Nearly All Americans Want To Get Off Fossil Fuels

By Basav Sen, Otherwords.org -

Late last year, The Washington Post reported a remarkable poll finding: Nearly half of American adults — 46 percent — believe the U.S. needs to “drastically reduce” fossil fuel use in the near [...]

Germany’s Green Energy Quest Stalls

By Kieran Cooke, Climatenewsnetwork.net -

LONDON, 8 January, 2020 – The city of Munich – one of Europe’s wealthiest urban conurbations – has expansive plans to tackle the fast-growing problems associated with climate change: its policies [...]

Switzerland Switches Off Nuclear Plant As It Begins Exit From Atomic Power

By Staff, Reuters.com -

The 373-megawatt-capacity plant which opened in 1972 has generated enough electricity to cover the energy consumption of the nearby city of Bern for more than 100 years. In scenes shown live on [...]

22 Mayors Want PG&E To Become A Customer-Owned Co-Op

By Marisa Lagos, KQED. -

California - A coalition of public officials representing 5 million Californians — including 22 mayors — wants to see PG&E emerge from bankruptcy as a customer-owned cooperative. And they're [...]

Crisis In Haiti Reaches New Dimensions

By Lautaro Rivara, Internationalist 360. -

Haiti - In the seventh week of protests, and 100 years after the assassination of Charlemagne Peralta, the hero of resistance to the American invasion of 1915-1934, Haitian majorities are [...]

Offshore Wind Power Could Produce More Electricity Than World Uses

By Staff, Iea.org -

Offshore Wind Outlook 2019 is the most comprehensive global study on the subject to date, combining the latest technology and market developments with a specially commissioned new geospatial [...]

WSJ, NYT Celebrate ‘Shale Revolution’ For Investor Class, Despite Its Leading To Our Doom

By Joshua Cho, Fair.org -

It’s not hard to figure out that corporate media represent the perspectives and interests of a small elite investor class of the US population, rather than its vast working class majority. Simply [...]

How Britain Ended Its Coal Addiction

By Nathalie Thomas, Leslie Hook and Chris Tighe, Insideclimatenews.org -

At Aberthaw Power Station on the coast of South Wales, Tom Glover examines a dwindling pile of coal for what may be the last time. At its peak in 2013, the coal-fired power plant generated enough [...]

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA - Another brave pipeline fighter has taken a stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Early Friday morning, Blacksburg, VA local Michael James-Deramo locked himself to an [...]

The Empty Radicalism Of The Climate Apocalypse

By Ted Nordhaus, Issues.org. -

At a moment when advocates make a range of demands that are simultaneously vague and controversial, from ending capitalism and economic growth to rejecting materialism and consumption to [...]

New York Rejects Keystone-Like Pipeline In Fierce Battle Over The State’s Energy Future

By Vivian Wang and Michael Adno, Nytimes.com -

In a major victory for environmental activists, New York regulators on Wednesday rejected the construction of a heavily disputed, nearly $1 billion natural gas pipeline, even as business leaders [...]

Secret Plutonium Shipment

By Sue Prent, Fairewinds.org -

Lately, Americans are experiencing an unprecedented volume of top-down lies emanating from the White House and its circle of acolytes like Energy Secretary Rick Perry. This steady drip of obvious [...]

A Toxic Breakup, A Sinking State & A Dirty Energy Project Even The Nazis Didn’t Want

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Breaking up from the abusive relationship with oil and gas is no easy task – but several communities in Louisiana have started divorce proceedings. Meanwhile, lawmakers push to keep the abuser at [...]

Duke Energy’s Monopoly Power Faces Challenges In Southern States

By Sue Sturgis, Portside.org -

A newly-formed coalition of advocacy groups has launched a campaign to end Duke Energy's longstanding monopoly control over most of North Carolina's electric system in hopes that permitting [...]

Energy Democracy: Taking Back Power

By Johanna Bozuwa, Thenextsystem.org -

Electric utility (re)municipalization is gaining popularity as a strategy to shift away from a reliance on fossil fuel extraction in the context of combating climate change. Across the world—from [...]