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    Supreme Court Restricts EPA’s Ability to Fight Climate Crisis

    Supreme Court Restricts EPA’s Ability to Fight Climate Crisis

    The Supreme Court has restricted the ability of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fight the climate crisis.  In a 6 to 3 ruling on Thursday, the nation’s highest court ruled that the Clean Air Agency does not empower the EPA to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants without prior Congressional approval. Yet […]

    G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development

    G7 Countries to End Overseas Funding for Fossil Fuel Development

    The G7 countries representing the world’s biggest economies made important climate commitments at the conclusion of three days of talks in Berlin on Friday, May 27.  The nations’ climate, energy, and environment ministers agreed to largely decarbonize their electricity sectors by 2035, phase out the use of coal, end inefficient fossil fuel subsidies by 2025 […]

    Meet the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

    Meet the 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

    A teenage girl in California who shut down a toxic oil-drilling site; a Nigerian lawyer who got long-overdue justice for communities devastated by two Shell pipeline spills; two Indigenous Ecuadorians who protected their ancestral lands from gold mining. These are just some of the inspiring winners of this year’s so-called “Green Nobel Prize.” The Goldman […]

    Australian Election Reflects Broad Support for Climate Action

    Australian Election Reflects Broad Support for Climate Action

    Three years ago, Australia was supposed to have its “climate change election.” Polls had predicted a win for Labor, which had promised to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent by 2030, and nearly two-thirds of Australians agreed that the climate crisis was a major problem that required action. Despite this, the conservative Liberal-National coalition […]