How The Fossil Fuel Industry Undermined Climate Science

By Naomi Oreske, -

Scientists have been seriously investigating the subject of human-made climate change since the late 1950s and political leaders have been discussing it for nearly as long. In 1961, Alvin [...]

‘No More Fossil Lovers!’, BXE Disrupts Hearing For New FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Washington, DC - Members of Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) spoke out at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing for James Danly, who was nominated by President Trump to be the [...]

Natural Gas Vs. Renewable Energy: Beware The Latest Gas Industry Talking Points

By Derrick Z. Jackson, -

The campaign is loaded with disinformation. The American Petroleum Institute (API) says it’s pushing gas as a “foundation for the future” because it is “clean.” Major fossil fuel companies [...]

Our Tax System Rewards Polluters

By Charlie Simmons, -

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who sparked student protests across the globe, had this to tell the UN General Assembly in New York: “People are suffering. People are [...]

WSJ, NYT Celebrate ‘Shale Revolution’ For Investor Class, Despite Its Leading To Our Doom

By Joshua Cho, -

It’s not hard to figure out that corporate media represent the perspectives and interests of a small elite investor class of the US population, rather than its vast working class majority. Simply [...]

How Arts Workers Took On Big Oil

By Katherine Hearst, -

Seven and a half years ago, a group of arts workers, actors and campaigners jumped on stage before a BP-sponsored Royal Shakespeare Company production to do a guerrilla Shakespearean [...]

How Britain Ended Its Coal Addiction

By Nathalie Thomas, Leslie Hook and Chris Tighe, -

At Aberthaw Power Station on the coast of South Wales, Tom Glover examines a dwindling pile of coal for what may be the last time. At its peak in 2013, the coal-fired power plant generated enough [...]

Largest Green Action Since 1970s In New Hampshire Targets Coal Power Plant

By Shawne K. Wickham, Union Leader. -

Bow. NH — Sixty-seven activists were arrested Saturday for trespassing at the Merrimack Station coal-burning power plant, in what organizers said was the largest environmental civil disobedience [...]

Texas Charges Oil Port Protesters Under New Fossil Fuel Protection Law

BY Nicholas Kusnertz, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]