Belarus Chastised for Persecuting Environmental Defenders

Belarus is to have its rights and privileges under a major international treaty suspended for persecuting environmental defenders and shutting down green NGOs. A high-level...

Human Rights and Environmental Organisations Demand The World Bank’s International Finance Corporation Reconsider Supporting...

International and local human rights and environmental organisations speaking for thousands of people in East Africa have submitted a complaint to the World Bank...

French Oil Company Total ‘Knew About Global Warming Impact in 1971’, Study Finds

French oil giant Total knew that its fossil fuel extraction could contribute to global warming as early as 1971 but stayed silent about it...

Coal Mining Giant to Sponsor ‘Green Energy’ Gallery at UK Science Museum

A coal mining conglomerate is to fund a new Science Museum gallery on the “energy revolution” in the latest sponsorship controversy to hit the...

Over 650 People Arrested in D.C. During Week of Indigenous-led Climate Action Calling on...

As environmental advocates from across the United States converged in Washington, D.C. last week to take part in the five day “People vs. Fossil Fuels” action, President...

Banks Due At UK’s ‘Green’ Investment Summit ‘Financed £700 Billion in Fossil Fuels Since...

Bank bosses due to attend a green investment summit tomorrow head institutions which have provided over £700 billion of financing for the fossil fuel...

Tory Climate Policies are ‘Socialist’ Says New Head of Policy at Influential Westminster Think...

An influential think tank with close ties to MPs has hired a head of policy who called the government’s climate policies “socialist” and likened...

Raising Pressure on Biden, Dozens of Indigenous Activists Occupy Bureau of Indian Affairs and...

This week, environmental advocates addressed intensifying fossil fuel pollution, climate injustices, and the Biden administration’s failure to take the lead on climate change solutions during...

Environmental and Labor Groups Urge Canada to Support Just Transition

Canada has not provided a transition pathway for its fossil fuel workers to move into other industries, and as global demand for oil and...

Drax’s ‘Carbon Negative’ Bioenergy Claims ‘Wildly Exaggerated’, Study Argues

The current supply chain of biomass giant Drax “makes the impacts of climate change worse”, a new study has claimed. Analysis by US environmental advocacy...

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