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Exxon’s long conspiracy of silence

The failure of Exxon to act on critically important scientific information 30 years ago is a reflection on us all. [22 September 2015 | Peter Boyer] The Pullitzer-prizewinning US news service Inside Climate News has just lifted the lid on … Continue reading

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The stars are lining up against fossil fuels

With government help, coal miners and exporters are fighting a rearguard action to keep their businesses afloat [3 June 2014 | Peter Boyer] For the big wheels in Australian mining, the Great Hall of Parliament in Canberra was the place to … Continue reading

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How the suits use denial as a tool

Fossil fuel interests and their apologists are relying on circular arguments to justify inaction on emissions. [18 June 2013 | Peter Boyer] Earth’s climate story is full of tipping points — times when there’s a discernable shift from one state … Continue reading

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