California Assemblyman Kills Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill

The California legislature was close to passing a bill that would require the state’s two massive pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but...

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By Basav Sen, climate policy director at the Institute for Policy Studies, and Tejal Mankad, digital and social media manager at Fossil Free Media. Since...

Drax Eyeing California as Site of New Biomass Carbon Capture Plant

British biomass giant Drax is lobbying the Californian government to play host to its first ever “carbon negative” power plant outside of the UK,...

Climate Denial Funder Set to Become Tory Peer

A Tory donor who has helped fund the UK’s leading climate science denial group is to be made a member of the House of...

The Pacific Northwest Has Defeated Dozens Fossil Fuel Projects — But the Industry Still...

New large-scale fossil fuel projects have become mostly unworkable in the Pacific Northwest, with dozens canceled over the past decade due to fierce opposition...

Rep. Grijalva Tours Cancer Alley Communities Plagued by Racial Discrimination and Environmental Injustice

Temperatures soared into the high nineties on Saturday, June 18, as Ranking Member of the House Natural Resources Committee Rep. Raúl Grijalva spoke about the moral imperative...

Climate Denial Group Criticised For Ties to Pro-Putin Millionaire

A climate science denial group campaigning against the UK’s green policies has close ties to a right-wing businessman who backed Vladimir Putin’s invasion of...

First Nations Are ‘The Magic Sauce’ for Getting Gas Projects Built, Says LNG Insider

Efforts by oil and gas companies to build massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities on B.C.’s west coast have faced prohibitively high costs, scathing...

Supermarkets Urged to End Russian Diesel Sales and Stop ‘Pumping for Putin’

British supermarkets are facing criticism for continuing to sell Russian diesel at their petrol stations almost four months after the invasion of Ukraine began.  Campaigners...

Business Secretary Rejects Climate Denier’s Bid to Revive Fracking

The UK government has rejected a petition by a climate science denier to overturn the country’s ban on fracking.  The news will come as a...

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