Amy Westervelt

Jun
16
Breaking News: Hansen, Heede, and More File Petition Asking EPA to Regulate Greenhouse Gases Under TSCA

Breaking News: Hansen, Heede, and More File Petition Asking EPA to Regulate Greenhouse Gases Under TSCA

As we wait to hear whether the Supreme Court will toss West Virginia v EPA altogether or apply the major
15 min read
Jun
14
This Is Not the First Time Climate Has Been Part of the "Culture War"

This Is Not the First Time Climate Has Been Part of the "Culture War"

A new report out last week from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue provides an updated look at the narrative frameworks,
3 min read
Jun
07
False Friends of the Court: Why Every Rightwing Think Tank Has an Amicus Program, with Senator Whitehouse

False Friends of the Court: Why Every Rightwing Think Tank Has an Amicus Program, with Senator Whitehouse

I have been wondering for months what possible sense it makes for every right-wing think tank to have an amicus
10 min read
May
25
New Research: Big Fossil's Disaster Capitalist Response to Russia-Ukraine

New Research: Big Fossil's Disaster Capitalist Response to Russia-Ukraine

In the response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the gas industry is now fully embracing it's new role. Right alongside
15 min read
May
24
Climate Litigation Surges Forward

Climate Litigation Surges Forward

Lots of big news on the climate litigation front lately. This week alone we've seen two big rulings (and it's
3 min read
May
20
As Australia Heads to the Polls, a Look at Greenwashing & CSS

As Australia Heads to the Polls, a Look at Greenwashing & CSS

By Lyndal Rowlands, in Australia Australia is about to hold its first federal election since record-breaking bushfires - fueled at
13 min read
May
13
On Demand and Services, with Economist Joyashree Roy (IPCC Mitigation Report, Part 5)

On Demand and Services, with Economist Joyashree Roy (IPCC Mitigation Report, Part 5)

I wrote last month [https://www.drilledpodcast.com/debunking-demand-ipcc-mitigation-report-part-1/] about the way that chapter 5 of the IPCC Mitigation report
15 min read
Apr
28
Behind the Scenes of the IPCC: A Deep Dive into the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (IPCC Mitigation Report, Part 4)

Behind the Scenes of the IPCC: A Deep Dive into the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (IPCC Mitigation Report, Part 4)

A few days after every IPCC report is released the good folks at the Earth Negotiations Bulletin (ENB) publish a
2 min read
Apr
19
On Climate, the Public Holds Two Sticks: Activism and Litigation (IPCC mitigation report, part 3)

On Climate, the Public Holds Two Sticks: Activism and Litigation (IPCC mitigation report, part 3)

Particularly since the 2018 round of IPCC reports there's been an uptick in climate activism and now the IPCC itself
8 min read
Apr
18

New Drilled Season on the Gas Industry: The New Climate Villains

Welcome to a new season of Drilled! This is part 2 of our season on the gas industry. In part
1 min read