Drilled Down

Deep dives on climate accountability
Jan
27
Gas Knew, Too + Everything You Need to Know on Climate This Week

Gas Knew, Too + Everything You Need to Know on Climate This Week

As the whole gas stove "culture war" rages on, it's important to remember that gas companies have known for over
6 min read
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
Oct
25
Drilled Down: If More Climate Coverage = More Fossil Ads, Keep It

Drilled Down: 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
Sep
25
Drilled Down: Industry Message Consistency

Drilled Down: Industry Message Consistency

There were three Congressional hearings on climate disinformation last week, and these same 12 pro-fossil-fuel talking points made their way
277 min read
Sep
17
Drilled Down: Three Congressional Hearings on Climate Disinfo Bring New Industry Documents to Light

Drilled Down: Three Congressional Hearings on Climate Disinfo Bring New Industry Documents to Light

PR firms are paid to engage in unethical tactics that intimidate and silence Americans who are exercising their rights to
9 min read
Sep
14
Drilled Down: Yes, The New York Times Really IS Shilling for Big Oil

Drilled Down: Yes, The New York Times Really IS Shilling for Big Oil

I wish Reps Raskin and Porter had not scheduled hearings at the same time today, but the fact that they're
3 min read
Aug
16
Drilled Down: Roots of ESG, Anti-"Woke" Capital, and the New Battle in Climate Obstructionism

Drilled Down: Roots of ESG, Anti-"Woke" Capital, and the New Battle in Climate Obstructionism

Republican state treasurers are coming together to oppose climate disclosures in finance. It's the latest battle in a decades-long war.
27 min read
Jul
28
Drilled Down: Manchin's Inflation Reduction Act—What's Good and Bad for Climate

Drilled Down: Manchin's Inflation Reduction Act—What's Good and Bad for Climate

Weird coincidence: My power was out when the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 was announced. By the time it came
13 min read
Jul
12
Drilled Down: Here's What the IPCC Report *Actually* Said About Carbon Removal Tech

Drilled Down: Here's What the IPCC Report *Actually* Said About Carbon Removal Tech

You might remember I was slowly making my way through the most recent IPCC report. That's the Working Group 3:
19 min read
Jun
28
Drilled Down: Even in the Worst-Case Scenario with West Virginia v EPA, We Still Have Pathways to Climate Action

Drilled Down: Even in the Worst-Case Scenario with West Virginia v EPA, We Still Have Pathways to Climate Action

I've been seeing a lot of hot takes online about what the West Virginia v EPA ruling might bring. In
11 min read