Polluting Industries Cash In On COVID-19, Add To Climate Crisis

By Georgina Gustin, James Bruggers, Kristoffer Tigue, Dan Gearino, Inside Climate News -

Airlines, farmers and plastic bag makers look for relief amid the pandemic. But the coal industry, and wind and solar energy concerns, lose out in the relief bill. With the attention of [...]

‘Kids Are Taking The Streets’: Climate Activists Plan Avalanche Of Events As 2020 Election Looms

By Lee van der Voo, News.yahoo.com -

Organizers in the youth climate movement plan an avalanche of activities beginning next week, determined to make the future of the climate the major issue of the 2020 election. Capitalizing on [...]

Hunger Strikers Miss Thanksgiving While Climate Polluters And Corrupt Politicians Feast

By Nick Brana, Extinction Rebellion -

The global hunger strike has worked in many parts of the world. Sweden’s Minister of the Environment agreed to meet with Swedish hunger strikers. In the UK, politicians from a range of parties [...]

Uniting For A Green New Deal

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Support is growing in the United States for a Green New Deal. Though there are competing visions for what that looks like, essentially, a Green New Deal includes a rapid transition to a clean [...]

Teaching My Sons That Water Is Life: A Father/Son Road Trip.

By Clayton Thomas-Müller, Indigenousclimateaction.com -

This was a special summer for me as a dad. For the first time I took my sons, Felix and Jaxson, on that classic TransCanada road trip so many of us did when we were young. We traveled across two [...]

5 Ways Trump’s Clean Power Rollback Strips Away Health, Climate Protections

By John H. Cushman Jr., Insideclimatenews.org -

The Trump administration has proposed to replace the nation's landmark climate regulations with a watered-down version that would do next to nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power [...]

8 Lessons For Today’s Youth-Led Movements From A Decade Of Youth Climate Organizing

By Nick Engelfried, Wagingnonviolence.org -

On March 24, I stood in the rain in front of City Hall in Bellingham, Washington with some 3,000 people for the local March for Our Lives demonstration. It was one of 800 similar events happening [...]

Children’s Climate Lawsuit Heads To Trial

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

A federal appeals court rejected the Trump administration's attempt to halt a landmark climate change lawsuit on Wednesday, ruling that the case can proceed to trial in a lower court. The [...]

Climate ‘Hero’ Gets Three-Year Prison Sentence For Shutting Down Tar Sands Pipeline

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"It doesn't matter if I'm sitting in jail. What matters is stopping the pollution," Foster,  a 53-year-old mental health counselor from Seattle, declared after his sentencing in North Dakota on [...]

“Do We Really Need to Fly?”: Meet Climate Scientists Walking Their Talk

By Dahr Jamail, Truthout.org -

Last December, atmospheric scientist Peter Kalmus ruffled some feathers when he called out 25,000 of his colleagues for flying to the American Geophysical Union's Fall Meeting. Being acutely [...]

Scott Pruitt Closely Monitored Scrubbing Of EPA Climate Websites

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

Shortly after arriving at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Scott Pruitt took a personal interest in and closely monitored the removal of extensive information from his agency's [...]

Capitalism, Exterminism And Long Ecological Revolution

By Elliott Gabriel, Telesurtv.net -

Even the most stubborn climate skeptics found the events of 2017 difficult to cope with. It wasn't just a matter of turning up the air conditioner and switching the channel to Fox News: this [...]

Exxon To Disclose Climate Risks Under Pressure From Investors

By John H. Cushman Jr., insideclimatenews.org -

Under pressure from investors, prosecutors and global regulators, ExxonMobil Corp. agreed on Monday to strengthen its analysis and disclosure of the risks its core oil business faces from climate [...]

Climate Activists Delay U.S. Gas Pipeline Approvals: Regulator

By Timothy Gardner, reuters.com -

By Timothy Gardner for Reuters - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - National environmental groups waging legal battles against energy projects are delaying approval of U.S. natural gas pipelines, a top [...]

Climate Activists Arrested Deploying 3-Story Banner At JPMorgan HQ

By Staff, ran.org -

By Staff of RAN - NEW YORK – This morning, activists from Rainforest Action Network (RAN) dropped a 35 ft. banner from the headquarters of JPMorgan Chase to protest the bank’s investments in [...]