Crude oil leak disrupts water supply for 2.4 million in China
Officials in Lanzhou detected the cancer-causing chemical benzene in the city’s water supply after a crude oil pipeline sprung a leak.
Recycled waste generating clean energy in urban Brazil
The waste and fossil fuel use of Sao Paulo's growing population threatened major damage – until the city developed a unique biogas project to harness the recycled waste for generating power.
Fishing village resists harmful coal power in India
Fisherman from the Saleiha village on the Mundra coast of Gujarat, India are leading the resistance to harmful coal power from the Tata Mundra power project.
China follows global trend out of coal as NGOs demand end to dirty energy investments
As a new report warns that China could be shifting away from coal energy sources, campaigners urge governments meeting at the IPCC to turn their backs on dirty energy investments.
European Parliament: Sign the WWF pledge for a sustainable future now
Europe’s 28 Member States need to commit to reducing their ecological footprints and developing greener, more efficient economies.
Leading in clean-energy investment, China moves to shutter more than a thousand coal mines
For the second year straight, China is leading the world in clean energy investment, and now is complementing renewable gains with coal industry reforms.
Bill Koch’s coal walkout highlights an industry in decline
Bill Koch, who made billions selling petcoke and coal with his company Oxbow Carbon, has become the latest in a long line of wealthy executives to turn his back on the coal industry.
Pass SB 1132 California fracking moratorium
After the California Legislature failed to passed a moratorium on fracking last year, Californians now have another chance to pass a strong fracking moratorium bill with SB 1132. Since last year fracking has continued to expand in California,...
Stop ‘green investment’ in Elektrownia Północ coal plant in Poland
The Elektrownia Północ project is the biggest planned coal power plant to be built in Europe. Its main investor is Poland´s richest oligarch who also happens to be a member of multiple environmental organizations. Elektrownia Północ, also kn...
Showtime to premier nine-part documentary series on climate change
"Years of Living Dangerously" features an impressive roster of celebrities and journalists exploring the impacts of climate change around the world.
Tokyo eyes energy efficiency in bid to cut emissions
Japan's capital city Tokyo produces greenhouse gas emissions comparable to those of Denmark or Norway, but now the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is boosting energy efficiency in a bid to cut emissions 25% by 2020.
Join the Global Climate Convergence: Earth Day to May Day 2014
The Global Climate Convergence for People, Planet and Peace over Profit is an education and direct action campaign beginning this spring, with “10 days to change course,” running from Earth Day to May Day. It provides coordinated action and c...
Shanghai Stock Exchange considers carbon index
The Shanghai Stock Exchange could soon be ranking companies based on carbon emissions, but is Chinese investment overseas threatening climate action?
Stop Congress from rubber stamping fracked gas exports
The oil and gas industry is using the crisis in Ukraine as an excuse to pressure Congress to rubber stamp approval of liquefied natural gas exports (LNG). Gas exports won’t help the situation in Eastern Europe. It’s just a ploy by the o...
Chaitanya Kumar: A Coal Struggle in the Heart of India
A rousing struggle is underway in central India against dirty and environmentally destructive coal mining in the Mahan forests.
Health professionals demand urgent climate action in wake of IPCC report
In the wake of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, health and medical organisations around the world are calling for urgent action to mitigate the risks of global warming to human health.
Kelly Rigg and Wael Hmaidan: Seeking the political will to secure a carbon-free future
Kelly Rigg and Wael Hmaidan argue global leaders must see the IPCC report for what it is: one last chance to stop catastrophic climate change
Tell EPA: Close Loopholes in Clean Water Act
Loopholes in the Clean Water Act leave the drinking water for 117 million Americans vulnerable to unchecked pollution. The EPA is poised to take big steps to protect our waterways, but polluters from Big Ag to Big Oil are going all in to stop...