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Downing Street publishes Lord Cameron’s links to UAE
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Downing Street publishes Lord Cameron’s links to UAE

The Foreign Secretary spent three weeks in January lecturing in politics at NYU Abu Dhabi which is bankrolled by the Emirates. Downing Street has published details of Lord Cameron’s links to the United Arab Emirateswhich could have a “bearing on” his role as Foreign Secretary. Rishi Sunak’s ethics adviser included the former prime minister’s role...

Opinion: How climate research is polluted by fossil fuel money — and how to fix it
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Opinion: How climate research is polluted by fossil fuel money — and how to fix it

When Sultan Al Jaber, the president-designate of COP28, unveiled plans for a first-ever Day of Health at the upcoming United Nations-sponsored climate summit, he noted his “resolute” determination to “address the challenges posed to health by climate change.” The announcement was welcome given the climate-fueled health crises that now regularly strike our patients, including heat stroke, insect-borne diseases...

Global Witness and COP28: People not Polluters
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Global Witness and COP28: People not Polluters

The choices and actions taken this decade will impact us all – and future generations to come.  We know the solutions, and this includes dismantling the fossil fuel economy, properly governing the extraction of “transition minerals,” and preventing money flowing to businesses carrying out deforestation and other biodiversity-wrecking business activities.  And we know some of...

Inslee and legislators say it’s time for “radical transparency” as Big Oil rakes in excessive profits
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Inslee and legislators say it’s time for “radical transparency” as Big Oil rakes in excessive profits

Big Oil celebrates record profits as consumers grapple with high gas prices and the costly effects of extreme weather events driven by climate change. Gov. Jay Inslee, legislative leaders, and representatives of labor and health care today announced the time has come for Washington state to tackle Big Oil’s record-breaking, excessive profits. ollowing “monster profits”...

Liberia: Did Liberia Sign a US$50bn Carbon Deal?
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Liberia: Did Liberia Sign a US$50bn Carbon Deal?

A leaked document purporting to be the original version of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that Finance and Development Planning Minister, Samuel Tweah, committed Liberia to while on a visit to the UAE has contradicted the government’s pronouncement about a very lucrative carbon deal. The leaked document, which began circulating widely on social media last...