Top Climate Publisher Has Played Major Role in Supporting Fossil Fuel Industry

This article is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of news outlets strengthening coverage of the climate story. Scientists working with one of the world’s largest climate research publishers say they’re increasingly alarmed that the company works with the fossil fuel industry to help increase oil and gas drilling, the Guardian can reveal. Elsevier, a Dutch company behind many renowned peer-reviewed scientific journals, including the Lancet and Global Environmental Change, is also one of the top publishers of books aimed at expanding fossil fuel production. For more than a decade, the company has supported the energy…

Nuclear Power Doesn’t Belong in the Green New Deal

Amid rising public outcry over government inaction toward the climate crisis, the nuclear power industry has attempted to advertise itself as “zero emissions,” “carbon-free” and even “renewable” in order to convince politicians and the public that it is essential to solving this world-historical disaster. However, nuclear power is none of these things, and it in fact stands in the way of achieving an ecologically just society. Unfortunately, a persistent and widespread public relations campaign by the nuclear power industry is endeavoring to convince some in the climate movement, as well as prominent Democrats in Congress, that nuclear energy has a…

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