Posts Tagged: fossil fuels
In her stunning new book, Naomi Klein has the simplest solution for climate change yet: Ditch fossil fuels. Period.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
A transatlantic trade deal would eliminate restrictions on U.S. exports of fracked gas to the EU.
Like Big Tobacco, Big Energy targets the developing world for future profits.
Mexico's oil privatization scheme will hurt the environment, scar the landscape, and leave Mexico at the mercy of transnational firms.
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Will the Green Climate Fund—the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world—invest in fossil fuels?
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.