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More Shell greenwash escapes regulation

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has refused to investigate two greenwashing Shell adverts, despite assurances that a ruling against Shell in June 2023 would act as a precedent to prevent fossil fuel companies from misrepresenting their environmental credentials in future ads. Meanwhile, the regulator has banned an advert designed to build public support for London’s…Continue reading More Shell greenwash escapes regulation

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Opinion: As protests disrupt ‘Oscars of Oil’, greenwashing wins Best Support Act

The gas and oil industry have long been the masters of secrecy and misdirection, like the magician pulling a rabbit out of a tophat while they quietly slip the watch from your wrist. And, as Greta Thunberg was carried into the back of a police van and charged with public order offences this week, the…Continue reading Opinion: As protests disrupt ‘Oscars of Oil’, greenwashing wins Best Support Act

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Adfree Cities Newsletter – Special Hell Bus Edition, October 2023

This is a copy of our monthly newsletter. If you’d like to receive updates from Adfree Cities or your local Adblock group by email, sign up to our mailing lists now. This week, we bring you a special edition from the belly of the Hell Bus, as we continue our anti-greenwash tour across the country….Continue reading Adfree Cities Newsletter – Special Hell Bus Edition, October 2023

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Hell Bus Tour 2023

Adfree Cities is going on tour Adfree Cities has teamed up with the incredible artist Darren Cullen (www.spellingmistakescostlives.com) and Switch It Green and will be wending our way across the country this autumn delivering talks and workshops about big oil advertising. And we’re inviting you to join us on the road!   The Hell Bus is…Continue reading Hell Bus Tour 2023