US coal exports skyrocket, nearly tripling over the last decade
Coal exports in the United States have nearly tripled since 2005, according to new data from the US Energy and Information Administration.
Save the Sumatran Tigers: Say No to Dirty Palm Oil
The world’s last Sumatran tigers are losing their only home to forest destruction. And the number one cause of that destruction is palm oil. Around 50 million tons of palm oil is produced annually; with almost all of that being non-sustainabl...
Join the Global Climate Convergence: Earth Day to May Day 2014
The Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit is an education and direct action campaign beginning this spring, with “10 days to change course,” running from Earth Day to May Day. It provides coordinated action and c...
Draw the Line: Save Virunga National Park
Virunga, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is Africa’s oldest national park and a world heritage site. But the national park is at risk of becoming Africa’s newest oil field by the London based oil company Soco Internationa...
Changes to the climate threaten coffee, jobs in Latin America
Scorching temperatures and the spread of a climate change-linked fungus are wrecking havoc on the coffee harvest this year.
CliMates: The EU could be a leader on climate change
Quentin Perrier and Sabrina Marquant from youth organisation CliMates discuss how Europe could become a leader on climate change as it works towards new climate and energy goals to 2030.
Pressure mounts for Norwegian wealth fund to divest from fossil fuels
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has taken another step towards divesting from fossil fuels, as the government announced a formal review of whether the fund should halt investment in coal, oil and gas.
Rising ‘king tides’ flood the Marshall Islands
A state of emergency has been declared as tidal surges imperil low-lying communities.
Costs of extreme weather laid bare as 2014 begins with ‘unusual’ level of events
As 2014 kicks off with an ‘unusual’ number of extreme weather events, experts are warning of the economic impact of future climate related extremes.
Poll reveals EU governments out of touch on climate action
As European ministers meet in Brussels for two days of talks on the details of the 2030 climate and energy package, new research highlights that the majority of EU citizens want strong action on climate change.
As coal consumption slows in China, analysts chart a renewable path forward
The world’s number one coal consumer may see a cleaner future sooner than expected.
Report lauds global climate legislation, details need for further action
The 2014 GLOBE study reviews climate change legislation in 66 countries that account for nearly 90% of global emissions.
UK Youth call for strong climate leadership from Merkel, Cameron
The UKYCC staged an action Thursday to urge meaningful commitments on climate change as Europe’s 2030 climate target deadline approaches.
Iran may cut deadly emissions with a carbon trading scheme
Iran may soon launch a carbon trading market in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow the country’s contribution to climate change.
Email your pension fund: Stop Shell from drilling in the Arctic
Following three years of Shell's plan to drill the Arctic having been oil on ice, a new petition urges pension fund to pressure Shell to leave the Arctic for good.
VIDEO: 27 years of ‘old’ Arctic sea ice melt
A new video from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a disturbing trend in the age of Arctic sea ice.
In California, dozens of companies sign on to call for climate action
Apple Inc and more than a dozen other California companies are urging Washington to act on global warming.
Bhutan partners with automaker Nissan in carbon-neutral quest
The nation famous for measuring prosperity with “Gross National Happiness” is in the news again for another idealistic—though less quixotic—pursuit.