National Galleries Scotland to end BP ties over climate concerns

Move increases pressure on London’s National Portrait Gallery to sever its linksNational Galleries Scotland (NGS) has become the latest arts organisation to end links to BP, citing its “responsibility to do all we can to address the climate emergency”….

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Shale gas fracking wasted ‘millions of taxpayers’ cash’, say scientists

Scientists say research on carbon capture was always better environmental optionMinisters have been condemned for wasting millions of pounds of taxpayers’ money in a failed attempt to introduce fracking to the UK. The bid also cost the nation a decade …

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Oil majors must cut output by a third to meet climate target – study

Seven largest companies must make 35% cut by 2040 to limit climate crisis and meet 1.5C goal, says thinktankThe world’s largest oil and gas companies need to slash their production by more than a third by 2040 to meet global climate targets, according …

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Shell profits dented by fall in oil price

Firm reports 15% drop in last quarter to £3.7bn as shrinking global economy hits demandRoyal Dutch Shell has reported a 15% slump in profits for the last quarter at a time of lower oil prices and a weaker global economy.The company made $4.8bn (£3.7bn)…

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Rex Tillerson denies Exxon misled investors over climate crisis

Former chief of ExxonMobil and former secretary of state under Trump appeared in court after oil and gas giant was suedRex Tillerson, the former chief executive of ExxonMobil and former secretary of state in the Trump administration, has denied in cour…

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Fossil fuel big five ‘spent €251m lobbying EU’ since 2010

Report comes amid calls for set up of firewall to protect politics from industry influenceThe five biggest oil and gas companies, and their industry groups, have spent at least €251m (£217m) lobbying the European Union over climate policies since 2010,…

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