Democratizing Energy To Counter The Climate Catastrophe

By Lavinia Steinfort, ROAR Magazine. -

Youth climate activists have been striking to demand immediate climate action from political powers. They conjoined the issues of climate and labor by calling for a global climate strike in [...]

Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

By Stop GE Trees. -

Hundreds of scientists are urging lawmakers to oppose legislation that would encourage wood burning or logging as potential climate solutions. The science doesn’t support it, they say. Last [...]

The Year Of Car-free Streateries

By Mike Eliason, The Urbanist. -

Seattle - As our city starts to open back up, several issues are becoming quite apparent in our urban villages. In many, there is inadequate space on sidewalks to adequately social distance. [...]

Why The Oil And Gas Industry Will Never Be The Same

By Marshall Auerback, Brave New Europe. -

When a staple commodity collapses to negative value it signals that something is clearly amiss in the global economy. When it is a global energy source like crude oil, it does not just signal [...]

More Than 400,000 Demand Congress Freeze All Rent, Mortgage, And Utility Payments

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

More than 400,000 people have signed a petition calling on Congress to freeze all rent, mortgage, and utility payments nationwide in order to prevent a looming "housing catastrophe" as millions [...]

Five Ways Using Stimulus Funds For Energy Efficiency Would Reduce Inequality and Protect the Planet

By Basav Sen, Inequality.org -

I am getting some serious 2008 flashbacks these days. Our economy is going into what could become a serious recession, and our political overlords want to use it as an excuse for even more [...]

In Coronavirus Crisis, 575 Groups Urge Halt To Electricity, Water Shutoffs

By Staff, The Center for Biological DIversity -

WASHINGTON - More than 575 utility justice, labor, faith, consumer and environmental groups urged state governors, mayors and utility regulators today to put a moratorium on electricity and [...]

Inside Clean Energy: An Energy Snapshot In 5 Charts

By Dan Gearino, Insideclimatenews.org -

For people who devour energy data like Thin Mints, last week was a special one, with the release of a trove of numbers from the Energy Information Administration showing us how 2019 fits into the [...]

BP Headquarters Blocked By Greenpeace

By Jess Glass,  Theecologist.org -

Greenpeace members have blocked BP's headquarters with solar panels and oil barrels to mark the first day of the oil giant's new chief executive. More than a hundred environmental activists took [...]

Canada Erupts In Solidarity With Wet’suwet’en

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

Thank you to the 50 people who gathered Saturday in SOLIDARITY with the Wet’suwet’en land defenders, on the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe. The gathering was opened [...]

Climate And War: Bill McKibben’s Deadly Miscalculation

By Luke Orsborne, Wrong Kind of Green. -

In late June 2019, author and founder of 350.org Bill McKibben produced an article for the New York Review of Books whose headline echoed a growing awareness of the significant role of US [...]

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 [...]