The occupation of numerous old growth trees in the Hambach Forest provides an inspiring example of grassroots resistance to the coal industry that we can apply to struggles in this country.
Watch Roger Annis' talk "Oil, tar sands, coal, natural gas: What's behind the expansion drive of Canada's and North America's fossil fuel industries?"
On January 16, elected members from all major political parties agreed that coal-fired power needs to be phased out in Alberta.
The United Nations is holding this year's climate conference in Warsaw, a city steeped in history. This year's meeting has a new feature: corporate sponsorship.
It's hard to see how approving the Fraser Surrey Docks' coal port proposal would serve anything other than the very short-term commercial interests of the U.S. coal industry.
Congress comes back into session next week, but environmentalists and climate change activists have given up on the legislature.