Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive

Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in In These Times.
/ big tech, fossil fuel industry, National, PR
Repackaged Disinformation: Fossil Fuel’s “Next Generation” PR Strategy Is the Same Old Climate Deception

Repackaged Disinformation: Fossil Fuel’s “Next Generation” PR Strategy Is the Same Old Climate Deception

To win over young people, Big Oil is returning to climate disinformation strategies.
/ fossil fuel industry, media, National, PR,
Is BP Really Changing? Or Is the firm's New Climate Message Just “Beyond Petroleum” All Over Again?

Is BP Really Changing? Or Is the firm’s New Climate Message Just “Beyond Petroleum” All Over Again?

In recent re-branding materials leaked to Drilled News, the company lays out its strategy for appealing to millennials.
/ fossil fuel industry, National, PR
The Thing About Science Denial and Disinformation Is It Works

The Thing About Science Denial and Disinformation Is It Works

Companies and political operatives deploy disinformation because it's effective, hard to track, almost never punished, and takes years to reverse.
Fred Singer Has Passed. He Took Pleasure In Bullying Scientists. May He Rest.

Fred Singer Has Passed. He Took Pleasure In Bullying Scientists. May He Rest.

Why speak well of the late climate denier Fred Singer, who spent over half a century attacking credible science and scientists?
/ fossil fuel industry, media, Opinion, PR
New Documents Link Tobacco, Oil and ... Public Media?

New Documents Link Tobacco, Oil and … Public Media?

New reporting reveals that the head of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting spent 25 years in PR working for tobacco and oil front groups.
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