Fossil fuels

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square

Did the Catholic Church Endorse Fossil-Fuel Divestment? Did the Catholic Church Endorse Fossil-Fuel Divestment?

The pope’s powerful encyclical on poverty and climate change is likely to transform the investment policies of religious institutions across America.

Jul 7, 2015 / Bob Massie

Protesters oppose Artic oil drilling in Seattle

Tell the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Refuse Donations From Fossil-Fuel Companies Tell the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Refuse Donations From Fossil-Fuel Companies

Join the campaign with The Nation and 350 Action.

Jul 6, 2015 / no-paywall / NationAction

Truck in Chile after flood

Climate Change Is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together Climate Change Is a Crisis We Can Only Solve Together

The very idea that we—as atomized individuals—could play a significant part in stabilizing the planet’s climate is objectively nuts.

Jun 17, 2015 / Feature / Naomi Klein

Ecuador’s Battle for Environmental Justice Against Chevron

Ecuador’s Battle for Environmental Justice Against Chevron Ecuador’s Battle for Environmental Justice Against Chevron

For more than two decades, impoverished indigenous people have been seeking restitution from the oil giant for polluting their region.

Jun 2, 2015 / Feature / James North

2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution

2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution 2015 Could Be the Start of a Green Energy Revolution

There are four big reasons fossil fuel could go the way of the dinosaur sooner than we think.

Apr 16, 2015 / Michael T. Klare

Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, BP’s Most Vulnerable Victims Are Still Struggling

Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, BP’s Most Vulnerable Victims Are Still Struggling Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, BP’s Most Vulnerable Victims Are Still Struggling

BP agreed to a $7.8 billion settlement, but still hasn’t paid out most Gulf Coast businesses.

Apr 15, 2015 / Feature / Katy Reckdahl

The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Fight Climate Change Is Try

The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Fight Climate Change Is Try The Most Important Thing We Can Do to Fight Climate Change Is Try

The future will follow an unpredictable route, but we must still follow a compass called hope.

Mar 23, 2015 / Feature / Rebecca Solnit

The Gospel According to Wendell Berry

The Gospel According to Wendell Berry The Gospel According to Wendell Berry

To destroy a forest is an act of greater seriousness than we have yet grasped. But to destroy the earth itself is to destroy the possibility of recovery.

Mar 23, 2015 / Encounter / Wendell Berry and Wen Stephenson

The Real Reason Behind the Oil Price Collapse

The Real Reason Behind the Oil Price Collapse The Real Reason Behind the Oil Price Collapse

It’s not overproduction in shale fields, and it’s not global economic stagnation. It’s something far more threatening to Big Oil’s business model.

Mar 12, 2015 / Michael T. Klare

Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World

Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World Royal Dutch Shell Wants to Look for Oil in the Most Dangerous Drilling Environment in the World

An ice-choked ocean, tens of thousands of whales, no proven technology in case of emergency and a mission for oil: what could possibly go wrong?

Mar 3, 2015 / Subhankar Banerjee

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