Drilled
Investigating the obstacles to action on climate change.

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Nov
28
Drilled Down: Old School Climate Denial Is Back

Drilled Down: Old School Climate Denial Is Back

Two things the media and much of the climate movement tends to dismiss as long past—old-school climate denial and the coal lobby—are still around and having a bit of a renaissance.
13 min read
Nov
23
Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth

Loss and Damage, Minus the Fossil Fuels As Development Myth

Hello! Due to the holiday this week, I'm putting out the newsletter midweek instead of on Friday. On the podcast
16 min read
Nov
18
Climate Twitter, COP27 Carries On, & More

Climate Twitter, COP27 Carries On, & More

Weekly roundup of climate coverage: Climate twitter, COP27, Effective Altruism, EPA Methane Rule and more
6 min read
Nov
17
How American Climate Denial Fueled Canada's Tar Sands, with Geoff Dembicki

How American Climate Denial Fueled Canada's Tar Sands, with Geoff Dembicki

Thank you for being a paid subscriber! This week we talked to investigative journalist Geoff Dembicki, whose name you might
16 min read
Nov
11
Climate Coverage Recap: All Things COP27 + How Fossil Fuel University Funding Fueled Support of Gas

Climate Coverage Recap: All Things COP27 + How Fossil Fuel University Funding Fueled Support of Gas

Welcome to your new weekly roundup of climate coverage. For those of you who have been getting the Hot Take
9 min read
Nov
08
Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27?

Why Is One of Big Oil's Top Greenwashing PR Firms Handling Media for COP27?

The conference of the parties or COP, the annual global UN climate negotiations, have kicked off in Egypt, and I'll be digging into a few aspects of it over the next couple of weeks.
16 min read
Oct
26
How to Combat Climate Disinformation Around COP27

How to Combat Climate Disinformation Around COP27

Next month, the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP), the annual UN Climate Negotiations Conference, will kick off in Cairo,
14 min read
Oct
25
If More Climate Coverage = More Fossil Ads, Keep It

If More Climate Coverage = More Fossil Ads, Keep It

If you follow me on Twitter, you know I can be a bit ranty on there. It's where pre-coffee, bitchy
4 min read
Oct
24
Protecting Communities from Climate Change Is Astronomically Expensive

Protecting Communities from Climate Change Is Astronomically Expensive

No mechanism exists to collect from the companies that ensured we would delay acting on climate for as long as possible. That’s why dozens of municipalities across the United States have filed climate liability lawsuits against fossil fuel companies.
9 min read
Oct
18
Universities Need to Break Their Addiction to Fossil Funding

Universities Need to Break Their Addiction to Fossil Funding

You might remember in the podcast season we did with Earther last year that Dharna Noor and I got into
33 min read