Environment News

Who Should Pay for the Costs of Climate Change?

December 22, 2014

West Coast Environmental Law Attorney Andrew Gage and EcoEquity Director Tom Athanasiou discuss how corporations and governments can be held accountable

Fracking Opponents Celebrate Key Victories in New Brunswick, Quebec and New York

December 18, 2014

Emma Lui of the Council of Canadians talks about the decisions against fracking in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Quebec, while Eric Weltman of Food & Water Watch talks about New York becoming the second US state to ban fracking

The Lima Accord: A Great Success or More Climate Catastrophe?

December 16, 2014

350.org’s Co-founder Jamie Henn says nations are not yet committing enough money to thwart climate change, and that next year’s Paris conference will be a referendum on the planet’s future

COP20 Protesters Draw Attention to Corporate Presence at Negotiations

December 9, 2014

The final agreement is unlikely to set a plan to phase out fossil fuels, says Chris Williams, professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University

BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

September 5, 2014
Gulf Restoration Network’s Steve Murchie says communities see the recent ruling against BP as a victory, but significant change will require more than fining corporations involved in the Deepwater Horizon spill

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

September 5, 2014
Gulf Restoration Network’s Steve Murchie says communities see the recent ruling against BP as a victory, but significant change will require more than fining corporations involved in the Deepwater Horizon spill

What’s in the Ground Must Stay in the Ground

September 2, 2014

Professor Chris Williams argues a massive re-structuring of economic activity is required to address the climate change crisis

Global Expansion of Fossil Fuel Transport, Drilling Underway as UN Climate Summit Approaches

September 2, 2014

Subhankar Banerjee: Don’t expect much from global leaders gathering in NYC for the 2014 Climate Summit – most of their countries work with the fossil fuel industry

Greenland Glaciers’ Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects

August 21, 2014

Climate video blogger Peter Sinclair discusses his recent trip from Greenland and the scientific data showing how melt loss from ice sheets has doubled in the last five years

Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 14, 2014
Mr. Williams says the global elites plan to protect themselves by adapting to the threat of continuing fossil fuel use, while everyone else will suffer the consequences of climate change disasters