Legal Petition Calls On Biden to Phase Out Federal Oil, Gas By 2035

By Taylor Mckinnon, Center for Biological Diversity. -

Washington - More than 360 climate, tribal, religious and conservation groups petitioned the Biden administration today to use its executive authority to phase out oil and gas production on [...]

Wet’suwet’en Retake Checkpoint A Month After Police Crackdown

By Anish R. M., People's Dispatch. -

On Saturday, December 19, activists leading the Wet’suwet’en resistance against the Coastal GasLink (CGL) pipeline project declared that they evicted workers of the project from the drill site. [...]

An Ohio College Privatized Its Energy And Built A Gas Plant On Campus

By Taylor Dorrell, In These Times. -

About 40 students and activists march to the office of Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson on Sept. 24, 2021, demanding a halt to the construction of a $278 million gas power [...]

Law Requires Biden To Cancel Oil Lease Sale To Prevent Climate Harm

By Brittany Miller, Friends Of The Earth. -

Washington — Conservation groups submitted formal comments today urging cancelation of February’s federal oil and gas lease auctions, saying the Biden administration is legally required to [...]

ALEC Is Pushing A Bill That Punishes Banks For Divesting From Fossil Fuels

By Alex Kotch, Truthout. -

As climate change accelerates and environmental disasters proliferate around the world, a Big Oil-funded business lobbying group has decided to attack financial firms that are taking their money [...]

Mapped: Europe’s Fossil Fuel-Backed Hydrogen Lobby

By Alice Wright, DeSmog Blog. -

Hydrogen has shot up the European legislative agenda in recent years, with politicians of all stripes touting its potential to help countries meet their climate goals. The UK [...]

Battle Over Jordan Cove Energy Project Is Over After Developers Pull Plug

By Liam Moriarty, OPB. -

The bitter and protracted battle over the Jordan Cove Energy Project has finally come to a close. The Calgary-based Pembina company formally asked federal energy regulators Wednesday to withdraw [...]

Since Crude Export Ban Lifted, US Has Dropped ‘Climate Bomb’ On World

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams. -

After Congress lifted a ban on crude exports in late 2015, oil and gas production in the Permian Basin soared while domestic consumption remained flat—leading to a massive build-out of pipelines [...]

Big Oil Pays $192 Million To Extract Fossil Fuels From The Gulf

By Olivia Rosane, EcoWatch. -

The Biden administration went through with the largest offshore oil and gas lease sale in U.S. history Wednesday. In the controversial sale, major fossil-fuel companies [...]

COP26 Negotiators Do Little To Cut Emissions

By Nicholas Kusnetz, Inside Climate News. -

Many climate advocates and vulnerable nations entered this year’s conference hoping to address an enduring failure of the Paris Agreement, which said nothing about fossil fuels. But a draft [...]

Will The People With Guns Allow Our Planet To Breathe?

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

It is perhaps fitting that United States President Joe Biden arrived in Glasgow for the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) on the climate catastrophe with eighty-five cars in tow months [...]

Residents Speak Out Against Prince George Petrochemical Project

By The Energy Mix. -

Opposition to a proposed petrochemical complex near Prince George, British Columbia, continues to build, with locals fearing environmental harms and environmental experts asking how such a [...]

Water Protectors Shut Down Line 3 Worksite

By Resist Line 3, Popular Resistance. -

Floodwood, MN - On Saturday July 10th, water protectors stopped construction for a full day on an Enbridge worksite laying pipe for the Line 3 pipeline. Two water protectors locked to each other [...]

Exxon’s Senate Puppets

By George Ochenski, Counterpunch. -

Montana is a very long ways from the Senate chambers in Washington, D.C. Yet, like every other state, we send two senators to represent us in what used to be called “the greatest deliberative [...]

Diane Wilson In Hunger Strike To Protect Matagorda Bay

By Stephanie Thomas, Public Citizen. -

Legendary environmenal activist Diane Wilson has been called “an unreasonable woman.” As a shrimper, Diane learned firsthand about tremendous pollution damaging the waters near her hometown of [...]