL * Disinformation Is One of Climate Summit’s Biggest Challenges

As the world’s leaders gather this week at a major summit to discuss ways to address the effects of global warming, one of the greatest obstacles they face is disinformation.

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* COP28 | DENIAL * Cop28 president says there is ‘no science’ behind demands for phase-out of fossil fuels

The president of Cop28, Sultan Al Jaber, has claimed there is “no science” indicating that a phase-out of fossil fuels is needed to restrict global heating to 1.5C, the Guardian and the Centre for Climate Reporting can reveal.

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* COP28 | ANTI-CLIMATE * Anti-green backlash hovers over COP climate talks

War, a fossil fuel boom and populist revolts are sapping the optimism from the fight against climate change. And then there’s Trump.

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* COP28 | FOSSIL FUELS LOBBYING * Files Suggest Climate Summit’s Leader Is Using Event to Promote Fossil Fuels

As the host of global climate talks that begin this week, the United Arab Emirates is expected to play a central role in forging an agreement to move the world more rapidly away from coal, oil and gas.

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* COP28 | FOSSIL FUELS PHASEOUT * The ‘inevitable’ fossil fuel fight set to dominate Cop28

Phasing down fossil fuels is “inevitable” and “essential”. It is hard to imagine the CEO of an oil major saying that 10 years, five years, even one year ago.

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* COP28 | DENIAL * Science denial is still an issue ahead of COP28

It is 33 years now since the IPCC in its first report in 1990 concluded that it is “certain” that greenhouse gas emissions from human activities “will enhance the greenhouse effect, resulting on average in an additional warming of the Earth’s surface.

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* COP28 | DENIAL * Plans to present meat as ‘sustainable nutrition’ at Cop28 revealed

Big meat companies and lobby groups are planning a large presence at the Cop28 climate conference, equipped with a communications plan to get a pro-meat message heard by policymakers throughout the summit.

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Revealed: Saudi Arabia’s grand plan to ‘hook’ poor countries on oil

Saudi Arabia is driving a huge global investment plan to create demand for its oil and gas in developing countries, an undercover investigation has revealed. Critics said the plan was designed to get countries “hooked on its harmful products”.

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How the Aviation Lobby Got the European Commission to Derail Dutch Flight Reduction Plans

After initial success by the airlines against the government’s reduction plans in a case at a lower court, the Dutch High Court ruled in July 2023 that the plans were legal.

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TotalEnergies est-elle une entreprise criminelle ?

Il faudrait un livre entier pour décrire et analyser toutes les controverses sur TotalEnergies. Depuis plus de 50 ans, l’entreprise française est au cœur de polémiques et arrive toujours à s’en sortir, bien aidée par les pouvoirs publics, sans vraiment en payer le prix.

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* COP28 | FOSSIL FUELS LOBBYING * UAE planned to use climate talks to make oil deals

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Pétrole, un lobby tout-puissant

Comment le lobby pétrolier, et Exxon Mobil en particulier, ont œuvré depuis cinq décennies à entraver toute mesure visant à réduire le réchauffement climatique au nom de leurs intérêts. Avec l’éclairage d’experts et d’acteurs de premier plan, une édifiante enquête.

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How a false claim about wind turbines killing whales is spinning out of control in coastal Australia

Some pictures show a whale lifeless on a beach. In others, the whale is on fire, jumping from the ocean, as wind turbines loom behind it. The pictures are shocking – intentionally so.

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Im Würgegriff der Ölkonzerne

Die zweiteilige Doku zeigt, wie Ölkonzerne und ihre Verbündeten in der Politik jahrzehntelang Zweifel an der Ursache des Klimawandels schürten und notwendige Gegenmaßnahmen behinderten. Sie fragt nach den Gründen für die lange Untätigkeit angesichts der wachsenden Bedrohung und nach der Verantwortung der mächtigen Ölkonzerne, insbesondere der von ExxonMobil.

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La résurgence inquiétante du climatoscepticisme

Festivelo, Se relier au vivant et la reconnaissance juridique des écosystèmes

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* COP28 * Debunking the UAE’s B.S.

Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, President-Designate of the UNFCCC COP28 climate conference and CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, speaks at a side event at the UNFCCC SB58 Bonn Climate Change Conference on June 8, 2023 in Bonn, Germany.

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50 Years of Climate Failure: 2023 Scorecard on Insurance, Fossil Fuels and the Climate Emergency

The Seventh Annual Scorecard This is the seventh annual Scorecard on Insurance, Fossil Fuels and the Climate Emergency published by the Insure Our Future campaign.

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* COP28 * Die Untergangsberater

In knapp drei Wochen beginnt die Weltklimakonferenz in Dubai. Wird sie zur Farce? Der Konferenzpräsident ist Ölmanager – und er hat einen selbstmörderischen Plan für die Klimapolitik. McKinsey sei Dank.

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Republicans’ climate stance sets up new 2024 election frontline

Subscribe to the FT for a global perspective on US politics, business and beyond.

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For Many in Wyoming, a Biden Plan to Protect Land Is Beyond Unpopular

Of all of the efforts by the Biden administration to protect environmentally fragile lands, few have generated as much vitriol as a proposal that would block oil and gas drilling on 1.6 million acres of high desert sagebrush steppe in Wyoming.

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Revealed: The livestock consultants behind the Dublin Declaration of Scientists

The document, which describes efforts to reduce meat eating as ‘zealotry,’ is being used to push back against the EU’s green deal and beating cancer plan

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Shell called out for promoting fossil fuels to youth via Fortnite game

Climate activists are calling out Shell for partnering with popular video gamers and online youth influencers to promote fossil fuels to a younger generation. The oil giant, which in July reported quarterly profits of more than $5bn (£3.

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Leading European insurers underwrite 30% of U.S. coal despite net zero pledges

Washington, D.C., 28 September 2023 – Leading European insurers are underwriting nearly a third of U.S. coal production despite their net zero commitments, reveals a new report released today by Insure Our Future.

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Meet the Shadowy Global Network Vilifying Climate Protesters

Earlier this year, news footage began making the rounds on social media of young activists from the German climate organization Letzte Generation (Last Generation) being assaulted as they obstructed streets in an effort to draw attention to the German government’s inaction on climate.

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A climate scientist on how to recognize the new climate change denial

Delay, deflect, downplay, and other ways fossil fuel companies block climate action. For the past dozen years or so, every time the United Nations General Assembly holds its annual session in New York City, climate activists hit Manhattan to protest outside. They call it Climate Week.

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* KLIMASCHÄDIGENDE INVESTITIONEN * UBS und CS geben sich grün – und leiten 263 Milliarden Franken in Öl- und Gasfirmen

Sechseinhalb Tonnen Öl gelangten Anfang Jahr wegen eines Lecks aus einer Bohrplattform in die Nordsee. Die schmierige Flüssigkeit verschmutzte ein von seltenen Muscheln besiedeltes Schutzgebiet. Ähnliches geschah vor ein paar Jahren im Golf von Mexiko.

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* CLIMATE-DAMAGING INVESTMENTS * How banks helped the fossil fuel industry raise more than a trillion euros

Fatih Birol, director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), is a man who chooses his words carefully. But on 18 May 2021, his words were nothing if not clear. The IEA published a report that explained what it would take to limit global warming.

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«Was löst dieser schmelzende Gletscher bei Ihnen aus?» – «Das tut schon weh»

Klimaaktivist trifft Klimaskeptiker «Was löst dieser schmelzende Gletscher bei Ihnen aus?» – «Das tut schon weh» Gegen Ende unseres Gesprächs in einem italienischen Restaurant in Brig sage ich: «Es geht doch letztlich um viel mehr als um Klimapolitik: nämlich darum, ein neues Verhältnis

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Defending One’s Land Can Be Deadly, Especially in South America

This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

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Inside Exxon’s Strategy to Downplay Climate Change

Internal documents show what the oil giant said publicly was very different from how it approached the issue privately in the Tillerson eraExxon Mobil issued its first public statement that burning fossil fuels contributes to climate change in 2006, following years of denial.

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Falsehoods Follow Close Behind This Summer’s Natural Disasters

As natural disasters and extreme environmental conditions became more commonplace around the world this summer, scientists pointed repeatedly to a shared driver: climate change. Conspiracy theorists pointed to anything but.

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Météorologie et climat – L’embellie des climatosceptiques sur les réseaux sociaux

Le dôme de chaleur actuel fait réagir les climatosceptiques sur les réseaux sociaux qui rappellent que «c’est l’été et, en été, il fait chaud». LAURENT GUIRAUD Sur les réseaux sociaux, les positions climatosceptiques augmentent.

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A Republican 2024 Climate Strategy: More Drilling, Less Clean Energy

During a summer of scorching heat that has broken records and forced Americans to confront the reality of climate change, conservatives are laying the groundwork for a future Republican administration that would dismantle efforts to slow global warming.

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In DeSantis’ Fla., schools get OK for climate-denial videos

Climate activists are like Nazis. Wind and solar power pollute the Earth and make life miserable.

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Why climate ‘doomers’ are replacing climate ‘deniers’

How U.N. reports and confusing headlines created a generation of people who believe climate change can’t be stopped.

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‘Project 2025’: plan to dismantle US climate policy for next Republican president

An alliance of rightwing groups has crafted an extensive presidential proposal to bolster the planet-heating oil and gas industry and hamstring the energy transition, it has emerged.

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Dozens of oil & industry lobbyists attended secretive shipping emissions talks

Lobbyists from oil companies such as Shell, ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco joined government negotiators at recent secretive talks on how to cut emissions from the shipping sector, Climate Home has learned.

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«Der Klimaschutz löst bei einigen Verlustängste aus. Das schlachtet die SVP aus»

Sonntagsblick: Herr Stocker, was haben wir diese Woche erlebt: Unwetter oder Auswirkungen des Klimawandels? Thomas Stocker: Beides! Unsere Sommer werden immer heisser. Mittlerweile treten Gewitter auch am Morgen auf – vor 50 Jahren haben sie erst am Nachmittag oder Abend stattgefunden.

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Big oil quietly walks back on climate pledges as global heat records tumble

It was probably the Earth’s hottest week in history earlier this month, following the warmest June on record, and top scientists agree that the planet will get even hotter unless we phase out fossil fuels.

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Zweifel säen – die Geschichte der Klimaleugner

Die Harvard-Wissenschaftshistorikerin Naomi Oreskes ist eine der profundesten Kennerinnen der Geschichte der Klimaleugnung. Sie erklärt in der «Zeitblende», wie Kampagnen der Klimaleugner funktionieren und wie sie die Wissenschaft verändert haben.

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Oil companies are laughing while the world burns

Over the July 4th holiday, while Americans were firing up their barbecues and setting off fireworks, the world broke a new record.  Earth had her three hottest days ever recorded since instrumental measurements began in the 1850s.

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I thought fossil fuel firms could change. I was wrong

More than most members of the climate community, I have for years held space for the oil and gas industry to finally wake up and stand up to its critical responsibility in history. But what the industry is doing with its unprecedented profits over the past 12 months has changed my mind.

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The hard right and climate catastrophe are intimately linked. This is how

Round the cycle turns. As millions are driven from their homes by climate disasters, the extreme right exploits their misery to extend its reach. As the extreme right gains power, climate programmes are shut down, heating accelerates and more people are driven from their homes.

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Fossil-Fuel Interests Try to Weaken Global Plastics Treaty

CLIMATEWIRE | An international effort to rein in plastic pollution is running into resistance from China, Saudi Arabia and other nations that see a future in plastics amid declining demand for oil, gas and coal.

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‘Murderers’ and ‘criminals’: Meteorologists face unprecedented harassment from conspiracy theorists

These are just a handful of the threats and abuse sent to meteorologists at AEMET, Spain’s national weather agency, in recent months. They come via social media, its website, letters phone calls – even in the form of graffiti sprayed across one of its buildings.

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«Wir tun was!»: Kleines Greenwashing-ABC am Beispiel Shell

Was tun, wenn man sein Geld mit Umweltverschmutzung verdient, aber dringend ein grünes Image braucht? Man legt Klimaziele fest und kommuniziert diese möglichst breit und oft. Wie grün sie tatsächlich sind, tritt dabei in den Hintergrund. Ein Beispiel für diese Art Klimakommunikation ist Shell.

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Meet the Money Behind The Climate Denial Movement

The overwhelming majority of climate scientists, international governmental bodies, relevant research institutes and scientific societies are in unison in saying that climate change is real, that it's a problem, and that we should probably do something about it now, not later.

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Montana’s New Anti-Climate Law May Be the Most Aggressive in the Nation

Montana Republican lawmakers have passed legislation that bars state agencies from considering climate change when permitting large projects that require environmental reviews, including coal mines and power plants. Gov.

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Climate crisis deniers target scientists for vicious abuse on Musk’s Twitter

Some of the UK’s top scientists are struggling to deal with what they describe as a huge rise in abuse from climate crisis deniers on Twitter since the social media platform was taken over by Elon Musk last year.

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Multi-country media analysis shows scepticism of the basic science is dying out

Any regular viewer of BBC’s Question Time could be forgiven for thinking that old-fashioned climate science denialism is alive and kicking.

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The Rise of the ‘Climate Friendly’ Cow

In early March, global food giant Tyson unveiled a new beef product line at the 2023 annual industry meat conference. Named “BrazenTM Beef”, it was the first ever product of its kind to receive the “Climate-Friendly” stamp from the US Department of Agriculture.

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Saudi Arabia, Russia push for more World Bank money into carbon capture

Saudi Arabia and Russia have called on the World Bank to ramp up its financial support for carbon capture and storage.

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Gefährliche Klimamythen

Die wissenschaftlichen Fakten sind eindeutig: Es gibt den menschgemachten Klimawandel, und je mehr die Erderhitzung zunimmst, desto bedrohlicher wird es künftig für alle Lebewesen auf der Erde werden.

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Big Oil’s favorite way to lie: paltering

Earlier this week, I sent you a newsletter co-written with Amy Westervelt, an investigative journalist who makes a very badass true-crime climate podcast called Drilled. I briefly mentioned that Drilled has a new season, but I didn’t tell you what the season was about.

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Fakten, Fakten, Fakten: Acht Stellen im Netz, die Nachrichten checken und Desinformation kontern

Das Überprüfen von Informationen gehört zum grundlegenden Handwerk im Journalismus. Jede gute Redaktion tut es. Meist merkt das Publikum nichts davon, weil es so selbstverständlich zum Recherchieren dazugehört, dass es in den fertigen Artikeln oder Beiträgen gar nicht extra erwähnt wird.

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Revealed: How Shell cashed in on dubious carbon offsets from Chinese rice paddies

Shell is a partner in a series of contested rice farming offsetting projects in China that could generate millions of worthless carbon credits, Climate Home News has found. The initiatives are meant to slash methane emissions by changing irrigation methods in rice paddies.