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The International Gas Union’s Climate Strategy

December 2022

This analysis considers a collection of strategy documents detailing the International Gas Union's (IGU) communications, advocacy, and outreach playbooks. IGU describes itself as “the spokesperson for the gas industry worldwide”. It has 150+ members including Shell, TotalEnergies, Sempra Energy, ...

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Industry Influence on Biodiversity Policy

October 2022, with December 2022 update

New research demonstrates that industry associations representing key sectors and some of the largest companies in the world are lobbying to delay, dilute and rollback critically needed policy aimed at preventing and reversing biodiversity loss in the EU and US.

US Heavy-Duty Transport & Climate Change

December 2022

New research finds that US truck manufacturers are actively lobbying to weaken and delay key US climate policies promoting zero-emission trucks, while simultaneously running PR campaigns that appear to promote the decarbonization of the sector.

Japanese Industry Groups and Climate Policy

November 2022

Heavy industry groups along with the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) dominate Japan's climate agenda. Their staunch opposition to policies like carbon taxation and continued advocacy for thermal fossil power is disconnected from their own support of the government's 2050 net zero target, an...

InfluenceMap in the News

Big Oil's Real Agenda on Climate Change

27 March 2019

The oil majors have spent over $1Bn since Paris on narrative capture, climate branding, and lobbying on climate change.

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InfluenceMap testifies before Senate Democrats

29 October 2019

InfluenceMap Executive Director Dylan Tanner outlines how fossil fuel vested interests continue to hold back urgently needed US climate change policy.

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Climate Change Action Stymied by Australian Business Lobby

23 September 2020

The Minerals Council of Australia, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the NSW Minerals Council named as the three organizations most responsible for undermining climate policy in Australia.

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Big Oil pledged to fight climate change, but do their actions line up?

24 September 2022

To prevent catastrophic global warming, international groups say there should be no new investment in fossil fuel projects.

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