Scotland announces fracking moratorium
The Scottish government has announced a moratorium on fracking as ministers further examine the environment and health implications of the controversial drilling technique.
John Ashton: Fracking push is an insult to democracy
The government’s enthusiasm for fracking ignores the will of the people, says the UK’s former climate envo
Giles Parkinson: India and US agree – Coal is not the answer
Whatever you might read in the mainstream media about the important bits of US president Barack Obama’s summit with Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, you can be sure it went beyond concerns about fashion.
UK government told new fracking regulations ‘don’t go far enough’
The spotlight is once again on the UK’s fledgling fracking industry as the government paves the way for shale gas exploration, allowing frackers to drill under homes without the owner’s permission.
India and US advance on climate cooperation
Indian Prime Minister Modi and US President Obama have announced that the two countries will further their work together to fight global climate change.
Tell the EPA: Protect communities from methane pollution
Tell the EPA that we need rules regulating new as well as existing sources of methane pollution from the entire oil and gas supply chain.
Durwood Zaelke: The path to a safe climate goes through India
With the world's climate safety partly in his hands, Indian Prime Minister Modi now has big choices to make on coal and carbon emissions.
Investors urge big oil to face up to climate risk
A coalition of more than 150 BP shareholders, including Church of England and the UK’s Environment Agency, are today calling on the company to step up its response to escalating climate risks.
Yellowstone River oil spill shows there’s no safe way to transport Canadian crude
Canadian crude is once again in Montana’s Yellowstone River, highlighting concerns on both sides of the border that there is no safe way to transport tar sands oil.
Tell President Obama: Veto Keystone XL bill
Sign the petition from Ecowatch telling Obama to veto the Keystone XL bill. Our last line of defense against the pipeline rests in the President's veto pen.
Germany’s energy revolution picks up pace but questions remain over coal
Germany cut emissions and boosted renewables last year, but critics say CO2 reduction targets can’t be met unless it closes coal-burning power stations.
Repsol scraps Canary Island oil exploration after intense campaign
Energy giant Repsol has announced it will abandon its controversial search for oil and gas off the Spanish Canary Islands, a move that will delight locals and environmentalists following an intense campaign against the company’s plans.
Tell President Obama: Stop oil trains
Sign the petition telling President Obama to stop dangerous oil trains, and put the safety of firefighters and the public first.
Melanie Mattauch: 2015 – the fossil fuel endgame begins
2014 was the hottest year on record. It was also the year, the industry that's driving the warming came under unprecedented fire. As temperatures rise, so does the climate movement!
India’s coastal cities to be hit hard by climate change, warns IPCC chief
Rising global temperatures will unleash a series of complications that will have a deep impact for India’s coastal cities.
Stanford University urged to divest from all fossil fuels
In the latest move signally the growing force of the divestment movement, 300 Stanford university professors have called on the university to completely rid itself of fossil fuel investments.
‘Long-awaited’ $84 million payout goes through for oil spill-afflicted community
After a lengthy battle against Shell heavyweights, a community devastated by oil spills along the Niger delta will finally receive an $84 million payout.
Nicolò Wojewoda: One more nail in the coffin for European coal
As if the signs of nature itself weren’t enough, this week the global community received another strong steer from Nature (the prestigious scientific journal) that keeping most coal in the ground is the only way to contain climate change.
Call your Premier’s Office: Stop the Energy East climate flipflop
Call your Premier's Office and tell them that the Energy East pipeline needs a real, strong and robust climate test.
Most fossil fuels ‘unburnable’ under 2C climate target
For the first time a study has pinpointed exactly which fossil fuel reserves need to be kept in the ground to contain global warming to the safe limit of 2C.