Foiling The Florida Frack Attack

Florida is going to be one of the most important states to watch in 2016. There are a slew of bills being considered in the State Assembly that, depending on if they pass or not, could have major implications for Florida’s future climate, water quality and public health. House Bill (HB) 191 and Senate Bill (SB) 318 would not only expand fracking […]

To Justice: My Week With The Delta 5

Click here to chip and support the Delta 5 and climate action!Last week in a small courtroom of a small county just north of Seattle, Washington, one of the most important court cases played out that may very well shape the future of civil disobedience in the climate movement. By now, many people know about the Delta 5: Abby Brockway, […]

Putting a Nail in Coal’s Coffin

The White House just announced a halt to new coal mine leases on federal lands while they conduct a comprehensive review of how coal impacts our economy and climate. Since coal is in decline and a major source of global warming pollution, there’s every reason to believe this is another big step by the Obama team towards abandoning the “all of […]

Talk and action in Obama’s last #SOTU

UPDATE: In a climate BFD: Obama put another nail in fossil fuel’s coffin by blocking all new coal leases on federal lands. Read all about this new decision and sign our thank you card to tell the Obama team that we’re counting on them to do MORE to keep fossil fuels in the ground.Last night, President Barack Obama delivered his last State of the […]

Bomb Trains Seeing Red In WA

No matter how you feel about the agreement reached at the COP21 Global Climate Summit, one thing was made clear in Paris and worldwide: The People Of Earth Are Ready For A Fossil Free Future.But Big Oil has been fighting back. And last month they won a victory when Congress voted to lift the crude oil export ban last month. The worst […]

Wishing Exxon, API and Big Oil A Crude Christmas

Dear ExxonMobil Corporation:Thanks to the amazing reporting of InsideClimate News, we know that you were not alone in one of the biggest cover-up scandals in human history. For almost 40 years, others in the ‪#‎BigOil‬ Syndicate were also aware that the burning and extraction of your products are a big contributor to climate change.Instead of sharing this knowledge with the […]

D12 climate red lines rally

D12 Red Lines at the Cop21 conference closing

The final agreement at #COP21 is out. It’s a victory simply because this is the first time the world has gotten together and said climate change is real, we all have to do something about it and that means reducing pollution. I’m also proud that a scrappy coalition of low lying island nations (who do not have a lot of power or […]

Paris Climate Deal is a COP(21) Out

 James Hansen’s Crystal BallJames Hansen offered a prescient warning about the outcome of COP21 when he wrote, “Watch what happens in Paris carefully to see if all the leaders do is sign off on the pap the UN bureaucrats are putting together, indulgences and promises to reduce future emissions, and then clap each other on the back and declare success.” […]

Un Fracking the COP talks

Yesterday was the day to Un-frack the #COP21 climate talks in Paris. Dozens of Environmental Action members chipped in to support a delegation from Beyond Extreme Energy — our pipeline fighting, export terminal busting, front-line community supporting buddies who you’ve met before on the sidewalks in front of FERC.Don Weightman of Philadelphia was one of a delegation of international fracktivists who […]

Women lead the way at #COP21 Climate talks

We’re celebrating Women today at the #COP21 climate conference, so Anthony sat down with one of the leaders of Via La Campesina. They’re an amzing, trans-national group of rural women from central and South America fighting the joined battles of colonialism, economic development and climate change.One of the things that makes their movement unique is that it’s all by and […]