Springfield Says “No” To Biomass Power Plant

By Peter Goonan, Mass Live. -

Springfield, MA - More than 75 people gathered on the steps of City Hall on Thursday calling for an end to a long-proposed biomass project in East Springfield, saying it is a threat to public [...]

Israel Cuts Fuel, Gaza Goes Dark

By Tamara Nassar, Electronic Intifada. -

The Gaza Strip’s only power plant shut down on Tuesday after Israel stopped the transfer of fuel to the territory. The halting of fuel transfers is among a series of collective punishment [...]

Solutionary Rail In A Time Of Pandemic

By Bill Moyer, SolutionaryRail.org. -

CoViD-19 is a confluence of crises that further exacerbates inequities and exposes societal and economic vulnerabilities. Our latest RailBite, Solutionary Rail in a Time of Pandemic explores how [...]

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 [...]