Climate

208 Arrested Protesting Climate Chaos and Big Oil at Chevron Refinery

208 Arrested Protesting Climate Chaos and Big Oil at Chevron Refinery

350 Bay Area  Summer Heat Richmond Coalition Two thousand eight hundred high-spirited and sunflower-carrying demonstrators—numbers estimated by the Richmond Police Department (RPD)—converged in front of the main gate to Chevron’s refinery in Richmond Saturday to demand that the oil giant address ongoing health and safety concerns, stop processing extreme crude like tar sands, and cease […]

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    Renewable Energy Activists Unite Worldwide to End the Age of Dirty Coal

    Renewable Energy Activists Unite Worldwide to End the Age of Dirty Coal

    TckTckTck Activists from across the world came together this past Saturday to be part of a global movement calling for an end to the age of coal and standing together for a clean energy future. In Istanbul, youth activists attending Global Power Shift joined local groups to march the streets calling for an end to […]

    Worldwide Honey Bee Collapse: A Lesson in Ecology

    Worldwide Honey Bee Collapse: A Lesson in Ecology

    Greenpeace By Rex Weyler We know what is killing the bees. Worldwide Bee Colony Collapse is not as big a mystery as the chemical companies claim. The systemic nature of the problem makes it complex, but not impenetrable. Scientists know that bees are dying from a variety of factors—pesticides, drought, habitat destruction, nutrition deficit, air […]

    Customers Call Out United Airlines Over Climate Greenwashing

    Customers Call Out United Airlines Over Climate Greenwashing

    Kevin Grandia Some of United Airline’s most valuable and loyal customers are calling out the company yesterday over its prolonged fight to stop new regulations aimed at reducing global climate pollution emissions from the airline industry. And these aren’t your everyday frequent fliers we’re talking about, twenty are members of United’s Global Services flyer program—a privilege bestowed by invite […]

    A Simple $hift Could Save Our Planet

    A Simple $hift Could Save Our Planet

    Fossil Free San Francisco State University A global movement is uniting to challenge the fossil fuel industry in a fight for the planet and our future and students across the country are leading the way. $hift aims to mobilize people to join the divestment movement that is sweeping the nation, exposing divestment from the fossil […]

    Top 5 Reasons LNG Exports Are a Very Bad Idea

    Top 5 Reasons LNG Exports Are a Very Bad Idea

    Michael Brune Most Americans have probably heard about the “boom” in natural gas, with U.S. production up by one-third since 2005. Besides historically low natural gas prices, one consequence is that companies like Exxon Mobil are now pushing the federal government to approve permits for more than 20 liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminals. Big […]

    Hundreds Protest Against Genetically Engineered Trees

    Hundreds Protest Against Genetically Engineered Trees

    Global Justice Ecology Project Hundreds of demonstrators marched on an international forest biotechnology industry conference yesterday, demanding a ban on the release of genetically engineered (GE) trees into the environment. The protest, the largest yet against GE trees, occurred one day after two Asheville residents were arrested while disrupting a presentation, Engineering Trees for the […]

    The Necessity of Civil Disobedience: Bill Moyers Interviews Tim DeChristopher

    The Necessity of Civil Disobedience: Bill Moyers Interviews Tim DeChristopher

    During the closing weeks of the Bush White House, 27-year-old environmental activist Tim DeChristopher went to protest the auction of gas and oil drilling rights to more than 150,000 acres of publicly-owned Utah wilderness. But instead of waving a sign, DeChristopher disrupted the proceedings by starting to bid. Given an auction paddle designating him “Bidder […]