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Anadarko Face Largest-ever Clean-up Bill in the US, Plan to Resume Oil Exploration in...

Blog entry by Maya McNicoll | November 11, 2014

Anadarko Petroleum face a clean-up bill of US$5.15 Billion, the largest-ever environmental cleanup bill in the United States. The money will fund a variety of clean up projects across 2,000 U.S. sites, including US$1Billion...

To carry on the David and Goliath battle we must stand together

Blog entry by Anna Abad | November 10, 2014

On November 8, 2013 the world stood still and witnessed the largest tropical cyclone ever recorded in history make landfall in Tacloban, Philippines. The scale and magnitude of the damage it left behind was unprecedented and shocking,...

Learning the tragic lesson of Fukushima: No nuclear restart at Sendai

Blog entry by Jan Vande Putte | November 3, 2014

In March 2011, Japan suffered the worst nuclear catastrophe in a generation, with triple reactor core meltdowns and exploded containment buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. The catastrophe was a stern warning...

This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy

Blog entry by Kaisa Kosonen | October 31, 2014

As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest  and most comprehensive report  on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is:  What is new?  What has changed since the release of the UN climate panel's last...

Owners of the wind

Blog entry by Kat Skeie and Tarjei Haaland | October 30, 2014

Thirty-odd years ago in the Kingdom of Denmark lived some brave people who disliked nuclear power and loved renewable energy. Determined to keep their country clean and safe, they began building their own wind turbines. Today, thanks...

Understanding climate science in 10 easy steps

Blog entry by Kat Skeie | October 30, 2014

The latest United Nations  report on climate change  is about to be finalised, written by thousands of scientists. The report is VERY important, but also a bit dull. What we really want to know is: How bad is climate change? And...

How 30 Climate Warriors took on the world’s biggest coal port

Blog entry by Rosie Dickison | October 28, 2014

It’s no secret that I am an emotional person, and that nothing inspires me more than people standing up for what they believe in. Last week, as the Pacific Climate Warriors led a flotilla in the world’s largest coal port – even the...

7 solar wonders of the world

Blog entry by Paula Tejón Carbajal and Helena Meresman | October 28, 2014

Solar energy is clean, reliable, abundant and an affordable alternative to fossil fuels - but not only that, solar is also cool. Check out our selection of the most amazing solar plants from all around the globe. 1. The sunflower...

China's coal use actually falling now (for the first time this century)

Blog entry by Lauri Myllyvirta | October 24, 2014

Coal use in China is falling this year - according to official  data reported in the Chinese press . It is the first time this century that China has seen year on year quarterly falls in coal use. The Chinese  economy continues to...

Assaulted for protecting olive trees

Blog entry by Andrew Davies | October 23, 2014

Villagers and activists were assaulted, handcuffed and hospitalized today while protecting olive trees at the site of a proposed coal plant in Turkey. The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power...

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