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1.  Chevron’s commercials just got the ‘Don’t Look Up’ treatment  

2022-09-30


Grist
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What do cooing babies and frolicking elephants have to do with oil companies? Exactly.

2.  Doctors File False Advertising Complaint Over Hidden Health Risks of Gas  

2022-09-30


DeSmog
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Dr. Melissa Lem was shocked when she saw an advertisement from a major Canadian fossil fuel lobby group showing young parents and their two children happily cooking a meal over a brand new gas stove.  The Vancouver-based physician said that ad is “terrible and misleading” because dozens of scientifi...

3.  The Sneaky Ways Big Oil Misleads the Public With Money and Power  

2022-09-22


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Big Oil lied to us for decades about climate change. And they've hid behind scientists, academics, and even “grassroots” groups to do it.

4.  Criticism intensifies after big oil admits ‘gaslighting’ public over green aims  

2022-09-17


The Guardian
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Fury as ‘explosive’ files reveal largest oil companies contradicted public statements and wished bedbugs upon critical activistsCriticism in the US of the oil industry’s obfuscation over the climate crisis is intensifying after internal documents showed companies attempted to distance themselves fro...

5.  Internal Documents Show Big Oil PR Messages Still ‘Mislead’ Public on Climate  

2022-09-16


DeSmog
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New documents released by a congressional committee show that major oil companies, under pressure from the worsening climate crisis, have carefully crafted public messages to convey an effort of transitioning to cleaner technologies, but that the campaigns appear aimed at obscuring the fact that the...

6.  'That's Fraud': Explosive Docs Reveal Depth of Climate Lies by Big Oil Ahead of House Hearing  

2022-09-15


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Big Oil executives are laughing at the people trying to protect our planet while they knowingly work to destroy it,” said Rep. Ro Khanna.

7.  Explosive new documents show Big Oil executives are gaslighting us  

2022-09-15


Exxon Knews
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A congressional investigation sheds more light on how the fossil fuel industry is lying about its climate commitments.

8.  How climate denial was mined in Canada  

2022-09-13


Exxon Knews
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Investigative climate reporter Geoff Dembicki discusses his upcoming book, “The Petroleum Papers: Inside the Far-Right Conspiracy to Cover Up Climate Change.”

9.  America’s electric utilities spent decades spreading climate misinformation  

2022-09-07


Grist
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Utilities knew about climate change as early as the 1960s and misled the public in order to continue turning a profit.

10.  A public information campaign on the climate crisis is urgently needed  

2022-09-02


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Never has the need for a public information campaign been so great, not only to educate people about the climate emergency, but also to flag what they can do to mitigate its impact

11.  House Committee Poised for Potential Subpoena of PR Firm for Climate Disinformation  

2022-08-26


DeSmog
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A powerful Washington, D.C., consulting and PR firm, with a long history of waging influence campaigns for fossil fuel corporations, is under scrutiny by a congressional committee as part of a broader investigation into the decades-long efforts by the oil industry and its allies to block action on th...

12.  The fossil fuel industry's fake news sites  

2022-08-24


Heated
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By exploiting Americans’ trust in local media, polluters hope to squash their political opponents.

13.  Twitter bans climate change skeptic ads  

2022-04-23


Reclaim the Net
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New policy. The post Twitter bans climate change skeptic ads appeared first on Reclaim The Net.

14.  Facebook Fails to Label Climate Misinformation From 'Toxic 10': Analysis  

2022-02-23


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“The price of Mark Zuckerberg's failure to deal with his platforms' pollution of the information ecosystem,” said one advocate, “is catastrophic damage to our physical ecosystem—including climate change, forced migration, drought, and famine.“

15.  When Extreme Weather Reigns, Disinformation Pours  

2022-07-29


DeSmog
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Editor’s Note: This is part of a regular column, Gaslit, which navigates society’s dysfunctional relationship with fossil fuel disinformation. Have a tip or idea? Get in touch. Recent extreme weather across the globe is showing us how rapidly the climate is changing in an increasingly warming world...

16.  'Deny, Deceive, Delay': How 'Evolving' Disinformation Tactics Stymie Climate Action  

2022-06-09


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Pushing for policies requiring Big Tech “to be transparent and accountable about the harms their products create,” one campaigner said that “we should not continue this endless game of climate denial whack-a-mole.“

17.  Social Media Giants Get a Failing Grade on Climate Disinformation  

2022-04-21


DeSmog
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The first page of Menlo Park, California’s 2030 Climate Action Plan shows a map predicting which parts of the city will be underwater by the end of the century, flooded by the rising waters of San Francisco Bay. The famed headquarters of Facebook’s parent company Meta appears as an island, the road...

18.  EU Parliament Backs ‘Urgent’ Calls to Address Climate Disinformation  

2022-03-14


DeSmog
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The EU has become the first ever policymaking body to officially acknowledge the urgency of defining and tackling climate disinformation. Lawmakers at the EU Parliament overwhelmingly backed a report last week calling on the EU to “prepare better to fight off foreign interference and disinformation...

19.  Top Climate Publisher Has Played Major Role in Supporting Fossil Fuel Industry  

2022-02-26


Truth Out
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Elsevier, a Dutch company behind many peer-reviewed journals, works with industry to help increase oil and gas drilling.

20.  The Doomsday Numbers and Climate Change  

2021-11-10


Carbon Watchdog
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Why are we in a climate emergency? One reason is because the numbers don’t add up. These are the Doomsday numbers: the economic impact of both damage and abatement with a 4°C increase in global temperature would produce only 3.6% less growth by 2100. These numbers are taken from the Nobel Lecture i...

21.  Study exposes climate claims by Big Oil as blatant corporate propaganda  

2022-02-17


Alternet.org
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While continuing to fuel the climate emergency over the past decade, oil and gas majors relied on misleading messages rather than actually taking action to transition to clean energy, according to research released Wednesday.The peer-reviewed study, published in the journal PLOS One, focused on two America...

22.  Gas-Backed Front Group Spreads Misinformation About Electrification  

2022-02-13


Popular Resistance
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A group of natural gas companies and utilities in Colorado formed a front group to oppose the state’s push towards electrifying homes and businesses, spreading misinformation about the cost of electric heating while also promoting false solutions to lock in the ongoing use of natural gas. The group...

23.  Study Exposes How World's Biggest Corporations Embellish Climate Progress  

2022-02-07


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Without more regulation, this will continue,” said one critic. “We need governments and regulatory bodies to step up and put an end to this greenwashing trend.“

24.  An FTI Consulting Presentation Pulls Back the Veil on Fossil Fuel PR  

2022-02-07


DeSmog
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“We understand how the oil and gas sector works — we’ve worked in it, studied it, defended it and impacted the policy that regulates it,” a 2015 presentation delivered to the Tennessee Oil and Gas Association begins. “We have been instrumental players in the industry’s highest profile business issues...

25.  World’s glaciers contain less ice than thought - report  

2022-02-08


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Sea Level rise will be 3 inches less than expected, hey lead with that rather than the 64 meters of expected sea level rise.

26.  Big Oil Board Members Refuse to Testify on Climate Pledges  

2022-02-03


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“Given all the loopholes and disinformation in their companies' 'net-zero' pledges, it's no wonder these board members are dodging the committee's request to testify,” said one Big Oil critic.

27.  How the PR Industry Has Helped Big Oil Transform the Way We Think About the Environment  

2022-02-04


DeSmog
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Editor’s Note: This is the first article in a new column, Gaslit, which will navigate society’s dysfunctional relationship with fossil fuel disinformation. Have a tip or idea? Get in touch. Since 2008, the American Petroleum Institute (API), which is the U.S.’s largest oil and gas trade group, has pai...

28.  New analysis exposes 'bogus' job-creation claims of fossil fuel industry  

2022-01-27


Alternet.org
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Although oil and gas production increased in the United States from 2010 to 2020, new research out Wednesday reveals that last decade's boom coincided with a decline in drilling and fracking jobs—giving lie to the fossil fuel industry's claims about its positive impact on employment.Industry proponent...

29.  Can PR giants quit their addiction to climate disinformation?  

2022-01-13


Exxon Knews
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Former Edelman executive vice president Christine Arena discusses the PR industry’s reckoning with fossil fuel propaganda.

30.  I’m a climate scientist. Don’t Look Up captures the madness I see every day | Peter Kalmus  

2021-12-29


The Guardian
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A film about a comet hurtling towards Earth and no one is doing anything about it? Sounds exactly like the climate crisisThe movie Don’t Look Up is satire. But speaking as a climate scientist doing everything I can to wake people up and avoid planetary destruction, it’s also the most accurate film abou...

31.  The flood of Covid headlines are drowning out red alert climate warnings  

2021-12-19


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As Covid hogs attention, worrying news about melting glaciers is ignored, with potentially devastating consequences.

32.  Big Oil’s Top Executives Strike a Common Theme in Testimony on Capitol Hill: It Never Happened  

2021-10-29


Inside Climate News
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In testimony before Congress Thursday, top executives from some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies insisted that their firms had never misled the public about the science or severity of climate change. It was the first time the executives have been confronted while under oath with the industry’...

33.  Big Oil tells Congress they won’t stop funding lies  

2021-10-29


Exxon Knews
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Drilled about their climate deception and delay, the Slippery Six doubled down.

34.  As top universities divest, Big Oil still infiltrates academia  

2021-10-02


Exxon Knews
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The next challenge for divestment movements: what to do about the industry’s continued influence over climate research programs at major academic institutions.

35.  Shilling for Big Oil: Study analyzes PR’s hidden role in climate crisis  

2021-12-02


Grist
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Ever wonder why people keep talking about “clean coal”?

36.  Research Reveals How PR Firms Have Spent Decades Fueling Climate Misinformation  

2021-12-01


Common Dreams
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“The best time to stop working for fossil fuel clients was 20 years ago, when we had much more time to stop the climate emergency. The second best time is now.”

37.  A Stain On The George Washington University Name  

2021-11-22


Popular Resistance
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Our newest report, “The Regulatory Studies Center: A Stain on the George Washington University Name,” delves into the Koch and ExxonMobil funded RSC, which has repeatedly acted as a front for fossil fuel interests with a history of using GW’s name to provide credibility to climate deniers, fossil fue...

38.  “It’s a moral choice to gaslight the earth.”  

2021-11-18


Exxon Knews
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A report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate quantifies the mushrooming threat of online climate disinformation.