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US mayors and local officials lead the way on climate action
US mayors and city officials came together at the Climate Impacts Collaborative hosted by WRI and UCS to discuss local climate action and preparedness.
Growing research shows natural gas just another dirty fossil fuel
Natural gas fails to offer a safe energy alternative to coal and oil, and short-sighted investment in it will only cause the world to miss out on crucial renewable energy investment.
Keystone XL pipeline just a ‘mirage’ for wayward investors
According to financial insiders, the oil sands industry is likely to be a high risk investment even if the Keystone XL pipeline is built.
Ontario bans coal, leading the way to clean energy future
Ontario is North America’s first jurisdiction to eradicate coal as a source of electricity.
Call for ban on fracking: Celebrities ask Obama ‘What the frack?’
Celebrities have joined forces with Americans Against Fracking to call for a ban on fracking in the US and to ask key American decision-makers, ‘what the frack?’
Big US utility closes coal power plants
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the largest public power provider in the United States, announced Thursday it will shut down eight units of coal-fired power at three plants in the southeastern US.
Kelly Rigg: US prepares for climate disasters while hitting the brakes on climate negotiations
Kelly Rigg reacts to Obama's new Executive Order on climate adaptation.
Sign the pledge: Protect ecological icons threatened by fossil fuels
These wild places aren't worth losing in pursuit of fossil fuels. Join WWF to seize your power and say yes to renewables!
Canada’s emissions on the rise, set to miss reductions targets
Despite its public commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Environment Canada reports that Canada's emissions are are off-track to meet their goals and are only increasing.
From Haiti to NYC, Sandy anniversary shows recovery is far from over
On the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, affected communities are demanding that action to reduce climate pollution and adapt to future Sandy-like storms remain top priorities of decision-makers.
As US emissions hit low, more work still to be done
US carbon dioxide emissions fell slightly in 2012, but the US still has a great deal of work to do to maintain a meaningful trend of steady emissions cuts across all greenhouse gases.
Turn the tide: Demand a just rebuilding for Sandy anniversary
Join Forecast the Facts members for “Turning The Tide: Carbon Divestment for a Post-Sandy Wall Street,” a panel discussion to mark Superstorm Sandy's one-year anniversary and to discuss and organize around Wall Street's role in climate pollut...
Global Frackdown ignites worldwide call for fracking ban
Communities across 26 countries worldwide participated in the Global Frackdown on October 19th, holding nearly 250 protests to demonstrate against unconventional drilling for hard-to-reach fossil fuels.
Report reveals Kochs could gain $100B from Keystone XL construction
Koch Industries stands to profit as much as $100 billion from the Keystone XL construction, according to a new a report from the International Forum on Globalization (IFG).
Victory for Sierra Club and allies: 150 coal plants retired in US
The US Beyond Coal campaign marked a huge victory for public health and the climate this week as the 150th coal plant targeted by the campaign announced its retirement.
Toxic waste water, methane leaks put fracking under scrutiny
As industry pressure to expand natural gas drilling heats up in both the US and EU, a new report sheds light on the damaging footprint of natural gas fracking and concludes that “an immediate moratorium is in order” on current drilling.
‘Risky business’: Climate impacts on business are clear in wake of IPCC report
The release of the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report confirmed what business leaders already know: the private sector faces serious risks as a result of climate change, but it can respond to the climate challenge wi...