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11 06 2024 | 20:11

Republican governors gather to attack Biden’s climate agenda

Republican governors gathered in the fossil-fuel rich state of Louisiana on Monday to rail against the Biden administration’s climate agenda and lay out plans to “unleash American energy”, alarming…

08 06 2024 | 06:28

A new project promised low-income families ‘zero net energy homes’ – but they still rely on gas

US gas utilities are partnering with one of the nation’s most trusted non-profits as part of a “cynical PR stunt” to combat efforts to curb fossil fuel usage, a Guardian investigation has found.…

01 06 2024 | 05:01

Top oil firms’ climate pledges failing on almost every metric, report finds

Major oil companies have in recent years made splashy climate pledges to cut their greenhouse gas emissions and take on the climate crisis, but a new report suggests those plans do not stand up to…

27 05 2024 | 11:00

Young Alaskans sue state over fossil fuel project they claim violates their rights

Eight young people are suing the government of Alaska – the nation’s fastest-warming state – claiming a major new fossil fuel project violates their state constitutional rights.

10 05 2024 | 07:52

Big oil privately acknowledged efforts to downplay climate crisis, joint committee investigation finds

Big oil has privately acknowledged its efforts to downplay the dangers of burning fossil fuels, US Democrats have found. Major fossil-fuel firms have also pledged support for international climate…

10 05 2024 | 07:48

Big oil spent decades sowing doubt about fossil fuel dangers, experts testify

The fossil fuel industry spent decades sowing doubt about the dangers of burning oil and gas, experts and Democratic lawmakers testified on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. The Senate budget committee…

02 05 2024 | 08:09

How divestment became a ‘clarion call’ in anti-fossil fuel and pro-ceasefire protests

Cameron Jones first learned about fossil fuel divestment as a 15-year-old climate organizer. When he enrolled at Columbia University in 2022, he joined the campus’s chapter of the youth-led climate…

15 04 2024 | 14:57

Protesters slam gas group’s use of customers’ money to thwart climate efforts

A group of advocates and Democratic senators gathered in Washington DC on Tuesday to decry utilities’ practice of spending customers’ money to advance a pro-fossil fuel agenda. “Americans are…

16 08 2023 | 13:56

‘Project 2025’: plan to dismantle US climate policy for next Republican president

An alliance of rightwing groups has crafted an extensive presidential proposal to bolster the planet-heating oil and gas industry and hamstring the energy transition, it has emerged.

16 08 2023 | 13:39

Biden announces new measures to protect Americans from extreme heat

Joe Biden announced new steps on Thursday to help Americans face the “existential threat of climate change” and extreme heat. “We want the American people to know help is here, and we’re gonna make…

19 07 2023 | 13:47

Traumatic loss’: Indigenous traditions hit by fruit scarcity, climate trial hears

Every year, Shane Doyle looks forward to picking chokecherries. The tiny fruits with shiny, dark skin and astringent flesh are abundant near his family’s Bozeman, Montana, home. His daughters Ruby,…

19 07 2023 | 13:13

Groundbreaking youth-led climate trial comes to an end in Montana

A groundbreaking climate trial came to an early close on Tuesday as lawyers on each side presented a very different picture of who can be held responsible for the climate crisis.

05 07 2023 | 09:45

Senate examines role of ‘dark money’ in delaying climate action

The Senate budget committee held a hearing on Wednesday morning to scrutinize the role of oil- and gas-linked “dark money” in delaying climate action – and tearing through local and federal budgets…

19 06 2023 | 08:57

Canada’s wildfires are part of our new climate reality, experts and officials say

Canada’s ongoing wildfire season is a harbinger of our climate future, experts and officials say. The fires are a “really clear sign of climate change”, said Mohammadreza Alizadeh, a researcher at…

17 06 2023 | 14:15

My life and my home’: young people start to testify at historic US climate trial

The US’s first-ever trial in a constitutional climate lawsuit kicked off on Monday morning in a packed courtroom in Helena, Montana.

17 06 2023 | 11:55

‘I’m a prisoner in my own home,’ asthma sufferer, 15, tells landmark US climate trial

  Mica, aged 15, learned about climate change at the young age of four, when his parents showed him the documentary Chasing Ice. “I understood it more than my parents thought I would,” he testified…

28 07 2022 | 20:14

Second-largest U.S. teachers union calls for fossil fuel divestment

The nation’s second largest teachers union wants to throw the weight of its pension funds behind a transition to clean power. At the American Federation of Teachers’ 87th biennial national…

24 09 2021 | 14:30

Summer Wildfires Emitted More Carbon Dioxide Than India Does in a Year

Wildfires around the world set records for carbon dioxide emissions in July and August, topping India's annual emissions. The world set a scary new record last month: Wildfires 

11 02 2020 | 05:32

The Trump Administration Is Withholding Almost $1.5 Billion In Renewable Energy Funding.

The Trump administration’s Department of Energy (DOE) is holding onto n