Health community joins call for UK coal phase-out
The UK health community has, today, added its voice to the growing chorus urging the UK government to phase out coal-fired power by 2025.
Sign the petition: Help stop Big Oil’s tar sands invasion
Watch NRDCs hard-hitting video exposing Big Oil's shocking plan. Then, sign the petition urging President Obama to repel the coming tar sands invasion.
Tell President Obama: No more coal, oil and gas leases on public lands
Sign the RAN petition and tell President Obama to issue an executive order to prevent any new coal, oil or gas leases on US public lands.
Climate change a ‘medical emergency’, Lancet experts warn
Climate change represents a 'medical emergency', but tackling the crisis could be the “greatest health opportunity of the 21st Century” according to a major new report in the world’s leading medical journal, the Lancet.
Fracking proposals win partial backing from Lancashire planners
For the first time since drilling for shale gas caused minor earthquakes near Blackpool, in 2011, officials have given green light to fracking in Britain.
Tell Indonesian President Jokowi to cancel the Central Java coal plant
Sign the Avaaz petition and tell Indonesian President Jokowi to cancel the polluting coal plant in Central Java.
Anne Stauffer: Šefčovič should talk ‘health’ to make progress in Serbia
Maroš Šefčovič would do well to highlight the huge health benefits of climate mitigation and clean energy policies when he visits Serbia 10-11 June, writes Anne Stauffer.
European power is slipping away from King Coal
Analysis of falling demand for electricity within the EU sends a stark warning to investors in new coal plants that their assets could be left stranded.
Tell Export-Import Bank: Don’t finance Great Barrier Reef destruction
Sign the petition from RAN.org and tell the Export-Import Bank not to use U.S. tax dollars to finance the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef.
G7: Golden opportunity to signal end of dirty energy
As the latest round of UN climate talks hits the halfway point, this weekend attention will turn from Bonn to Bavaria, where G7 leaders are facing a clear choice: address the addiction to dirty energy and reap the huge benefits of the transit...
Sign the petition: Say no to coal
We need to stop the pollution caused by burning coal. Sign the Oxfam petition and tell the UK Government to lead the way by saying no to coal.
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.
Sign the petition: Draw a line to protect the Great Barrier Reef
Sign the petition from WWF to draw a line and protect the Great Barrier Reef from further industrial destruction.
Norway’s $900bn sovereign fund to cut coal investments
In a move sending shock waves through international energy markets, Norway is on the cusp of abandoning most of its coal investments, following an unanimous recommendation by a parliamentary committee.
Norway’s oil fund under pressure to drop reckless coal investments
A petition, a Twitterstorm and plenty of attention put Norway in the spotlight this week as key dates approach for the world’s largest pension fund to rid itself of risky coal funding.
Governments face pressure to cut fossil fuels after WHO issues clean air resolution
The 68th World Health Assembly in Geneva closed Tuesday with a “landmark resolution” underscoring the public health dangers of air pollution.
Patricia Garcia & Peter van den Hazel: The health benefits of fighting climate change
Governments often see climate change as too costly to address. In fact, it is too costly to ignore.
Proposal to dim New York’s city lights at night to save energy
New York's famous city lights may be lowered at night if a new bill introduced by a council member is passed.
UK coal consumption heads for record low, as another plant shuts its doors
The UK could soon see coal use fall back to levels last seen during the industrial revolution as yet another uneconomical coal plant shuts its doors.
Students occupy University of Edinburgh in wake of divestment let down
Students are pushing back on the University of Edinburgh’s decision not to divest from fossil fuels, occupying the university’s management buildings.