Florida School Board Reverses Plan to Censor “Don’t Say Gay” Page in Yearbook

A Florida school board has decided that photos depicting student-led protests against an anti-LGBTQ law in the state will not be censored from a high school yearbook, reversing an action from the county superintendent. A page of the Lyman High School yearbook, located within the Seminole County School District, showcased…

States Are Considering Laws That Penalize Banks for Fossil Fuel Divestment

This article is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of news outlets strengthening coverage of the climate story. The influential rightwing lobby group the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is driving a surge in new state laws to block boycotts of the oil industry. The group’s…

Exxon Is Using an Unusual Texas Law to Intimidate Critics of Its Climate Denial

This article is published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of news outlets strengthening coverage of the climate story. ExxonMobil is attempting to use an unusual Texas law to target and intimidate its critics, claiming that lawsuits against the company over its long history of downplaying and…

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