COVID19 Lockdown Has Little Impact On Climate, Green Recovery Needed

By Piers Forster, The Conversation. -

Here in the UK, with traffic noise back to drowning out birdsong, and foreign holidays back on the cards, it is easy to forget the weeks of cleaner air. If we do not seize the opportunity to [...]

COVID-19, Climate Change, And Chaos

By Mel Gurtov, Peace Voice. -

COVID-19 and the protests for racial justice have drawn attention away from the mostly bad news about the environment. Yes, the skies in most parts of the world are a lot clearer these days as [...]

Trump’s Golden Era Of Energy Is Turning To Lead

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog. -

It was just over a year ago that President Trump announced, “The golden era of American energy is now underway,” saying that his policies focused on exploiting oil, gas, and coal were “unleashing [...]

How The Fossil Fuel Industry Funds The Police

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huff Post. -

Black Americans are one and a half times more likely than white Americans to breathe air polluted by burning fossil fuels, three times more likely to die from the lung and heart diseases that [...]

Virginia’s Energy Kingpin Could Finally Face A Reckoning Over Race

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huffington Post. -

Anti-poverty activist Rev. William Barber II denounced the compressor station as environmental racism in 2019, Dominion started running Facebook ads featuring video from a high school essay [...]

Climate Justice Advocates Celebrate Important Victories But Big Oil And Gas Aren’t Giving In

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

Climate justice advocates are justifiably celebrating recent victories such as stopping three major pipelines, a new court decision regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and national [...]

Building On Victories For A Stronger Climate Justice Movement

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

While the climate justice movement has been winning important victories, stopping and slowing pipelines and other fossil fuel infrastructure, and putting the future of fossil fuels in doubt, the [...]

Frightening Numbers: Biosphere Heating Accelerates

By Manuel Garcia Jr. from his blog. -

At this time, the Biosphere is warming at a rate of 3.03×1015 Watts, which is equivalent to a temperature rate-of-rise of 0.0167°C/year. The warming rate has been increasing steadily since the [...]

Shell: Latest Oil Company To Do A Belly Flop

By Brian Kahn, Gizmodo. -

We’re halfway through 2020, and I think we can all safely say it’s been a pretty terrible year. There’s been so much terrible stuff in the past two months alone, I can’t even remember the bad [...]

The Fed Is Bailing Out Polluters While Cities Struggle

By Kate Aronoff, The New Republic. -

Ever since bailout talk began this spring, climate campaigners have worried funds would be funneled to Big Oil and other polluting giants. Now it seems that fear was more than justified. While [...]

“Hard Road Of Hope” Shows West Virginia Is A Mirror Of The United States

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

For years now Eleanor has been participating in climate justice camps and actions providing support to those on the front lines of the climate and environmental crises however it was needed from [...]

Organizing For Environmental Justice

By Alex Gordon, Coalfield Justice. -

Young people have been paramount to just about every successful social movement in this country, with the Climate Movement, and the revolt against oil and gas being no exceptions. Regardless, we [...]

North Brooklyn Demands Halt To Fracked Gas Pipeline Construction

By Erik McGregor. -

Brooklyn, NY – National Grid resumed the North Brooklyn “MRI” Pipeline construction by allegedly authorizing themselves to continue, despite the risks of the COVID-19 pandemic and the extension [...]

Faith Groups In 14 Countries Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brian Roewe, Earthbeat. -

More than 40 faith institutions committed to divest their finances from fossil fuels while at the same time calling for the post-pandemic economic recovery to shift the world toward a low-carbon [...]