More than 2,100 people say they'll risk arrest opposing the Keystone XL pipeline project, designed to carry heavy crude oil from the tar sands of Alberta to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
A recent paper did some re-estimates of the Social Cost of Carbon, finding this measure of the externality from burning fossil fuels could be as high as $893 per tonne of CO2.
The flooding of the Yellowstone River and the oil spill in the riverbed are connected, and rooted in the burning of fossil fuels.
Actions that lead to mass deaths and displacements, either directly due to a weather event or indirectly from impacts on land and livelihoods, beg for some accountability.
Today I joined the newly formed Board of Directors of 350.org, coinciding with a range of exciting new changes at the organization.
I'm back from Australia, where my wife and I spent a month visiting family. By the time we left, the catastrophic floods of Queensland were occurring to a degree unprecedented in recorded history.
First of a series on the politics of oil and Canada's climate change goals.
I got off the research vessel WeatherBird II mid way through the cruise in Pensacola, Florida. Five days later, an e-mail arrived from chief scientist David Hollander, subject line: "Yuck!"
For the scientists aboard the research vessel WeatherBird II, the recasting of the BP Deepwater Horizon spill as a good-news story about a disaster averted has not been easy to watch.
Here we were, standing on traplines and hunting trails that remain in use by members of the Fort McKay First Nation, as the toxic waste covered many hectares with ooze. It was like a massive oil spill