IPCC host Denmark eyes a coal free country by 2025
As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change meets in Copenhagen to approve its latest climate science report, host country Denmark has taken another step in its ambitious plan to phase out coal.
Australian government fast-tracks coal expansion on Great Barrier Reef
The Australian Government is to fast track the approval of the world’s biggest coal port, as environment minister Greg Hunt waives the environmental impact study on the dumping of dredging spoil onto sensitive wetlands.
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China’s coal use dips for the first time this century
Coal consumption by the world's biggest polluter is slowing down, according to official data reported in the Chinese press.
Bangladeshis to protest coal expansion in pristine mangrove forest
After organizing a 20,000-person protest against the Rampal coal plant last year, local communities in Bangladesh are once again mobilizing to oppose it.
Sign the petition: Stop Cameron’s new fracking law
Prime Minister David Cameron is trying to change the fracking law so companies can drill under UK homes without permission.
Study: US, China co-operation could help close the emissions gap
If the US and China were to adopt global best practice in their domestic climate policies, together, the world’s two largest emitters could close the 2020 emissions gap by 23%, according to new research.
Take action: Tell EPA to address methane emissions
Send your message to President Obama and the EPA and tell them that the time to address methane emissions from the oil and gas sector is now.
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...
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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.