As US marks Labor Day, clean energy jobs report gives something to celebrate
A new report is giving the US something to celebrate this Labor Day showing more than 12,500 clean energy jobs were announced in the second quarter of 2014.
Tell McDonald’s: Go deforestation free
Many of America's top fast food brands—including McDonald's—continue to use palm oil that could be wreaking havoc on our environment.
3000 Kenyan tea farmers mobilize against climate change
As unpredictable weather conditions continue to hit Kenyan crops, one local tea factory is mobilizing their farmers to better deal with these challenges.
World’s richest countries invest billions in expanding fossil fuel stocks
Despite repeated commitments to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a new report by Oil Change International found that G7 countries continue to pump billions of dollars into dirty energy sources each year.
Africa: The New Renewable Energy Frontier?
Despite a slow start, it seems the potential for renewable energy development in Africa is finally beginning to be realised.
Ask Pope Francis: Divest the Vatican
Sign the petition urging Pope Francis to divest the Vatican from all fossil fuel investments and publicly support the movement to divest from fossil fuels.
IPCC leak paints stark picture of a future with climate change
Climate change is here, man-made and already having dangerous impacts, according to leaked drafts of the upcoming UN climate science report.
Health summit to show bold climate action will save lives
Leading health experts are urging strong climate action, as the first every global climate and health conference kicks of in Geneva.
Adam Scott: The ugly truth about Energy East – North America’s largest proposed tar sands pipeline
Oil companies like TransCanada spend millions of dollars on ads to greenwash their projects. But no amount of slick advertising can hide the truth.
Politicians ignore people’s power pleas
Consumers worldwide increasingly want renewable energy sources to provide their electricity, yet many governments are ignoring them by continuing to exploit fossil fuels.
Sydney University halts coal investment
The University of Sydney has become the first institution of its type in Australia to halt new investments in coal mining, fuelling calls for it to go further a divest itself of its $900,000 holding in Whitehaven coal.
Bob Burton: Wherever Coal Ships Go, Trouble Follows
For the last three weeks, divers have labored to weld large steel plates over a two-meter long hole accidentally smashed in the hull of a coal ship when it grounded near a Canadian coal export port.
César Gamboa: Peru’s self-sabotage
A new law in Peru that loosens environmental protections is jeopardizing the country's natural landscape and its economic-growth prospects.
Tell President Obama: Show climate leadership at the UN summit
This September, world leaders—including President Obama—are coming to New York City for a landmark UN summit on the climate crisis.
Global spotlight on Europe as villages fight dirty coal
The international fight against dirty energy will reach a crescendo this weekend, as thousands of people join together in an unprecedented stand against coal expansion.
Russia prepares to drill new Arctic well with “the most controversial oil rig in the world”
After years of preparation, ExxonMobil and OAO Rosneft have received the go-ahead to drill a $700 million oil well in the Kara Sea.
Record renewables powering communities across Europe
The clean energy revolution is here, it’s here to stay and it’s growing in momentum. Across Europe, this week, renewable energy capacity smashed records, as generation of clean energy outstripped that of dirty fossil fuels.
Desertification poses “serious environmental challenge” in Nigeria
After losing 351,000 hectares of land in Nigeria to desertification, it poses the “most serious environmental challenge in the country’s north,” according to their Ministry of Environment.