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.
Take action: Stand with the Pacific Climate Warriors
In October thirty Pacific Climate Warriors from twelve different islands will arrive on Australian shores to stand up to the coal and gas industry.
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.
Take action: Enbridge must obey the law
Take action now to make Enbridge obey the law and ensure that their pipeline proposals face a comprehensive environmental review.
Sign the WECAN Women’s Climate Declaration
Our partners at 1 Million Women are one of hundreds of organisations gathering signatures for the WECAN Global Women’s Climate Declaration.
Climate Reality Project Canada
Climate Reality Canada seeks to raise awareness among all Canadians about the urgency of the climate crisis. They hope to motivate Canadians to become active participants in solving the climate crisis. Follow: Climate Reality Project Canada &...
Tell Sydney Uni: Sell Whitehaven Coal shares
Sydney Uni is funding the destruction of endangered forest, farmland, and indigenous heritage sites through a million dollar investment in Whitehaven Coal.
Chile to enact Latin America’s second ever carbon tax
Chile is set to become the second country in Latin America to put a price on polluting, as the government gets ready to vote on its first carbon taxation scheme.
Sign the petition: Save the Arctic from Shell and Gazprom
Shell has made a deal with oil giant Gazprom to access the Arctic through Russia. If this joint venture continues, an Arctic oil spill is inevitable.
World’s richest countries invest billions in expanding fossil fuel stocks
Despite repeated commitments to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a new report by Oil Change International found that G7 countries continue to pump billions of dollars into dirty energy sources each year.
Health summit to show bold climate action will save lives
Leading health experts are urging strong climate action, as the first every global climate and health conference kicks of in Geneva.
César Gamboa: Peru’s self-sabotage
A new law in Peru that loosens environmental protections is jeopardizing the country's natural landscape and its economic-growth prospects.