Growing research shows natural gas just another dirty fossil fuel
Natural gas fails to offer a safe energy alternative to coal and oil, and short-sighted investment in it will only cause the world to miss out on crucial renewable energy investment.
Health group urges UK government to cut killer coal plants
The British Government is being urged to take action in Parliament tomorrow to accelerate the closure of coal-fired power plants that are responsible for 1,600 premature deaths each year in the UK.
Sign the Pledge: Summer Heat campaign kicks off in Australia
350.org launch their Summer Heat campaign in Australia to deliver a firm message: it’s time to stop the reckless expansion of the fossil fuel industry in Australia
Clean coal is no solution, say scientists, public health defenders
Public health and climate defenders took to the streets to protest against clean coal at the beginning of the World Coal Association Summit in Warsaw.
Li Shuo: The government of China, like Poland, has a different view of what the people they govern want
Facing daunting environmental concerns imposed by coal the general public, in both China and Poland, are expressing their views for a cleaner pathway.
Join the Gas Gala: UK’s anti-fracking protests spread north
UK fracking firm IGas has announced plan to start exploratory drilling in Salford, Manchester later this month.
Cutting pollution slows ice and snow melt, saves lives
Fast action to cut climate pollutants like soot and methane will not only protect critical snow and ice-covered areas, but also save millions of lives according to a new World Bank report.
Join the protest: Highlight the health impacts of coal at COP19
As the Polish government gets ready to host this year’s climate conference in Warsaw, a coalition of NGOs aims to highlight its attempts to transform the conference into a lobbying opportunity for dirty energy.
Report: World risks blowing carbon budget by 2034
The world is on track to blow the 2°C carbon budget in just 21 years, leaving the world on a path consistent with potential global warming of around 4°C by 2100, according to analysis from consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Australian coal expansion at odds with market reality and climate action
As the Government approves a new mega coalmine for Queensland, a new report has shown that the mining investment boom is turning to bust.
NGOs urge Polish PM to withdraw support for the Opole plant expansion
As the Polish government gets ready to host this year’s UN climate summit, environmental NGOs in the country have called for Prime Minister Donald Tusk to withdraw support for the Opole power plant expansion.
Canada’s emissions on the rise, set to miss reductions targets
Despite its public commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Environment Canada reports that Canada's emissions are are off-track to meet their goals and are only increasing.
Investors worth $3trillion challenge fossil fuel firms on low carbon future
Investors, managing more than $3 trillion worth of assets, launch a coordinated effort to spur fossil fuel companies to assess climate risks and examine the benefits of a low carbon future.
Global Frackdown ignites worldwide call for fracking ban
Communities across 26 countries worldwide participated in the Global Frackdown on October 19th, holding nearly 250 protests to demonstrate against unconventional drilling for hard-to-reach fossil fuels.
Report reveals Kochs could gain $100B from Keystone XL construction
Koch Industries stands to profit as much as $100 billion from the Keystone XL construction, according to a new a report from the International Forum on Globalization (IFG).
COP19 host Poland labelled 2nd most air-polluted country in Europe
Poland, hosts of this year’s UN climate talks (COP19), has the second-dirtiest air in Europe, according to new analysis from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Victory for Sierra Club and allies: 150 coal plants retired in US
The US Beyond Coal campaign marked a huge victory for public health and the climate this week as the 150th coal plant targeted by the campaign announced its retirement.
Say no to shale: Greenpeace UK launches legal challenge against fracking
Greenpeace UK has launched a landmark legal challenge against fracking in an attempt to derail plans for the controversial extraction process.
Major funds back away from dirty assets as UN Chief calls for clean investment
Financial bodies in Sweden and Norway look at options for divesting from dirty energy as UN Secretary General calls on the financial community to scale up clean investment.
Indonesian coal transport plans opposed in favor of energy justice
A plan to build a 148 kilometer (92 mile) long railway to deliver Indonesian coal from the heart of Borneo has come under criticism from local groups, as it threatens to burden communities and ecosystems in its path with development and pollu...