Global Warming

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 […]

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 […]

Tune with us Tuesday January 12 at 9pm Eastern to watch President Obama’s last State Of The Union address with live commentary on climate change, clean water, fracking, wildlife and more!Live Blog Live! Obama’s last SOTU watch party  It seems like only recently that I watched President Obama’s first State of the Union (SOTU). But it has almost been eight years, […]
2015 in Review

Remember that time we stopped the pipeline, saved a species, shut down FERC or called out climate denial live on national TV? I do. But there’s no way I could fit all the amazing stuff you, me and everyone at Environmental Action did this year into one message. So check out our 2015 highlight reel – stuffed full of more […]
D12 climate red lines rally

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 […]

RSVP here to join us for lunch on Thursday in Paris (or tune in for a recording later). If you can, please also consider chipping in a few dollars to help pay for this luncheon. Live Blog Lunch with Bill McKibben & Climate Justice Youth    […]

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 […]

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 […]

Word from the #COP21 talks is that we’re on-pace for a final agreement by Friday, but what kind of agreement is still very much in doubt. The key items under dispute remain the same:Should the temperature ‘Goal’ — essentially the upper limit of global warming we, as a planet, are prepared to accept — be set at 2C or 1.5C? Many […]
the people v exxon

This weekend was a big turning point at the climate talks. For one thing, the international negotiating team met their deadline of creating a draft agreement to combat global warming. Granted, there are still A LOT of details to be worked out. Including critical questions about whether big economies the the U.S. will really commit to keeping fossil fuels in the ground […]