COP 26 president Alok Sharma MP opens the climate summit in Glasgow (Photo: UN)

Britain courts fossil fuel lobbying governments to increase oil and gas production

Last month, Greenpeace’s investigations unit Unearthed obtained a document leak showing that Saudi Arabia and the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), along with Brazil, Argentina, Japan, Norway and India, have attempted to neutralise a scientific assessment report being prepared by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). These countries have attempted to remove […]

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Why I took the police to court over a 48-year-old secret document

Declassified UK’s chief reporter enters the Kafkaesque world of official secrecy as he tries to uncover the British state’s involvement in a notorious terrorist bombing for which no one has been held to account.

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Revealed: British officials with conflict of interest helped investigate SAS role in Golden Temple massacre

David Cameron’s review of Britain’s role in Operation Blue Star – which saw Indian troops storm a Sikh temple – allowed ‘one or more’ staff with a conflict of interest to influence what documents investigators could access.

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