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How Exxon is using an unusual law to intimidate critics over its climate denial

How Exxon is using an unusual law to intimidate critics over its climate denial

America’s largest oil firm claims its history of publicly denying the climate crisis is protected by the first amendment.

'Anti-protest’ bill passes Ohio House
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'Anti-protest’ bill passes Ohio House

The Ohio bill calls for stiffer penalties for trespass and tampering of infrastructure like pipelines. Enviro groups say it could stifle legitimate protest.
Yet another state quietly moves to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid coronavirus
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Yet another state quietly moves to criminalize fossil fuel protests amid coronavirus

In March, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia passed laws restricting pipeline protests. Alabama is poised to become the fourth.
'Protesters as terrorists': Growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime
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'Protesters as terrorists': Growing number of states turn anti-pipeline activism into a crime

Conservative lawmakers have put forward laws criminalizing protests that disrupt the construction and operation of pipelines in at least 18 states since 2017.

Inside Exxon Mobil’s fight to stop climate change litigation in its tracks

Inside Exxon Mobil’s fight to stop climate change litigation in its tracks

With a surprising procedural victory in a Texas court recently, Exxon is attempting to gain greater latitude in what it and other oil companies can say - or not say - about climate change and the impact on their businesses.
The EPA’s increasing hostility toward the press, explained
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The EPA’s increasing hostility toward the press, explained

Why are EPA guards shoving reporters?
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