U.S. Banks Dominate Fossil Fuel Funding

By Erik McGregor. -

Pete Sikora from NY Communities for Change spoke about the local pipeline fight against the Williams NESE Pipeline, that is part-funded by JP Morgan Chase, and Tom Ross, a local organizer with [...]

The Inevitable Death Of Natural Gas As A ‘Bridge Fuel’

By Justin Mikulka, Desmogblog.com -

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the city is scrapping plans for a multi-billion-dollar update to three natural gas power plants, instead choosing to invest in renewable energy [...]

Climate Crisis Requires Fundamental Social And Economic Changes

By Simon Pirani, Roarmag.org -

To end our fossil fuel addiction we need a fundamental technological change — but this cannot happen without changing our social and economic systems. The bad news about climate change keeps [...]

Controversial Pinelands Coal Plant To Shut Down Not Convert

By Staff, Insidernj.com -

Long Branch, NJ — Clean Water Action sang the praises of today’s overnight news that the owner of the BL England (aka Beasley Point) power plant in Ocean City has decided to retire it instead of [...]

The Inevitable Death Of Natural Gas As A ‘Bridge Fuel’

By Justin Mikulka, Desmogblog.com -

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti recently announced the city is scrapping plans for a multi-billion-dollar update to three natural gas power plants, instead choosing to invest in renewable energy [...]

How Militarization Impedes The Green New Deal

By Cameron Orr, People's World. -

Fighting for a Green New Deal in the United States will require uniting all popular forces against the main barriers to social and ecological progress. The Sunrise Movement, which has brought [...]

“Nutty” Begins 14-Day Sentence For Monopod Action Against Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Staff, Itsgoingdown.org -

From March to May of last year, for 57 days, Nutty lived on a tiny cot atop a tall monopod, blocking MVP’s access to the top of so-called Peter’s Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest. Today, [...]

King County Poised To Lock Out Fossil Fuels

By Eric de Place and Ahren Stroming, Sightline.org -

King County is poised to join the ranks of Northwest communities that are locking out coal, oil, and gas developments. Later this month, County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove will introduce [...]

Industrial Agriculture, An Extraction Industry Like Fossil Fuels, A Growing Driver Of Climate Change

By Georgina Gustin, Insideclimatenews.org -

On his farm in southwestern Iowa, Seth Watkins plants several different crops and raises cattle. He controls erosion and water pollution by leaving some land permanently covered in native grass. [...]

More Than 600 Groups Tell Congress To Build Green Economy

By Friends of the Earth. -

Washington, D.C. – More than 600 environmental groups today called on the U.S. House of Representatives to pursue ambitious climate legislation that matches the scale and urgency of the climate [...]

A Surge Of Climate Lawsuits Target Human Rights, Damage From Fossil Fuels

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Insideclimatenews.org -

A climate denier is in the White House, pushing policies that will boost emissions. Congress is doing nothing to stop him. So citizens and local governments who are facing the impacts of rising [...]

Former Fossil Fuels Lobbyist Replaces Zinke At Interior Department

By Marienne Lavelle, Insideclimatenews.org -

In late September 2017, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was slated to make a speech that would showcase his work on President Donald Trump's "energy dominance" policy. Instead, he used the occasion [...]

Trump Administration Auctions Off 150,000 Acres Of Public Land For Fossil-Fuel Extraction

Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

The Trump administration is continuing to their ramp-up of offering up public lands to the oil and gas industry for fossil fuel extraction. The newest offering is 150,000 acres of public lands [...]

Divest From Banks That Fuel Climate Change, Establish Public Bank

By Erik McGregor. -

New York, NY – As global leaders assemble for the 4th Annual Climate Finance Day, New Yorkers, including representatives from environmental, community and student groups, held a rally at City [...]

Report: 90% Of Pipeline Blasts Draw No Financial Penalties

By Lorraine Chow, Ecowatch.com -

A striking report has revealed that 90 percent of the 137 interstate pipeline fires or explosions since 2010 have drawn no financial penalties for the companies responsible. The article from E&E [...]