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The Supreme Court’s Obscure Procedural Ruling in Baltimore’s Climate Case, Explained
Everything you need to know about the Supreme Court's minor procedural ruling in the Baltimore climate case, and its potentially major implications.
May 26, 2021
Climate Accountability Is a Solution—Why Isn’t It Treated Like One?
May 6, 2021
The Radioactive Underbelly of the Oilfield
April 29, 2021
Gulf Coast Oil Workers Are Building America’s Offshore Wind Industry
April 20, 2021
Big Oil, Big Profits, Big Brother
The multi-billion-dollar digital services Microsoft provides to the oil and gas industry could help delay the energy transition — and threaten worker privacy.
January 25, 2021
Michigan Pipeline Fight Intensifies as Permit Deadline Nears
Enbridge is defying Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's move to shut down the Line 5 underwater pipeline, which environmentalists and tribes fear could cause an environmental disaster.
January 14, 2021
White House Removes Scientists After Rogue Climate Denial Publications
Papers promoting debunked views on climate science were published under the Office of Science and Technology Policy seal without approval. They've now been removed, along with their authors.
January 12, 2021
As Border Wall Advances Across Sacred Lands, Native Activists Meet It With Prayer and Protest
Citing their rights to religious freedom, Kumeyaay and Tohono O'odham activists are using ceremony to try and slow border wall construction on their historic lands.
December 28, 2020
Autodesk Is Screening Out Its Biggest Climate Critic
French artist Joanie Lemercier has publicly challenged Autodesk to stop selling its design software to fossil fuel companies.
December 23, 2020
The “Cycle of Oil as the Key Engine of the World Economy Is Finished,” Says U.N. Secretary General
December 2, 2020
Humanity’s survival will be “impossible” without the United States rejoining the Paris Agreement and achieving “net zero” carbon emissions by 2050, as the incoming Biden administration has pledged, says Antonio Guterres in an exclusive interview.
Exxon Spends Millions on Facebook To Keep the Fossil Fuel Industry Alive
November 18, 2020
Aided by a right-wing political consulting firm, the company is rallying supporters to fight for oil and gas interests at every level of government. This story originally appeared in
In These Times.
Alaska’s Climate Candidate for Senate Won’t Concede Until Every Vote Is Counted
November 12, 2020
Independent Al Gross, a fisherman and orthopedic surgeon, still hopes to upset incumbent Republican Sen. Dan Sullivan.
Trial of Attorney Who Fought Chevron’s Pollution in Ecuador Begins Monday
Amy Westervelt and Karen Savage
November 6, 2020
Steven Donziger may stand trial on criminal contempt charges without his own lawyer to represent him, after the judge denied his requests to postpone the case.
A South Bronx Climate Candidate Is Making Her Third Bid for State Assembly
November 2, 2020
In one of New York’s most polluted districts, a 29-year-old with bold visions for environmental justice hopes to unseat a 26-year incumbent.
Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court
October 30, 2020
The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.