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Global momentum for an end of coal grows as Alberta kicks it to the curb
In yet another sign that coal has no future, Canada’s Alberta province has announced its commitment to phase out coal by 2030.
Obama kills Keystone XL pipeline
US President Barack Obama has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, putting an end to a six year political waiting game and simultaneously delivering a major victory to the growing climate movement.
Canada’s new PM gets ‘Climate Welcome’ as citizens set out hopes for real change
Just one day after Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet were sworn into office, activists are camping out in front of his new Ottawa home reminding him to “get to work on real climate action.”
Tell Big Coal: Come clean on funding climate denial
Join with Union of Concerned Scientists in telling Big Coal to accept the science on climate change and come clean on funding climate denial.
Signs of defeat as TransCanada asks ‘for extra time’ over Keystone XL
TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL pipeline, is banking on a Republican president following President Obama, announcing Monday that it wants the Obama administration to suspend its permit request for the pipeline until after the ...
Tell President Obama: Reject Keystone XL before the COP21
Sign the petition to tell President Obama: Build your climate credibility for COP 21, and reject the Keystone XL tar sands once and for all!
California floods will add to state’s drought woes
Climate scientists predict that while the drought that has devastated the US state for four years will become more extreme, it will be interspersed with bouts of serious flooding
Mexico dodges the Hurricane Patricia bullet but extreme weather remains at large
As swathes of Mexico shifts into recovery mode after the strongest hurricane in history, Texas and the southeast US are preparing for more flooding.
‘Historic opportunity’ ahead for the climate under Canada’s new leadership
High hopes are sweeping through Canada as the country’s oil-driven government finally collapsed.
Sign the petition for a frack free radio
Sign the petition urging NPR to become a frack free radio and reject fossil fuel money.
Extreme weather pummels countries across the globe
From France to China, Guatemala to the US, the last few days have seen the world battered by extreme weather events – events scientists say are aggravated by climate change.
America’s Atlantic coast set to take a worse battering
Scientists say the eastern seaboard of the US faces more frequent storms and flooding as sea levels continue to rise with climate change.
Tell the EPA: Curb airplane emissions
Sign the petition from Friends of the Earth to tell the EPA: Set ambitious rules for airplane emissions now.
China and US strike ‘game changing’ climate deal
China and the United States pushed their collaboration on tackling climate change even further, announcing a wide ranging agreement that is being called a “game changer.”
Sign the petition for stronger truck fuel efficiency standards
Tell the federal government to enforce truck fuel efficiency standards that would cut fuel consumption 40% by 2025 and reduce oil imports by 1.4 million barrels per day.
Andreas Sieber: Is America ready for climate change refugees?
The number of refugees coming to Europe this year is the highest on record. But Europeans just as Americans have to ask themselves: Will the number of refugees go up even more when climate change goes beyond 2C?
America’s birds flying into climate danger zone
Wide-ranging survey shows that many of North America’s bird species could be left with nowhere to go as climate change drastically affects their habitats.
Tell Pfizer: Stop supporting ALEC
Join with the League of Conservation Voters and send a message to Pfizer CEO Ian Read telling him to stop supporting ALEC’s climate change denying agenda.