The listless conference in Rio came spontaneously alive for a few hours Thursday, when a youth-led demonstration turned into a mass walkout.
It’s been a tough few weeks for the forces of climate-change denial. But let's not forget how effective they've been over the years.
In 2009, world leaders promised to gradually phase out fossil fuel subsidies. It's time to give them a push in the right direction as the Rio Earth Summit approaches.
This weekend's global day of action will highlight that underneath the immediate distractions of flood and drought, climate change is the biggest thing going on every single day.
Saturday is Climate Impacts Day, a worldwide “day of witness” connecting extreme weather to climate change. One of the thousands of actions will be aimed at educating one powerful man.
Let's call subsidies what they are: freebies for the richest companies in history. Here are five rules of the road that should be applied to the fossil-fuel industry when it comes to subsidies.
Extremes like Chicago's freak March heat wave will be the new normal for a warming planet. But don't expect to hear about that from our presidential candidates.
A comprehensive look at the Keystone XL pipeline's economic impact finds we can expect 91 significant spills from the proposed project.
Big Oil will do anything to avoid coming to terms with the fact that the business models which have made it so profitable directly threaten the Earth's survival, writes Bill McKibben.