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A Strategy to Stop the Funding Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline

Virtually every name in the financial pantheon has extended credit in some form to the Dakota pipeline project.

Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

We have to keep 80 percent of the fossil-fuel reserves that we know about underground.

Exxon’s Never-Ending Big Dig

Here’s the story so far. We have the chief legal representatives of the eighth and 16th largest economies on Earth (California and New York) probing the biggest fossil fuel company on Earth (ExxonMobil), while both Democratic presidential candidates are demanding that the federal Department of Justice join the investigation of what may prove to be one of the biggest corporate scandals in …

Night of the Living Dead, Climate Change-Style

Even as the global warming crisis makes it clear that coal, natural gas, and oil are yesterday’s energy, the momentum of two centuries of fossil fuel development means new projects keep emerging in a zombie-like fashion.

Beyond Keystone: Why Climate Movement Must Keep Heat On

It took a committed coalition and the increasingly harsh reality of climate change to push President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. But sustained public pressure will now be needed to force politicians to take the next critical actions on climate.

Imagine If Exxon Had Told the Truth on Climate Change

Like all proper scandals, the #Exxonknew revelations have begun to spin off new dramas and lines of inquiry.

Picturing the End of Fossil Fuels

"It’s all of us, the little guys, against the immense, concentrated wealth and power of the biggest companies on earth."

Bill McKibben: The Planet's Future Depends On Distributed Systems

"So my guess is that we’re going to see a rise of distributed energy—solar and wind being the best examples. But that is going to have interesting effects in all kinds of ways, one of which is a more democratic economy than the one we have now..."

Why We March

On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.

McKibben to Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal

If you’re a politician, science is a bitch; it resists spin.