US Drilling Approvals Increase Despite Biden Climate Pledge

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press. -

Billings, Montana — Approvals for companies to drill for oil and gas on U.S. public lands are on pace this year to reach their highest level since George W. Bush was president, underscoring [...]

Old Hills And Old Folks Resist The Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Bent Mountain, VA - On Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 5:30 A.M., Deborah Kushner, Alan Moore, and Bridget Kelley locked themselves in and to a broken down vehicle on Honeysuckle Road, blocking [...]

Groups Rally On Capitol Hill Demanding End To Fossil Fuel Subsidies

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams. -

The U.S. movement for climate justice continued a series of actions planned for the nation's capital this week with a Tuesday morning rally focused on ending fossil fuel subsidies. As high [...]

Solidarity With Resistance To Extraction

By Don Fitz and the Gateway Green Alliance, Popular Resistance. -

People the world over are opposing fossil fuel extraction in an incalculable number of ways.  It is now clear that burning fossil fuels threatens millions of Life forms and could be laying the [...]

What Would A Deep Green New Deal Look Like?

By Don Fitz, Popular Resistance. -

The Green New Deal has attracted perhaps the greatest attention of any proposal for decades. It would guarantee Medicare-for-All, Housing-for-All, student loan forgiveness and propose the largest [...]

US Army Corps Of Engineers Permit Big Oil To Dredge Mercury-Contaminated Matagorda Bay

By Ann Wright, Popular Resistance. -

Texas shrimper, fisherwoman and internationally known environmentalist Diane Wilson is on Day 22 of her hunger strike to gain national solidarity and publicity for pressure on the U.S. Army Corps [...]

Oxford University Has Pledged To Divest From Fossil Fuels

By Brigitte Wear, DeSmog International. -

There are signs Oxford University is slowly “getting it” when it comes to climate change. Last year, it committed to selling its multimillion-pound investments in oil and gas companies, after [...]

Extinction Rebellion Sprays Bank Of England With ‘Oil’

By Emily Atkinson, The Independent. -

City of London - Several people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Fossil Fool’ protesters sprayed the Bank of England with fake oil to highlight the “societal collapse” the activist [...]

College Students Hold Statewide Day Of Action To Stop Line 3

By Priscilla Trinh, Popular Resistance. -

Minnesota - Today, hundreds of Minnesota college and university students are staging demonstrations on their campuses to raise awareness of the Line 3 pipeline, and to call on their institutions [...]

More States Propose Harsh New Penalties For Protesting Fossil Fuels

By Alexander C. Kaufman, Huff Post. -

Dawn Goodwin spent her 50th birthday among towering pines and yellow birches whose tree rings make her lifespan seem like a child’s in comparison. But on that cool, overcast Saturday in December, [...]

Thursday: Day Of Action Targeting The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

Something new is happening this Thursday, February 18 at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).  A person will be chairing a FERC Commissioners meeting who has written publicly that he [...]

Lockdown To Keep It In The Ground: Line 3 Resistance

By Alex Binder, Unicorn Riot. -

Northern MN – Construction on the tar sands pipeline expansion project for Line 3 continues in Anishinaabe territory in below zero temperatures. Enbridge’s contracted companies, like Precision [...]

Fossil Fuels Kill Nearly Nine Million Annually

By Climate Nexus, EcoWatch. -

Burning fossil fuels kills nearly 9 million people worldwide and an estimated 350,000 in the U.S. every year, according to a new study by scientists from Harvard and three British [...]

Opposition To Line 3 Mounts

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

Saint Paul, MN – Around 600 people gathered in St. Paul, Minnesota, on January 29, calling on President Biden to revoke permits for the Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline project. The protest billed [...]