Desertification poses “serious environmental challenge” in Nigeria
After losing 351,000 hectares of land in Nigeria to desertification, it poses the “most serious environmental challenge in the country’s north,” according to their Ministry of Environment.
Climate change could slash South Asia’s growth 9% by 2100
Climate change will slash South Asia’s growth by up to 9% by the end of the century if the world continues on its current fossil-fuel intensive path, a new report from the Asian Development Bank (ADP) warns.
Sign the petition: Protect public lands from coal mining
Coal mining companies are taking advantage of the coal leasing program, buying coal mined from U.S. public lands for cheap and exporting it overseas.
Tell Tony Abbott: Prioritize climate change at the G20 meeting
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has dropped climate change as a subject for discussion at the G20 meeting because he believes it would "clutter" the agenda.
Anti-fracking protests sweep UK in day of action
From occupations of government departments and energy firms’ buildings to blockades at drill sites in Yorkshire and Blackpool, UK anti-fracking protesters aimed to shut down the country’s shale operations in a day of peaceful protest against ...
Sign the petition: Save Mahan Forest
Soon people in Mahan, India, will vote on whether to give up their rights and allow a coal-mining company to destroy their ancient forest.
Tell the EPA: Protect communities near oil refineries
Millions of people live in the shadow of oil refineries and are forced to breathe air that kills. Yet Big Oil continues to fight new plans for reducing emissions.
Sign the petition: Stop Eskom’s Mega Pollution Application
Right now Eskom is attempting to bypass pollution laws designed to protect our health, pumping out eight times more pollution than the legal limit.
Human factor speeds up glacier melting
Scientists warn rates of glacier melting have increased greatly in recent years – and that humans are the main culprits.
Join the anti-coal human chain protest
On August 23rd join the cross-border human chain protest connecting two communities at risk of being razed to the ground: Kerkwitz in Germany and Grabice in Poland.
Climate change greatest threat to Great Barrier Reef
Climate change is the most serious threat facing the Great Barrier Reef, leaving the outlook for this natural wonder poor and expected to deteriorate further in coming years.
Freya Palmer: World leaders: go to the Climate Summit
This September, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon is hosting a climate summit in New York, to which all world leaders have been invited. But only a handful have confirmed their attendance.
World’s largest oil companies gamble investor cash on risky, high carbon projects
The world’s seven largest oil companies could gamble away billions of dollars of investor’s money over the next decade on expensive, risky and high-carbon oil projects, according to the latest research from UK-based think-tank the Carbon Trac...
BASIC group urges developed countries to ‘walk the talk’ on climate
Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC) have reiterated their stand of the climate change negotiations, raising the pressure on developed nations to “walk the talk” when it comes to climate action.
Join the People’s Climate March
To change everything, it takes everyone. In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change.
Connections between Ebola and climate change under the microscope
As the Ebola virus is ravaging parts of West Africa, recent reports are linking the outbreak to past studies holding climate change accountable for the uptick in viral diseases.
Oil companies driving ecological catastrophe in Russia
For decades, huge quantities of oil have been spilling from Russia's pipelines—and the government is doing next to nothing to stop it.