Today Britain has a new Prime Minister, Liz Truss. As Truss takes the top job after winning the Conservative election race, she is under intense pressure to deliver on a range of issues, including the cost of living crisis and soaring energy prices.
Just as we have seen dark money fund climate denial and undermine climate discourse, it now seems to be undermining American justice, too.
As ever with science not everything is as it seems. As many countries worldwide struggle with the second wave of COVID-19, there is an ongoing scientific debate about how best to control the virus without destroying the economy.
In what can only be described as verging on the bizarre, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has given the contract to fight fake news to an organization that pushes fake news on climate change.
From 2000-2016, the fossil fuel industry spent nearly $2 billion lobbying to prevent climate action in the US, according to a new academic study published yesterday.
The response of the Parkland students to the shooting at their school has been so commendable. But why stop at gun control? There are many parallels between gun control and climate change, where the powerful and the rich maintain a status quo that threatens many people’s future.
Time Magazine “once a soldier for truth” has “fallen casualty to the forces of greed and deception.”
As the renewable revolution gathers a pace, the oil industry has launched yet another PR offensive trying to rebrand fossil fuels as sustainable.
One of the most detailed studies of climate denial has concluded what many researchers have long known – that funding by the fossil fuel industry created a corrosive “ecosystem of influence” on both the content and language of the climate debate, especially in the US.
David Koch, the climate change-denying billionaire, currently sits on the board of two of our nation’s largest and most respected natural history museums. This needs to change.