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 [...]

Open Letter To Union Leaders: Act On Climate

By Staff, www.popularresistance.corg -

By Staff of Labor Network for Sustainability - Working people, poor people, and frontline communities are most heavily impacted by the effects of climate change. We feel the force of this [...]

I Was An Exxon-Funded Climate Scientist

By Katharine Hayhoe, www.counterpunch.org -

By Katharine Hayhoe for Counter Punch - ExxonMobil’s deliberate attempts to sow doubt on the reality and urgency of climate change and their donations to front groups to disseminate false [...]

Hot, Dry And Worrisome: 2016 Was A Record-Breaking Year For Climate

By Georgina Gustin, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Georgina Gustin for Inside Climate News - Global scientists relied on the typical superlatives to describe the state of the climate in 2016, but they might have come up with a few neologisms [...]

350+ Groups Oppose Dirty Senate Energy Bill That Will Hasten Climate Chaos

By Staff, www.nationofchange.org -

By Staff of Food & Water Watch - As the Senate considers a broad energy policy package that would encourage increased fossil fuel extraction and consumption, more than 350 national, statewide [...]

Climate Activists Crashed Global Insurance Meeting To Demand Exit From Coal Companies

By Peter Bosshard, www.alternet.org -

By Peter Bosshard for Alternet - By divesting from coal companies, insurers can fulfill their basic mission: to protect us from catastrophic risk. Climate activists brought their message that [...]

Utility CEOs Try To Rob Shareholders Of Rights To Express Climate Concerns

By David Pomerantz, www.energyandpolicy.org -

By David Pomerantz for Energy and Policy Institute - The Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs that lobbies for policies that support the fossil fuel industry, is attempting to restrict [...]