Edward Donnelly

Edward is a contributor to DeSmog’s reporting on the European gas lobby. As a freelance journalist, he has recently published on the LNG boom in Europe with publications in Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Norway. In 2019 he was nominated for the Franco-German Journalism Prize for his multimedia project, Paris to Katowice: Journey Across the Coal Lands.

LNG plant in Poland

As EU Weans Itself From Russian Energy, U.S. Shale Gas Industry Pushes New LNG Export Plant in Pennsylvania

When Zulene Mayfield testifies next week against plans to build a $6.8 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in her Pennsylvania hometown, she will be facing off against some of the most powerful fossil fuel interests in the United States.

September 12, 2023

Cove Point LNG terminal

Spike in German Finance For Gas Export Projects Harms U.S. Gulf Coast Communities, Report Finds

Deutsche Bank and other German lenders have poured finance into gas export terminals on the U.S. Gulf Coast since Russia invaded Ukraine, a report has found, sparking anger among residents who say the megaprojects are devastating their communities.

May 10, 2023