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Clashing climate visions in Iowa sets the tone for US leadership race
As US presidential candidates sought to win over Iowans Monday evening, voters were given a taste of what lies ahead for the race to the White House, as contenders landed miles apart on climate.
Renewables offer quick fix for US emissions
Scientists say interstate energy “highways” would allow current wind and solar technologies to deliver electricity where and when it’s needed throughout the US.
Another nail in coal’s coffin: US halts leases on public lands for better climate
The United States announced today it will pause granting permits for new coal mining projects on public lands for three years, sending another strong signal that there is no future in the already flailing coal industry.
Obama kicks off countdown to seal end-of-term climate legacy
US President Barack Obama has underscored climate progress under his leadership, calling on Americans to “invest in the future” by keeping the momentum going into the next presidency.
Tell Obama and the EPA: Stop the worst methane leak in history
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Emissions cuts boost health and wealth
It’s not just the planet that benefits from reductions in carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that intensify global warming.
Californians come to grips with fracking risks during state of emergency
As the Porter Ranch fracking disaster threatens to plunge the US into the most significant environmental crisis since the Gulf Oil Spill, Governor Jerry Brown ordered “all necessary and viable actions” be taken to contain a massive methane le...
Hilary Lewis: Porter Ranch methane leak doesn’t bode well for climate
For months now, methane pollution has been billowing from the Porter Ranch facility into the local community.
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.
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.”
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.
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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.