Sign the petition: Stop pinkwashing fracking
Fracking giant Baker Hughes and breast cancer organization Susan G. Komen have partnered to distribute 1,000 specially painted pink drill bits around the world for Breast Cancer Awareness month in an effort to “raise awareness...
East Africa Climate Change Network
East Africa Climate Change Network is an international NGO, established towards advocacy on key environmental sustainable development goals, best practices on agribusiness, biodiversity conservation, mountains, climate change and its impacts,...
Bank of England governor warns of ‘unburnable’ fossil fuels
Reiterating his warning that the vast majority of oil reserves should be considered “unburnable”, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has called for climate change risk to be mainstreamed.
Sign the petition: Give Energy East a people’s intervention
TransCanada will apply for their Energy East pipeline soon, a massive project to send over a million barrels per day of tar sands east through Canada.
Greenpeace celebrates success as Lego ditches Shell
In a major win for Greenpeace, Danish toymaker Lego has announced it will not renew its multi-million pound with oil company Shell after coming under sustained pressure from the environmental group.
EU faces uproar as they look to scrap tar sands danger label
In a move hailed “a tragedy for the climate” the European Commission has abandoned its plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting, opening the way for more imports of the dirty oil into Europe.
Divestment gains momentum with Rockefeller Brothers Fund announcement
The divestment movement has gathered speed, as the day before the UN Climate Summit in New York, Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced it would divest from fossil fuel investments.
Companies risk wasting billions expanding out-dated, risky coal
Coal companies are on track to waste $112 billion of investors’ money on mine expansion that will be excess to requirements as China’s slowing demand for the fuel sends shockwaves across the world.
Dr. Margaret Chan: How climate change can rattle the foundations of public health
WHO's Dr. Margaret Chan argues that climate change, and all of its dire consequences for public health, should be at centre-stage of public debate.
Stephen Leahy: We have five years to stop building coal plants and gas-powered cars
Stephen Leahy examines a new study on carbon emissions showing that by 2018, no new cars, factories, or coal power plants should be built anywhere in the world in order to limit global warming to 2˚C.
Tell EPA: Make fracking companies come clean
Tell the EPA to require fracking companies to fully disclose all the chemicals used during fracking and the true dangers they pose.
Joss Garman: It’s time for the EU to end the era of dirty coal power
Joss Garman from the IPPR thinktank says European governments should make unabated coal use illegal and end the era of dirty coal.
Swedish political leaders cast doubt on Vatenfall’s German coal dreams
Swedish coal company Vattenfall has had its hopes of expanding its operations dashed as leaders from all eight of the country’s major political parties have said they would ban the state-owned company’s planned new projects in Germany.
Marina Lou: India Supreme Court decisions burst the coal bubble
With two landmark decision by India's Supreme Court coal investors have been given a clear warning, the coal bubble has burst and the days of cheap coal are over.
Email Premier Newman: Ban dumping in Great Barrier Reef
Email Premier Newman and ask him to make his guarantee permanent with a legislated ban on dumping in any of the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage Area.
CO2 levels surge to record highs as world falls behind on climate action
As the WMO shows atmospheric CO2 levels surged in 2013, new research warns countries are failing further and further behind the emissions reductions needed to stay below 2°c of warming.