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13 July 2023
Revolt of the South Pole penguins
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‘This is plunder’: Illegal quarries threaten one of Africa’s fastest vanishing forests
Sierra Leone is on the climate change frontline. Its defences are on sale to the highest bidder
Eni chased ‘profits at any cost’ to fuel Pakistan energy crisis
Eni cited supply issues to divert gas shipments from Pakistan—and made half a billion dollars selling the fuel elsewhere, leaving the crisis-hit country burning coal instead.
Russian farming bank in sanctions row quietly funded oil deals
Documents reveal state agriculture lender’s key role in exporting Russian oil, contradicting Kremlin claims
Zahawi played active role in offshore-linked lender
UK Conservative chairman did not disclose involvement with company led by Matt Hancock’s brother
‘They came at night’: Armed men at Disney forest project razed farmers’ homes
Coffee growers say Peru authorities demolished houses on a conservation site generating millions of dollars in carbon credits for US entertainment giant
The Carbon Con
The world’s biggest companies, from Netflix to Ben & Jerry’s, are pouring billions into an offsetting industry whose climate claims appear increasingly at odds with reality
Total’s Congo offsetting project ‘snatched our land’
Farmers say oil giant’s tree-planting scheme has barred them from their fields and threatens livelihoods.
BP’s latest dirty secret? An oil terminal polluting the Red Sea for decades
Just across the water from the COP27 summit, a plant recently owned by BP is pumping contaminated water into the ocean—and has been doing so for decades