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District of Columbia Sues BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell for Misleading Public on Climate Change

, senior writer

Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl A. Racine sued four of the world’s largest oil and gas companies on Thursday for misleading consumers about the impact their products have on the climate. Read more >

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BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil Have a Lot to Answer for on Climate at their Annual Meetings

, climate accountability campaign director

We’ve decided to put out our questions for the leaders of fossil fuel companies ahead of their virtual annual shareholder meetings—so that journalists, advocates, and activists can amplify and follow up. Read more >

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Past Disasters Showed Us Massive Impact COVID-19 Would Have on Black Communities. We Didn’t Listen.

, Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist

Dr. Adrienne Hollis speaks with public health expert Sacoby Wilson about how to better protect communities of color from the disproportionate impact of COVID-19. Read more >

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Tuck School of Business graduate student Kevin Yuan asks Sen. Klobuchar a question (credit: Roger Stephenson)

NH Students Press Presidential Candidates on Climate Issues at Town Hall

, director of strategy & policy

Last Wednesday, six presidential candidates came to Concord, New Hampshire to participate in a youth town hall on climate and clean energy issues, hosted by the Hubbard Brook Research Foundation, Stonyfield Organic, and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University.  (Two candidates–Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren–were unable to make it because of the impeachment vote in the Senate and were represented by surrogates.)

I was honored to moderate the discussions with the first three candidates appearing at the town hall: Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and former Governor Bill Weld. Henry Herndon of Clean Energy New Hampshire and Tiernan Sittenfeld of the League of Conservation Voters moderated the discussions with the three other candidates as well as the surrogates for Senators Sanders and Warren. Read more >

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Spookiest Halloween Costume – 2019 Edition: (Still) the Fossil Fuel Company Executive

, Research Director, Center for Science and Democracy

This post is a revamp of a 2017 post here. It is (sadly) more applicable today.

Halloween is here, and we have a lot to be spooked about when it comes to the future role of science in this country. In addition to the Trump administration’s ongoing assault on science, companies are now enjoying greater access to decisionmakers than they’ve ever had. And no industry has capitalized on inappropriate access to decisionmakers more than the fossil fuel industry. Indeed, with very little accountability, the industry has deceived the public and policymakers, and enjoyed friendly policies from decisionmakers with clear conflicts of interest.

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