Posts Tagged: fossil fuels
So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
Where other climate change documentaries may counsel despair, Naomi Klein's "This Changes Everything" offers hope.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
In her stunning new book, Naomi Klein has the simplest solution for climate change yet: Ditch fossil fuels. Period.