The Guardian view on the polluters: days of reckoning | Editorial

Fossil fuel companies have worked for decades to shape attitudes and undermine science. The crisis dictates that they must now be confrontedThe huge differences in the voting records of MPs on climate issues, revealed in the Guardian’s rankings today, …

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Oil firms to pour extra 7m barrels per day into markets, data shows

Projected production surge in next 12 years to be led by Shell despite climate crisisVideo: why we need political action to rein in the fossil fuel industryTimeline: Half a century of dither and denialThe world’s 50 biggest oil companies are poised to …

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Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions

New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangersThe Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world’s oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked t…

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National Theatre to end Shell membership from next year

Move comes as opposition grows to fossil fuel firms’ linsk with UK arts bodiesThe National Theatre has announced it will end Shell’s membership from next year, as the arts organisation accelerates plans to make itself carbon neutral in the face of the …

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‘Greenwashing’: fossil fuel execs to hold invite-only forum at UN climate summit

BP, Shell and Chevron representatives will be at event on sidelines of UN climate summitOil and gas executives are holding an exclusive invitation-only forum with environmentalists and government representatives on the sidelines of the UN climate summi…

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UK facing EU outrage over ‘timebomb’ of North Sea oil rigs

Germany leads complaint against plan to leave polluted remains of Shell rigs in placeThe British government is facing growing outrage from the European commission and five EU member states over its plans to leave some decommissioned oil rigs in the Nor…

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UK’s big energy firms accused of failing to tackle climate crisis

Shell, BP and Centrica have talked of backing EU emissions target but withheld support The UK’s largest energy companies have withheld support for a legally binding target to reduce the EU’s emissions to net zero by 2050, even while publicly backing th…

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Shell awaits court ruling on complicity in deaths of Ogoni Nine

Widows of Nigerian activists accuse oil firm of instigating crackdown against protesters A Dutch court may decide on Wednesday if Shell was complicit in the Nigerian government’s execution of the Ogoni Nine, environmental activists who were trying to f…

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