We seek out the gaps in mainstream reporting to look where no one else is looking. We uncover the hidden actors shaping our politics, society and environment—stories that affect everyone.
12 December 2022
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.
2 May 2022
Buy low, sell high: What they don’t tell you about carbon offsets
As investors flock to a booming market, middlemen are pocketing cash that is supposed to fight climate change
21 June 2021
BP is planning to drill for gas on edge of world’s largest cold-water coral reef
Oil giant’s plan to drill off west coast of Africa could raise the risk of biodiversity loss, further global heating and toxic fuel spills
4 May 2021
Top airlines’ promises to offset flights rely on ‘phantom credits’
British Airways, easyJet and other major carriers state that by supporting forest conservation projects they can offset emissions. A new investigation shows the bold claims can’t be verified