Oliver Milman, The Guardian

Oliver Milman

The Guardian

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Past articles by Oliver:

Big tech vows to fight climate crisis but employs fossil fuel-linked lobbyists

The biggest players in tech have contracted with lobbyists that also represent some of the biggest fossil fuel companies → Read More

State Farm stopped insuring California homes due to climate risks. But it shares lobbyists with big oil

Allstate, too, has pulled out of climate disaster-prone areas while hiring lobbyists who are also aligned to fossil fuel interests → Read More

‘Double agents’: how US cities, tech firms and universities use fossil fuel lobbyists

Exclusive: a new database spotlights the work of 1,500 fossil fuel lobbyists for other clients including a range of institutions, groups and businesses → Read More

Current heatwave across US south made five times more likely by climate crisis

Latest ‘heat dome’ event over Texas and Louisiana, plus much of Mexico, driven by human-cause climate change, scientists find → Read More

USDA allows lab-grown meat to be sold to US consumers

Approval means US becomes second country in the world, after Singapore, to allow sale of meat grown from animal cells → Read More

Gas stoves emit benzene levels above secondhand smoke, US study finds

Even low doses of airborne benzene raise the risk of a variety of cancers, including lymphomas and leukemia → Read More

US east coast cities warned to draft air quality plans similar to those in the west

Current standards do not take into account particulates given off by blazes such as seen lately in Canada that affected the east coast → Read More

Fears of hottest year on record as global temperatures spike

Early data shows June temperatures hitting record highs ahead of El Niño that experts say will have significant heating effect → Read More

A visual guide to the Canada wildfires and US smoke pollution

There are more than 400 fires burning across Canada, with many out of control, and as smoke travels south it is prompting air quality alerts in the US → Read More

‘Nowhere is safe now’: wildfire smoke brings climate crisis home to Americans

With the Empire State Building and the Lincoln Memorial blotted out, the US is experiencing the climate catastrophe first-hand → Read More

Air pollution in US from wildfire smoke is worst in recent recorded history

Exclusive: rapid analysis of extreme event by Stanford University shows worst day of exposure to such pollution since 2006 → Read More

Alarm at rightwing push to reverse clean-energy success in Texas and beyond

Supporters of clean energy say they expect further battles ahead to prevent state’s progress in solar and wind from being unwound → Read More

Protesters to march on White House as anger mounts over Appalachia pipeline

Activists to gather in Washington to demand Joe Biden ‘reclaim his climate legacy’ by blocking 300-mile Mountain Valley pipeline → Read More

Utah school district that banned Bible considers removing Book of Mormon

Davis school district says it will assess text after complaint for ‘pornographic or indecent materials’ under law passed last year → Read More

Arizona limits future home-building in Phoenix area due to lack of groundwater

Action set to slow population growth for one of the most rapidly expanding areas of the US amid ‘megadrought’ → Read More

New York village’s cherished swan stolen and eaten by three teens

Authorities say Faye the swan was abducted, and that three suspects had been arrested for grand larceny and criminal mischief → Read More

Family of 11-year-old boy shot by officer sue Mississippi police and authorities

Aderrien Murry was shot by a police officer responding to 911 call, resulting in collapsed lung, fractured ribs and lacerated liver → Read More

‘An egregious act’: debt ceiling deal imperils the environment, critics say

The agreement will fast-track the Mountain Valley pipeline, and limit the scope of environmental reviews for future developments → Read More

US may restrict visas for Ugandan officials in wake of anti-LGBTQ+ laws

Antony Blinken says he’s looking to ‘promote accountability’ for Ugandan officials who have violated rights of LGBTQ+ people → Read More

DeSantis accused of ‘catastrophic’ climate approach after campaign launch

Republican ‘trying to out-Trump Trump’ on climate, expert says, as governor says he rejects the ‘politicization of the weather’ → Read More