July 1, 2016

Court Overturns Ottawa's Approval of Northern Gateway Pipeline

A Federal Court of Appeals this week reversed a two-year-old decision by Canada's federal cabinet to issue a permit for Enbridge Inc.'s Northern Gateway pipeline, The Globe and Mail reports. According to the three-justice panel, Canadian officials had not sufficiently consulted First Nations about the oil sands project before approving it.

June 30, 2016

June 29, 2016

UK Ministers to Approve World-Leading Carbon Emissions Target

UK ministers are reportedly planning to approve an ambitious carbon emissions reduction target, according to the Guardian. This announcement comes less than a week after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union, a move that many experts say would impede UK's climate action efforts.

California Firefighters Contain Most of State's Biggest Wildfire

California firefighters have mostly contained the biggest and deadliest fire in a series of blazes tied to a recent heatwave, Reuters reports.

June 28, 2016

U.S., Mexico, Canada Pledge 50 Percent Clean Power by 2025

The United States, Mexico and Canada will soon jointly pledge to help North America meet an ambitious goal of generating at least 50 percent of its energy from a mix of carbon-free electricity sources by 2025, Bloomberg reports. The countries are expected to commit to increasing their reliance on wind, solar, nuclear and hydro power at a summit this week in Ottawa.

June 27, 2016

Scientists Send Coral Reef Plea to Australia

Scientists sent a letter on Saturday urging Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to take additional steps to protect the Great Barrier Reef and curb the nation's reliance on fossil fuels, the Associated Press reports.

June 24, 2016

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