Appeals court halts Dakota Access Pipeline shutdown order
On the day that had been initially set as a deadline for shutting down the Dakota Access Pipeline, a federal appeals court today issued an order that effectively allows oil to continue flowing for now.
Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pushes natural gas as climate solution at contentious town hall...
Senator Cassidy assures his consituents there will be oversight, but how can he when he is sorely out of touch?
NAACP reveals tactics fossil fuel industry uses to manipulate communities of color
The report describes at length the health and financial harms that coal, oil, and gas bring to the communities they cross, and how these harms are disproportionately impacting people of color.
Historic agreement on plastic pollution reached by 180+ countries without the US
"This is a crucial first step towards stopping the use of developing countries as a dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, especially those coming from rich nations."
As oil prices fall below $0 per barrel, climate advocates urge against fossil fuel...
“The oil price collapse creates a historic opening: a public buyout of the fossil fuel sector to enact a managed decline of extraction and ensure a just transition for workers and communities.”
How America’s ego could save the planet
We need some of America’s ego now, just like 60 years ago, when the Soviet accomplishments in space drove us toward a singular world-changing goal.
America’s two largest water reservoirs at record lows
“Even just a year or two ago, most people would have thought these projections are pretty far away from ever happening.”
Senate tax bill could be ‘devastating’ to wind and solar power
Tax credits have fueled the renewable energy industry's boom, but the Senate tax bill "undermine[s] our capacity to use renewable energy tax credits, which have value only if they can be monetized."
‘Guacamole-Thick’ Algae Takes Over Florida’s Atlantic Coast, 4 Counties Declare State of Emergency
For algal blooms in Martin County, Lake Erie and other parts of the country, the primary source of pollution is conventional agriculture.
Border Carbon Tax Could Cut Emissions
Major trading countries are urged to make a big contribution to the battle against climate change by introducing a carbon tax on imports.