Nationalizing Energy In Response To The Climate Crisis

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffingtonpost.com -

The White House is considering plans to invoke an obscure, Cold War-era law to prop up struggling coal-fired power plants, a move that some say could open the door for Democrats to take radical [...]

“Climate Change Is More Of A Problem Than We Anticipated”

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG -

Each new study on climate change shows that not only is the crisis here now, but changes are happening a century earlier than predicted. We speak with respected climate scientist, Dr. Michael [...]

56 Climate Activists Arrested Outside Of Cuomo’s office

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was protested in Albany on April 23rd over his policies on the environment and climate change. Fifty-six people were arrested, among them Green candidate for [...]

Earth Day: Conflict Over The Future Of The Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

On this Earth Day, it is difficult to look at the state of the planet and the current political leadership and see much hope. In "Junk Planet", Robert Burrowes writes a comprehensive description [...]

Has The Environmental Movement Peaked Or Best Days Ahead?

By Peter Dykstra, Environmental Health News -

As someone who has followed these issues since the first Earth Day in 1970, April 22 is a perpetual mixed bag. Of American origin and still almost exclusively observed here, the day is a festival [...]

From “Green Growth” To Post-Growth

By Alnoor Ladha, Truthout.org -

The seduction of economic growth is all-pervasive. Even within progressive circles that claim to understand that growth is causing ecological destruction, there is hope in a new type of [...]

Boulder Sues Exxon Over Climate Change: Wildfires, Droughts And Water Are A Few Reasons Why

By Staff, Insideclimatenews.org -

In Boulder, Colorado, climate change means extreme weather and wildfires. It means worrying about water security for people and farms, and about heat waves and mosquito-borne diseases. These [...]

Working Class Town Goes Green, Protect Environment, Improves Lifestyle

By Whitney Pipkin, Marylandreporter.com -

Straddling the northeast branch of the Anacostia River just outside of Washington, D.C., is a half-square-mile patch of green called Edmonston. It’s a tiny Maryland town where, despite its [...]

Wind Farming Creating Jobs and Building New Economy in Texas

By Meera Subramanian, Insideclimatenews.org -

All along the straight-shot roads of Nolan County in West Texas, wind turbines soar over endless acres of farms, the landscape either heavy with cotton ready to harvest or flushed green with the [...]

David Buckel, Gay Rights & Environmental Activist, Dies In Protest Suicide

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

David Buckel, a nationally known advocate for gay rights and the environment died Saturday in self-immolation suicide in a wake-up call to save the planet. Buckel was 60 years old. His body [...]

The Most Important Climate Treaty You’ve Never Heard Of

By Sabrina Shankman, Insideclimatenews.org -

Raise a hand if you've heard of the Gothenburg Protocol. No? Well, you're in good company. This treaty has been called an "unsung hero" in the fight against air pollution and climate change. It [...]

Why WNC Should Be Worried About The Atlantic Coast Pipeline

By Steve Norris, Citizen-times.com -

Regulators have recently given Duke Energy and Dominion Resources permits to construct the 600-mile, $6.5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) from West Virginia, and Virginia, into North [...]

Fossil Fuels On Trial: Where The Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

By David Hasemeyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

A wave of legal challenges that is washing over the oil and gas industry, demanding accountability for climate change, started as a ripple after revelations that ExxonMobil had long recognized [...]

Resistance Is Necessary To Overcome The Climate Crisis

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

The science is clear that we must no longer build new fossil fuel infrastructure and we must invest in clean sources of energy, yet oil and gas companies continue to receive permits to build more [...]

Judge Rejects Exxon’s Attempt to Stop Climate Fraud Investigations

By John H. Cushman, Jr. and David Hasemyer, Inside Climate News -

With a sharp rebuke, a federal judge on Thursday rejected Exxon's attempt to shut down two state investigations into whether the oil giant misled investors for years about the risks of climate [...]