Is Banning Fossil Fuel Ads Really the Fix Activists Think It Is?

Is Banning Fossil Fuel Ads Really the Fix Activists Think It Is?

Media companies need to begin asking themselves what an ethical advertising policy looks like in the era of climate crisis.
/ activism, media, Opinion, PR
How Astroturfing Made Its Way from Tobacco to Oil

How Astroturfing Made Its Way from Tobacco to Oil

A PR pioneer who counted Big Tobacco among his clients wrote the playbook for casting doubt on inconvenient scientific facts.
Five Times the Oil Industry Accurately Predicted Climate Change

Five Times the Oil Industry Accurately Predicted Climate Change

Almost every time we hit a climate "milestone," someone posts an old chart from the 1970s or 1980s from a report that the American Petroleum Institute commissioned or that an ExxonMobil scientist compiled. It's shocking and people are momentarily outraged. The graphic goes viral. And then mostly everyone forgets about it. But when you look at the many, many times the industry predicted not only the impact it would have on the world but how the world would react, it tends to stick with you. With that in mind, we've started to compile a list. We'll add to it as we find more (send us tips if you've got 'em!)
/ fossil fuel industry, National, PR, research
Inside the GCC: The Industry Group That Mobilized to Fight Global Climate Action

Inside the GCC: The Industry Group That Mobilized to Fight Global Climate Action

The group succeeded in confusing the public and stalling federal moves to regulate carbon pollution.
/ fossil fuel industry, National, PR
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