Oil companies' delaying tactics are the new climate science denialism

Academic researchers say the fossil fuel industry's climate-friendly PR messages are 'discourses of delay' aimed at diverting attention away from the crisis.

How a powerful US lobby group helps Big Oil to block climate action

Fossil fuel companies continue to donate large sums to the American Petroleum Institute, which lobbies to block or weaken legislation.

Big Oil and Gas kept a dirty secret for decades. Now they may pay the price

Covering Climate Now: After a century of wielding extraordinary economic and political power, America's petroleum giants face a reckoning — an unprecedented wave of lawsuits — for driving the greatest existential threat of our lifetimes.

'I'm hopeful': Jerome Foster, the 18-year-old helping to craft US climate policy

If a week is a long time in politics, the past year has been an eternity for Jerome Foster. In the opening stanza of 2020, the 18-year-old was holding forlorn weekly protests outside the White House calling for action on the climate crisis. Now, he has been ushered into the seat of American power to help craft climate policy.