Texas Charges Oil Port Protesters Under New Fossil Fuel Protection Law

BY Nicholas Kusnertz, Insideclimatenews.org -

A group of activists who shut down one of the nation's largest oil ports by hanging off a bridge over the Houston Ship Channel have been charged under a new Texas law that imposes harsh penalties [...]

As We Transition Away From Fossil Fuels, We Must Also Tackle Inequality

By J. Mijin Cha, Truthout.org -

Two truths lie at the heart of efforts to transition away from fossil fuels. The first is that to stave off the worst impacts of climate change, we must rapidly and dramatically reduce our carbon [...]

Time Has Come To Nationalize The US Fossil Fuel Industry

By Carla Santos Skandier, Roarmag.org -

As we gear up for a war-type of mobilization to mitigate the climate crisis, a federal takeover of the oil, gas and coal industry should be on the table. No other generation understands better [...]

Climate Activists Are Building Power, Declare We Have An Emergency

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

Wildfires are raging around the world, creating a negative feedback loop for the climate by releasing greenhouse gases and destroying the forests' capacity to sequester carbon. The United States [...]

Saving The Planet Means Fighting Bipartisan Corruption

By  Daphne Wysham, Otherwords.org -

Burning fossil fuels boils our planet — that much is generally well known. But often these fuels do serious damage before they ever get to market. They spill out of pipelines, poison groundwater, [...]

Climate Activists Set Sights On Ending Fossil Fuel Exports In Pacific Northwest Once And For All

By Nick Engelfried, Wagingnonviolence.org -

When federal regulators came to Southern Oregon in June for hearings on a massive gas export project, they were greeted by a grassroots resistance movement 15 years in the making. About 800 [...]

Reforming Subsidies Could Pay For A Clean Energy Revolution

By Staff, Iisd.org -

Reforming the USD 372 billion countries spend each year on fossil fuel subsidies and reallocating between 10 and 30 percent of the savings to renewable projects would pay for a transition to [...]

Climate Activists Set Sights On Ending Fossil Fuel Exports In Pacific Northwest Once And For All

By Nick Engelfried, Commondreams.org -

When federal regulators came to Southern Oregon in June for hearings on a massive gas export project, they were greeted by a grassroots resistance movement 15 years in the making. About 800 [...]

Activists Scale Crane And Blockade Lincolnshire Power Station Site

By Joseph Verney, Lincolnshirereporter.co.uk -

Climate change campaigners have climbed cranes and blockaded the entrance to the construction site at SSE’s Keadby 2 power station in Lincolnshire. The Reclaim The Power campaign group say they [...]

Following Berkeley’s Natural Gas Ban, More California Cities Look To All-Electric Future

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

Berkeley has become the first city in the United States to ban the use of natural gas in new low-rise buildings, and it isn't the only California community looking for ways to shift its buildings [...]

Climate Change References Are Disappearing From U.S. Government Sites

By Jordan Davidson, Ecowatch.com -

It's no secret that the Trump administration has championed fossil fuels and scoffed at renewable energy. But the Trump administration is trying to keep something secret: the climate crisis. [...]

Fossil Fuels On Trial: Where The Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

By David Hasemyer, Insideclimatenews.org -

A wave of legal challenges that is washing over the oil and gas industry, demanding accountability for climate change, started as a ripple after revelations that ExxonMobil had long recognized [...]

Militarized Fossil Capitalism Is The Problem; There Are Solutions

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

"The Earth Is Not For Sale." That is the title of David Schwartzman's new book, written with his son Peter. Both are environmental scientists who have worked on climate change issues for a long [...]

Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure In Germany

By Staff, Unicornriot.ninja -

The marches from the Ende Gelände covered a fair amount of distance and stretched into the afternoon. As the marchers approached the train they were going to take to their destination, police [...]

American Gov’t, NGOs Fuel And Fund Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Protests

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong attempted to storm the parliament on Tuesday in opposition to an amendment to the autonomous territory’s extradition law with mainland China. The protest’s [...]