New Mexican Economists Warn: Change Course Now

By Jerry Redfern, Capital and Main. -

Later this month, New Mexico lawmakers will have another chance to fix an economic problem that has plagued the state for decades. “For at least 40 years people in the state government and the [...]

Trans Mountain Pipeline Protester Creates New Treetop Camp After Destruction

By Charlie Smith, The Georgia Straight. -

The fight over a $12.6-billion federal government pipeline project continues. This weekend, environmental activist Timothee Govare has moved into a tent 20 metres up in the air. It's among [...]

Gas Company Sues To Destroy Small Town’s Rights Of Nature Law

By Jessica Corbett, Commondreams. -

In a clear signal of how the fossil fuel industry feels about efforts to enact Rights of Nature protections that safeguard communities and the environment from the impacts of coal, gas, and oil [...]

Indigenous-led Resistance To Enbridge’s Line 3 Pipeline Threatens Big Oil

By Nick Engelfried, Waging Nonviolence. -

When Dawn Goodwin went down to the bank of the upper Mississippi River on Dec. 4, she just wanted to spend some time honoring the traditions of her people. Goodwin was part of a small group of [...]

Every Major Bank Has Now Ruled Out Funding Arctic Drilling

By Dharna Noor, Gizmodo. -

We got another one. On Monday evening, Bank of America said that it will no longer finance fossil fuel exploration in the Arctic, joining Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Chase, Wells Fargo, and [...]

Activists Resist Frantic Pipeline Development

By Leanna First-Arai, Truthout. -

The final weeks of the Trump administration have been frenzied for oil and gas pipeline companies. On November 24, Enbridge — the largest pipeline developer in North America — filed a lawsuit to [...]

Fuel Shortages In Venezuela

By Tatuy TV and Venezuelanalysis. -

Fuel shortages have become of the main issues in Venezuela. The mainstream media, always on board the regime change bandwagon, is keen to report that "the country with the world's largest oil [...]

Water Protector Locks To Enbridge Pipe Yard Gate On Black Friday

By Giniw Collective, Popular Resistance. -

Backus, MN - This morning, one water protector locked their neck to the gate of one of Enbridge’s massive pipe yards south of Backus, Minnesota, as other rallied and shoppers consumed on Black [...]

Affordable Housing Developers Set their Sights On Former Toxic Oil Fields

By Marissa Pianko, DeSmog Blog. -

California - On a busy corner in Vista Hermosa, a neighborhood just west of downtown Los Angeles, early signs of construction have begun on a 7-story, 64-unit apartment building called Firmin [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Project Remains Stalled In Legal Limbo

By Mike Tony, Charleston Gazette-Mail. -

It was a shock to the system. That’s how EQT President and CEO Toby Rice described the impact of the July cancellation of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Rice made the allusion during EQT’s [...]

Victory: East Pittsburgh Community Stops Fracking Well

By Food and Water Watch. -

The East Pittsburgh Zoning and Hearing Board announced this evening that it was rejecting a permit appeal from Merrion Oil & Gas, the company seeking to drill a fracking well at the US Steel [...]

Members Of Secwépemc Unity Camp Shut Down Trans Mountain Pipeline

By Michael Potestio, Kamloops This Week. -

Canada - Several people were arrested on Thursday (Oct. 15) at the Trans Mountain construction site on Mission Flats in Kamloops. Members of the We, the Secwépemc Unity Camp to Stop the Trans [...]

Way Down In The Hole: Pipeline Lockdown

By Kevin Duggan, Brooklyn Paper. -

Police arrested four protesters who locked themselves to a controversial National Grid fracked gas pipeline construction site in Williamsburg on Thursday morning. Two environmental advocates [...]

Climate Litigation Spreads Across The United States

By Kathy Mulvey, Union of Concerned Scientists. -

With hurricanes in the Gulf South and wildfires in the West, the intensifying impacts of climate change have been inescapable as summer turns to fall. Summer 2020 also brought a wave of new [...]

‘Bomb Trains’ Coming Soon Through Your Town

By Sarah Okeson, DC Report. -

An energy company tied to a hedge fund that loaned millions to the Trump Organization and the Kushner Companies will benefit after Team Trump approved railroads running “bomb trains” through our [...]