Energy Transitions And Colonialism

By Hamza Hamouchene, Africa Is A Country. -

The year 2020 has seen an unprecedented oil price crash, causing a shock to the fossil fuel industry. The impact has been brutal among oil companies, especially in the high-cost US shale oil [...]

Big Oil Reality Check

By Oil Change International. -

As oil and gas companies claim to be part of the solution of the climate crisis, the reality couldn’t be more different. Our new discussion paper analyzes the current climate commitments of eight [...]

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 [...]