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Young people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant inheritors of potential catastrophes they want to avert.

Letter from Nobel laureates and other scientists goes to 330 institutions urging them to cut ties with the industry responsible for climate misinformation.
Hundreds of museums across the country––including some of the most prestigious––are being asked by...
03/24/2015 | Read More
Proposals demand action or disclosure on low-carbon strategies, political spending, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate-change risks.
U.S. oil and energy companies are facing a barrage of climate-related shareholder proposals this...
03/13/2015 | Read More
People's Climate March drew 1,000 diverse groups together, before voters sent a climate-denying majority to Congress.
Hundreds of thousands of people filled the streets of New York City in September demanding that...
12/23/2014 | Read More
The notion that most of the fossil fuel reserves on company balance sheets must stay in the ground—stranded—is no longer unthinkable.
This was the year Big Oil and its fossil-fuel brethren began to look a lot less invincible. An...
12/22/2014 | Read More
Seneca Lake area residents are alarmed over storing methane and LP gas in underground caverns, and are risking arrest in protests.
Nine people were arrested Thursday near Seneca Lake, N.Y., for blockading the entrances of an...
12/05/2014 | Read More
Can activists maintain the momentum they picked up in New York during the People's Climate March?
As the first delegates landed in Peru this week for the latest United Nations climate talks,...
12/04/2014 | Read More
'The question that has to be resolved is where does the regulatory power rest?'
"Don't mess with Texas," says the advertising slogan that has grown into a defiant unofficial state...
11/23/2014 | Read More
'I think in many ways the battle is about to get a lot worse,' says one environmental leader.
The fight against hydraulic fracturing in Illinois will go on even after a panel of lawmakers...
11/12/2014 | Read More
Trade group head says 'there are many responsible operators' in Wisconsin, the epicenter of the booming national frac sand industry.
Over 40 percent of frac sand producers in Wisconsin have broken state environmental rules in recent...
11/12/2014 | Read More
Athens approves fracking ban in landslide; ‘we won’t quit’ is the mantra in Youngstown.
The college town of Athens, Ohio voted by 78 percent to outlaw fracking and related activities on...
11/05/2014 | Read More

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