Europe’s coal comeback here to stay without strong climate and energy policies
European countries are at risk of locking themselves into a high-carbon future as they remain hooked on dirty coal, according to new research from UK based NGO Sandbag.
Peru weakens environmental safeguards months ahead of Lima climate conference
A new law strips Peru’s environment ministry of many of its regulatory powers and reinstates tax breaks for multinational mining companies.
Sign the petition: Give Energy East a people’s intervention
The concern for climate change has been all but eliminated from consideration in deciding the fate of projects such as the Energy East pipeline.
Keep up the pressure: Tell LEGO to dump shell
We still have time to show LEGO that this campaign is growing fast, not starting to fade away. Sign the petition now.
Albertine oil exploration set to expand into Rwanda and Tanzania
Rwanda and Tanzania intend to expand fossil fuel excavation within their borders of the Albertine rift, according to recent reports.
Tell Environment Minister Hunt: Stop the Carmichael Mine
The Carmichael Mine is so massive that it would require its very own shipping terminal in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
Australian government ‘rollin’ coal’ with carbon tax repeal
The Australian government has voted in favour of a carbon tax repeal, which will risks leaving the country politically isolated and sleepwalking into an economic and environmental disaster.
All eyes on India’s climate policy ahead of 2015 climate summit
As the world’s third largest emitter, India will be a crucial player in the success or failure of a new global climate treaty.
Europe faces deadly cost for climate inaction
A failure to act to reduce the impacts of climate change could cost Europe dear in lives lost and economic damage, according to a European Commission study.
Shell accused of misrepresenting climate risk to investors
Shell is back in the firing line for misrepresenting climate risk to its investors as the Carbon Tracker Initiative hits back over the oil major’s claim that the carbon bubble concept is alarmist.
US lawmakers are trying to overturn ban on foreign coal financing
A new proposal circulating Congress would permit a little-know federal agency to lend billions to dirty energy projects.
Join the Tushare sharing revolution
1 Million Women have partnered with sharing platform TuShare to help people get and give things away for free – avoiding waste by helping one another.
Join the People’s Climate March
To change everything, it takes everyone. In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change. With our future on the line, we will take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history.
Tell LEGO to cut its ties with Shell Oil
LEGO has done a deal with Shell that's helping the oil giant clean up its image as one of the world's most dangerous Arctic drillers.
Cracks emerge in Europe’s fracking future as Germany proposes seven-year ban
The future of fracking in Europe has again been thrown into question this week, as German ministers propose a ban on shale gas exploration for the next seven years, aimed at minimising potential environment and human health risks from the tec...
Activists blockade fracking site in Eastern Romania
25 activists from across seven countries, have today chained themselves to the gates of a Chevron shale gas exploration well in Eastern Romania, and are calling on the government to ban fracking in the country.
Join the week of action to stop oil by rail
From July 6th to the 13th, rise with Lac-Megantic, Quebec and join the oil by rail week of action to send the message: Keep the oil off the rails and In the ground!
Claudia Solomons: Australia’s wasteful mining subsidies
Claudia Solomons examines Australia's wasteful mining subsidies and the growing calls for institutions across the country to divest from dirty energy sources.
Invented building and packaging material made of mycellium and cellulosic waste, could replace billions of hallons oil for foam products.
New study highlights the deadly reality of Eskom’s coal for South Africans
As South African utility Eskom awaits a decision on whether the country’s Department of Environmental Affairs will postpone its responsibility to meet minimum emission standards, new research is highlighting the deadly reality of the company’...