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Judge Orders Historic Hearing on Climate Science

Judge Orders Historic Hearing on Climate Science

If you turn on the news, you might think that climate science has been on trial for decades. But now a San Francisco judge will give it an official day in court. U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup, who is hearing a suit brought by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco against five big […]

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    Paris Considers Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry

    Paris Considers Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry

    By Rachel Hubbard Tuesday, the city of Paris has said it will explore the possibilities of suing the fossil fuel industry. In response to the city’s recent climate damage including massive recent floods, Paris is considering taking this action following in the footsteps of New York and other U.S. cities. Paris made the commitment to […]

    Will Shell Turn From Big Oil Into Big Energy?

    Will Shell Turn From Big Oil Into Big Energy?

    By Andy Rowell On the surface, the good times are back for Big Oil. Later this week, Shell is expected to unveil its biggest profits in a decade since the oil price crash. As the oil price recovers to over $65 a barrel last year, so do Shell’s fortunes, with reported earnings of nearly $16 […]

    Sanchi Oil Spill Has Already Caused ‘Serious Ecological Injury’

    Sanchi Oil Spill Has Already Caused ‘Serious Ecological Injury’

    By Andy Rowell The Sanchi oil spill in the East China Sea could potentially be one of the worst tanker spills in decades, experts are warning, even though the spill has now largely disappeared from news reports. Work by scientists from the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) and the University of Southampton, who have plotted where […]

    200+ Scientists Want Trump-Backer and Climate Denial Funder Rebekah Mercer Kicked Off Natural History Museum Board

    200+ Scientists Want Trump-Backer and Climate Denial Funder Rebekah Mercer Kicked Off Natural History Museum Board

    By Julia Conley More than 200 scientists have called on the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to cut ties with board member Rebekah Mercer, the billionaire backer of President Donald Trump who has also funded “climate denial” groups in order to protect the fossil fuel industry’s pollution-causing extraction of oil and gas. “We ask […]

    A Climate Resistance Game Plan for 2018

    A Climate Resistance Game Plan for 2018

    By Jamie Henn Let’s talk for a moment about how the climate movement is going to fight back in 2018. But first, a public service announcement. This Jan. 31, movement leaders like the one-and-only Bernie Sanders, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben, Rev. Lennox Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus, Jacqueline Patterson of the NAACP, and more, […]

    8 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

    8 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Hormone-Disrupting Chemicals

    By Caroline Cox What keeps you up at night? Sick kids, restless pets, the latest tragedy on the evening news, politics, wars, earthquakes, hurricanes, fires, money troubles, job stress, and family health and wellbeing? There is no shortage of concerns that make us all toss and turn. But what keeps the chemical industry up at […]