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 [...]

Charlottesville Divests From Weapons And Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, World Beyond War. -

On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution [...]

Fracked Gas Is Not ‘Freedom Gas’ As Trump Administration Claims, But Failure Gas

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams.org -

"These projects aren't just associated with health and safety risks: if even a fraction of them come to fruition, they will condemn the planet to a future of climate chaos." A first-of-its-kind [...]

Secretive Fossil Fuel Lobby Group Manipulated UN Climate Programs

By Mat Hope and Karen Savage, Truthout.org -

A fossil fuel-backed industry group was able to influence the process behind the United Nations climate assessments for decades, using lobbyists and industry-funded scientists to manipulate [...]

Big Oil Is Set To Spend $5 Trillion On Fossil Fuels We Can’t Afford To Burn

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Our analysis found that all production from new oil and gas fields – beyond those already in production or development – is incompatible with reaching the world’s climate goals. Yet the oil and [...]

Edinburgh Science Festival To Ban Fossil Fuel Firm Sponsorship Deals

By Brian Ferguson, Edinburghnews.scotsman.com -

Organisers of the Edinburgh Science Festival are to impose a blanket ban on sponsorship deals with fossil fuel companies - claiming the oil and gas sector is “not moving fast enough” to meet [...]

Fossil Fuel Companies Are Enlisting Police To Crack Down On Protesters

By Sarah Lazare and Simon Davis-Cohen, Inthesetimes.com -

Researchers concluded in January that humanity has a hope, a 64 percent chance, of keeping the temperature rise below the international target of 1.5 degrees Celsius—if the phaseout of fossil [...]

Extinction Rebellion Calls On Edinburgh Science Festival To End Relationship With EDF Energy

By Sean Bell, Commonspace.scot -

This follows this week’s release of a new sponsorship policy by Edinburgh Science, the charity behind the Edinburgh Science Festival, which confirmed that it will now avoid accepting funds from [...]

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 [...]