Global milestone reached on road to renewables as US retires 200th coal plant
Campaigners in the US, and around the world, are celebrating today as the country marks the shut-down of its 200th coal power plant.
Big oil’s big deception: Exxon hid truth of climate change from 1981
Exxon executives knew in 1981 that carbon dioxide emissions caused climate change, seven years before it was public knowledge, yet funded deniers for 27 more years – and possibly even longer.
Fossil fuel firms fail to report climate risks
Accusation that many oil, gas and coal companies in the UK are ducking their legal duty to inform investors of risks caused by climate change.
Join the week of action to stop oil by rail
From July 6th to the 13th, rise with Lac-Megantic, Quebec and join the oil by rail week of action to send the message: Keep the oil off the rails and In the ground!
Report: Gas investments, like coal, could become stranded assets
A new report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative (CTI) finds US $283 billion in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects are likely to be surplus to requirements in a carbon-constrained world.
Australian coal as unbankable as it is unburnable
The Queensland Government and Indian coal conglomerate Adani are mired in controversy again this week, with a freedom of information request uncovering documents that show the Queensland Treasury not only assessed the $16 billion Carmichael m...
Future of UK shale gas uncertain as Council votes no
The UK’s floundering fracking industry has been dealt another blow, as Lancashire Council rejected a bid to resume drilling operations in the region.
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.