Global spotlight on Europe as villages fight dirty coal
The international fight against dirty energy will reach a crescendo this weekend, as thousands of people join together in an unprecedented stand against coal expansion.
Tell Obama: Show climate leadership at the UN summit
This September, world leaders—including President Obama—are coming to New York City for a landmark UN summit on the climate crisis.
Russia prepares to drill new Arctic well with “the most controversial oil rig in the world”
After years of preparation, ExxonMobil and OAO Rosneft have received the go-ahead to drill a $700 million oil well in the Kara Sea.
Record renewables powering communities across Europe
The clean energy revolution is here, it’s here to stay and it’s growing in momentum. Across Europe, this week, renewable energy capacity smashed records, as generation of clean energy outstripped that of dirty fossil fuels.
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...