Big Oil’s decades' old campaign to deny, deceive and delay action on climate change has been thrust into the spotlight again after the Attorney Generals for Minnesota and the District of Columbia (D.C.) both launched legal action against the industry within 24 hours of each other.
The Arctic is boiling and the whole Arctic food chain is at risk. It is a stark warning and one that demands an immediate response by politicians and policy makers.
After months of negotiations, political parties in Ireland have secured an agreement to form a new coalition government. This programme of government, titled Our Shared Future, was signed by the leaders of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party and will now need to be ratified by party members. This post analyzes exclusively the proposed climate measures under the programme of government and in particular the world-leading commitments made by parties around the need to keep fossil fuels in the ground.
A Green New Deal for Ireland
Ireland’s proposed Green New Deal, which has been hailed as the country’s “best chance
For years Big Oil has repeated the dirty tactics of Big Tobacco. And once again it has been found doing so again.