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'We're trying to build the social movement' in the United States against expansion of Canadian tar sands oil extraction, says organizer.
President Obama hasn't publicly drawn a connection between climate change and the Keystone XL...
01/31/2013 | Read More
Greenpeace and others are adding 'climate disaster relief' to their missions both for humanitarian purposes and to raise awareness of global warming.
Greenpeace usually makes its headlines for high-profile stunts—storming oil rigs, scaling coal...
12/17/2012 | Read More
Eleanor Fairchild, 78, is among more than 30 activists arrested since August for using nonviolent civil disobedience to protest the Keystone XL in Texas.
Eleanor Fairchild has been arrested twice: once outside the White House in August 2011 and again...
11/14/2012 | Read More
Persistence, solidarity and youthful optimism gave activists and landowners an edge in battle to keep Keystone XL pipeline out of Nebraska Sandhills.
WASHINGTON—Just six months ago, few could have imagined that an inanimate object as ugly as a 36-...
11/11/2011 | Read More
The $50 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies will pay for a significant part of Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined with the Sierra Club on Thursday in a $50 million, four-...
07/21/2011 | Read More
The EPA reporting initiative needed to inventory the nation's carbon footprint is angering advocates on both sides of the issue, for different reasons
WASHINGTON—No wonder the Environmental Protection Agency is feeling more battered and friendless...
03/16/2011 | Read More
For the first time in decades, the leaders of some major environmental groups are under 40
(This is the second of two parts. Click here for Part 1) Fortunately for them, the young leaders...
01/10/2011 | Read More
For the first time in decades, the leaders of some major environmental groups are under 40
The global headquarters of the international climate justice campaign 350.org is located on the...
01/09/2011 | Read More
60 U.S. campuses have coal-fired power plants. Lawsuits and activism are trying to phase them out
With more than 60 campuses nationwide getting energy from coal plants, student protests and...
11/11/2010 | Read More
Environmentalists say public support for clean energy remains strong, though "cap and tax" label fired up the opposition
WASHINGTON—Smack-down. Shellacking. Drubbing. Pasting. Thrashing. Thumping. Trouncing. Walloping....
11/05/2010 | Read More