“Climate Change Is More Of A Problem Than We Anticipated”

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG -

Each new study on climate change shows that not only is the crisis here now, but changes are happening a century earlier than predicted. We speak with respected climate scientist, Dr. Michael [...]

Native Leaders Bring Attention To Impact Of Fossil Fuel Industry On Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls

Lower Brule, SD — Yesterday, May 4th, Indigenous leaders and allies began convening at the Rosebud Sioux Nation, just miles from the proposed Keystone XL pipeline route, to call attention to the [...]

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

By David Hasemeyer, 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 [...]

8 Answers To Judge’s Climate Change Questions In Cities Vs. Fossil Fuels Case

By John H. Cushman Jr., Insideclimatenews.org -

Judicial review is about to meet peer review in a federal courtroom in San Francisco, where sparring cities and fossil fuel companies have been called to brief U.S. District Judge William Alsup [...]

How Activists Won Divestment from Fossil Fuels in New York City

By Nancy Romer, Portside -

After five years of tireless organizing, the movement to divest NYC public worker pension funds from fossil fuels scored a win.  On January 10, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City [...]

FERC Commissioner Spent Most Of First Months In Office Meeting With Fossil Fuel Industry

By Itai Vardi, Desmogblog.com  -

In his first few months at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), commissioner Rob Powelson scheduled the great majority of his meetings with fossil fuel energy companies and utilities, [...]

First U.S. City To Ban Fossil Fuel Expansion Offers Roadmap For Others

By Kevon Paynter, Towardfreedom.com -

On a clear July morning three years ago, dozens of environmental activists pushed their kayaks into the Willamette River in Portland while others rappelled 400 feet from the top of St. Johns [...]

Raccoon Rebellion Strikes Diamond Pipeline On Christmas

By Jacques Rogiers, Indybay.org -

On Christmas, with help and assistance from Santa Claus, his reindeer, and mischievous elves, some raccoons from the Arkansas Chapter of the national "Raccoon Rebellion" conducted a safety [...]

Overcoming Contradictions Of Climate Change In Short Time We Have

By Andreas Malm, Roarmag.org -

Our best hope now is an immediate return to the flow. CO2 emissions have to be brought close to zero: some sources of energy that do not produce any emissions bathe the Earth in an untapped glow. [...]

When Companies Deny Climate Science, Their Workers Pay

By Carla Santos Skandier, Otherwords.org -

After decades spreading misinformation about greenhouse gas emissions’ role as a driver of climate change, the deceptive tactics of the fossil fuel industry are slowly beginning to backfire. In [...]

Yaqui Tribe Defends Land By Digging Up Gas Pipeline

By Adam Williams, bloomberg.com -

A chunk of Sempra Energy’s natural gas pipeline sits in the dirt behind a community center in the village of Loma de Bacum in northwest Mexico. Guadalupe Flores thinks it would make a great [...]

Exxon Mobil’s About-Face On Climate Disclosure: Is It Enough?

By Paul Griffin, ecowatch.com -

Scores of investor-activists have sought to force Exxon—along with the entire global industry—to change its ways for nearly three decades. They welcomed the news regarding Exxon Mobil's upcoming [...]

Two People Locked Themselves To Crane At Port Of Tacoma

By Sydney Brownstone, thestranger.com -

Two protesters have locked themselves to a crane at the construction site of a Puget Sound Energy (PSE) liquefied natural gas facility at the Port of Tacoma this morning, according to activist [...]

Declaration On Climate Finance

By Staff, notapennymore.info -

We the undersigned, call for an immediate end to investments in new fossil fuel production and infrastructure, and encourage a dramatic increase in investments in renewable energy. We are issuing [...]

Fossil Fuel Donors Shaped Anti-Climate Agenda Of Congressional Committee

By Marianne Lavelle and David Hasemyer, insideclimatenews.org -

By Marianne Lavelle and David Hasemyer for Inside Climate News - FREDERICKSBURG, Texas—It's midway through fall, and cold has yet to settle over the Eckhardt family orchard. So, Diane Eckhardt [...]