There is universal condemnation today on the breaking news that the United Arab Emirates has appointed a veteran oil industry insider to preside over the upcoming UN climate talks that will happen later this year in Dubai. “By appointing an oil sultan as COP28 President, the UAE takes the prize for global trust breaker in a climate crisis.”
British Cycling faces huge backlash over Shell “sportswashing” sponsorship
On Monday, British Cycling, the UK’s national body promoting cycling, which has helped the country produce a string of elite Olympian athletes, announced that it had signed a “long-term partnership” with oil giant Shell.
Climate criminals meet in Brussels as explosive documents show Big Oil’s climate pledges are based on spin and “deception”
This morning in the luxurious Plaza Hotel in Brussels, many of the world top oil firms assembled for a conference on “Go Net Zero Energy.” But newly released internal documents reveal that Big Oil messaging on climate change and net zero are based on spin and “deception”.
REPORT: Cheniere Energy’s Cargo Emissions Tags Undercount the Real Impact of American Gas Exports
A new report released today by Oil Change International and Greenpeace USA finds that Cheniere’s new lifecycle emissions tags appear to be pinned to a misleading methane emissions analysis that woefully undercounts actual leakage volumes.
Madness Is The Method: How Cheniere is Greenwashing its LNG With New Cargo Emissions Tags
Our new report finds that Cheniere’s new lifecycle emissions tags appear to be pinned to a misleading methane emissions analysis that woefully undercounts actual leakage volumes.
Exxon’s 2050 net zero pledge dismissed as “greenwashing” and “gaslighting”
ExxonMobil is a company that for decades has done more than any other to spread climate denial. But now the climate laggard wants you to believe it is becoming a climate champion.
New study exposes how the PR industry helped spin climate misinformation for decades
A new peer-reviewed study has analysed the so far under-reported role that PR firms played promoting climate misinformation from the late eighties to 2020. It makes for fascinating reading.
Shell gags British Museum in greenwashing sponsorship deal
Oil giant Shell continues to excel as a climate villain, happy to drive humanity beyond the limits of a liveable future. And now it has been caught “gagging” the British Museum in a major greenwashing sponsorship exhibition on climate change.
Big Oil & API spending millions on Facebook & Instagram to misleadingly spin “gas is green”
A great joint investigation by Channel 4 news in the UK and InfluenceMap has found that oil industry lobbyists are using social media such as Facebook and Instagram to promote the continued use of gas and the myth that gas is a green fuel.
Dear Shell: After 25 years, are you finally willing to accept your role in the murder of Ogoni 9?
Another grim, painful milestone is reached. It is now a quarter of a century since Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni 9 were murdered in Nigeria by Shell.