UN climate czar Carney’s firm involved in North Sea oil field bid
The UN climate envoy, Mark Carney, is a senior leader at an investment firm which owns a key piece of infrastructure set to be used at the Rosebank oil field.
Insurers invest £6bn in North Sea oil firms while removing cover on climate frontline
Insurers have invested over £6bn in North Sea oil and gas firms since 2016, while removing cover and hiking prices for communities facing climate breakdown.
‘Killing us all’: stories from the front line of the climate crisis
Pollution and environmental extractivism are devastating for human health as well as the planet, according to campaigners. As COP26 delegates return home, three activists from across the globe tell their stories.
Haiti’s cry: why we need to hear its young activists, excluded from COP26
The Ferret speaks to an activist from Haiti who was unable to get a visa for COP26, as we reveal world’s top 10 oil producing countries have sent almost twice as many delegates to climate talks as small island states.
Revealed: 1,000 fossil fuel and big business reps at COP26
Nearly 1,000 representatives from the fossil fuel industry, big business and nuclear power companies have registered to attend the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, according to an analysis by The Ferret.
Oil industry lobbied senior EU officials 568 times
Top-level officials from the European Commission have held 568 meetings with big oil lobbyists since 2015, according to a new study.
UK oil authority leaders under fire over oil company shares
Three of the senior executives who run the UK government authority that licenses new North Sea developments have shares worth over £225,000 in the oil industry.
The North Sea oil industry’s £6.8 billion plan to breach climate targets
Ten oil companies are planning to invest £6.8 billion in six major new projects in the North Sea in breach of international targets to cut climate pollution.
Claim that Scotland produces more oil than Abu Dhabi and Dubai is Mostly False
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim about Scotland's oil production and potential wealth fund.