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Oil firms accused of scare tactics after claiming climate lawsuits ‘a threat to US’
Attorneys for BP, Exxon and Shell claim city of Baltimore’s case over ‘deception and failure to warn’ could kill offshore drilling

Chris McGreal

25, Jan, 2022 @6:58 PM

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How Exxon is using an unusual law to intimidate critics over its climate denial
America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment

Chris McGreal

18, Jan, 2022 @11:00 AM

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When Desmond Tutu stood up for the rights of Palestinians, he could not be ignored | Chris McGreal
After visits to Israel and Palestine, Tutu used his moral authority to speak out and, despite abuse, refused to back down, says Guardian journalist Chris McGreal

Chris McGreal

30, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Toxic waters devastated Pacific Coast fisheries. But who’s to blame?
Union leaders say fossil fuel companies must pay for rising ocean temperatures. Not all boat captains are persuaded

Chris McGreal

20, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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House delays infrastructure bill vote as progressives dig in – as it happened
Highway bill will extending funding until 3 December, the same day government funding runs out – follow the latest politics news

Maanvi Singh (now) and Joan E Greve (earlier)

29, Oct, 2021 @12:14 AM

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Exxon CEO accused of lying about climate science to congressional panel
Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney likens oil company bosses’ responses to those of tobacco industry at historic hearing

Chris McGreal

28, Oct, 2021 @9:05 PM

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Oil executives face ‘turning point’ US congressional hearing on climate crisis
The heads of top US oil companies will answer accusations that their firms have spent years lying about the climate crisis

Chris McGreal

28, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Revealed: 60% of Americans say oil firms are to blame for the climate crisis
While a strong majority of Americans believe global heating is happening, a new Guardian poll shows sharp partisan divides

Chris McGreal

26, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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A US small-town mayor sued the oil industry. Then Exxon went after him
The mayor of Imperial Beach, California, says big oil wants him to drop the lawsuit demanding the industry pay for the climate crisis

Chris McGreal in Imperial Beach

16, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Washington rally in support of 6 January rioters falls short of expectations
Police prepared for trouble at event near Capitol but only a few hundred attended as politicians and pro-Trump groups did not

Chris McGreal in Washington

18, Sep, 2021 @9:24 PM

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‘This is the worst kind of politics’: Biden criticizes Republicans resisting vaccine mandates – as it happened
GOP governors threaten to sue after the president asks the labor department to implement a vaccine policy for large employers

Maanvi Singh and Joan E Greve

16, Sep, 2021 @11:58 PM

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Exxon and BP called to testify on climate after ‘troubling’ new documents
Congressman calls documents related to the fossil fuel industry’s efforts to discredit climate science ‘very concerning’

Chris McGreal

16, Sep, 2021 @3:13 PM

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