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.
World Bank urges three key steps for a carbon-free future
A new World Bank report Decarbonizing Development: Three Steps to a Zero Carbon Future sets out key recommendations for a carbon-free future.
Obama greenlights Shell’s Arctic drilling plans casting doubt over his climate legacy
President Barack Obama’s reputation as a climate leader took a hit when his administration gave its blessing for Shell to begin drilling exploratory oil wells in the Arctic.
Chinese banks could be the “last straw” for doomed coal industry
The Chinese financial sector has been called upon to support air pollution control and help drive the country’s clean energy transition by cutting lending to coal-related industries.
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.
Sign the petition: Include electronic waste in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Sign the Change.org petition to the Prime Minister of India asking that the growing e-waste problem be included in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan national campaign.
Campaigners urge Norway’s oil fund to divest from coal
Campaigners from around the world joined forces this week to call on the giant Norwegian oil fund to divest from fossil fuels.
SynergY, a group of young students from various institutions across United Arab Emirates and in India have been working with the sole purpose to support various environment trepidation and societal uplift addressing focal areas relating to he...
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.
Tell Congress: Pass the ACHE Act and end mountaintop removal mining
Tell Congress to pass the Appalachian Community Health Emergency Act (ACHE Act) and place an immediate moratorium on new mountaintop removal mining permits.
Medical students call for fossil fuel divestment
Over one million medical students are calling on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust to divest from fossil fuels, warning that the dirty energy industry is a bigger threat to global health than tobacco.
Hanna Leghammar: Don’t sell Sweden’s Vattenfall, keep coal in the ground
The Swedish government is in the process of pondering an important decision — whether to sell the vast lignite reserves of the state-owned Vattenfall energy giant or ensure that they stay in the ground. The decision will define Sweden’s commi...
Oleg Savitsky: Ukraine’s coal industry hits a wall, but who will pay for the fallout?
Ukraine’s coal industry is in trouble, has left the country torn by a conflict over fossil fuels and has left Ukrainians with the consequences.
Citizens call for end of coal as support for Germany’s climate plans grows
All eyes are on Germany this weekend, as the fight for a renewable energy future reaches a peak and sees crowds of concerned citizens gather to oppose coal and to call for a just energy transition.