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Emboldened by mounting scientific evidence and shifting poll data, Gov. Andrew Cuomo veered sharply away from America’s conventional wisdom about the wonders of high-volume hydraulic fracturing of shale formations when he banned the practice in ...
Peru has said it will press criminal charges against the Greenpeace activists who, it says, damaged ancient earth markings in Peru’s coastal desert by leaving footprints in the ground during a publicity stunt meant to send a message to the UN ...
Environmental icon Marina Silva may struggle to advance her environment agenda if elected president.
Marina Silva rose from poverty deep in the Amazon jungle to become a prominent politician and the advocate who kick-started Brazil’s ...
One icy morning in February 2012, Hillary Clinton's plane
touched down in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, which was just digging out from a fierce blizzard. Wrapped in a thick coat, the secretary of state descended the stairs to the snow-covered ...
The spruce man with the trim mustache and the grim-faced bodyguard is dozing in his seat. A flight attendant leaves him a hot towel, and then another. The bodyguard, who wears the uniform of the Kiribati National Police--the shoulder patch ...
When it comes to oil and pipelines these days, leaks seem to be inevitable.Not so much actual oil leaks but leaks from government that are designed to bamboozle U.S opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline into believing that Canada is ...
Tom Steyer is a man at odds with himself. He made his fortune by founding a hedge fund with a keen interest in the energy sector, including leading oil, pipeline and mining companies. The firm also gobbled up stock in BP a year after its ...
The energy company EDF has dropped a £5m civil lawsuit against a group of 21 activists who occupied one of its gas-fired power plants for a week in October 2012, in a move described by supporters of the demonstrators as a "humiliating ...
The earth`s rising temperature is mankind`s greatest threat, an environmental expert said yesterday."Climate change is not some future problem but a very present crisis," said Bill McKibben, an author, educator and activist.The ...
The European Union will not bow to pressure to suspend a controversial scheme to charge airlines for their carbon emissions, but is willing to be flexible in finding a solution to a row that threatens to escalate into a full-blown trade ...
maker Airbus joined a chorus of concern that a European scheme to charge airlines for carbon emissions risks triggering a full-blown trade war, with implications for plane
deals and even Europe's crippling sovereign debt ...
Where Highway 99 meets the state capital here, a motorist has choices. He can pivot toward the San Francisco Bay, veer inland to the Nevada border, or ride the flatlands south toward Los Angeles.It's an important junction for any ...
Where Highway 99 meets the state capital here, a motorist has choices. He can pivot toward the San Francisco Bay, veer inland to the Nevada border, or ride the flatlands south toward Los Angeles.
It's an important junction for any ...
Hannah McClure, a student, and Josh Moos, a campaigner for Plane
Stupid, challenged the legality of the "violent" restraint methods used against them at the Camp for Climate
Action in Bishopsgate on April 1 2009.
Today the High Court ...
Manchester Airport climate
ers found guilty after judge says actions not justifiedA judge shot down claims by environmental activists that law-breaking could be justified by the need to fight climate
campaigners who are going on trial at Trafford Magistrates Court after breaching airside security at Manchester Airport last May Six climate
campaigners who are going on trial at Trafford Magistrates Court after breaching airside ...
ers who cut through the fence at Manchester airport and surrounded an aircraft in protest
at emissions actually led to an increase in pollution, a court has heard.
The activists from Plane
Stupid chained their ...
With the recent spate of police aggression, intimidation and infiltration of the environmental movement, the Ecologist asks if these tactics are turning people away from protest
ers are generally not seen as a ...
Twelve female protest
ers have handcuffed themselves to lorries which had been parked to deliberately block the main road leading to an oil refinery.Demonstrators drove the vehicles to the Coryton Oil Refinery in Essex in an attempt to ...
Hundreds of demonstrators have blockaded the road to an oil refinery and claim to have stopped 375,000 gallons of fuel from leaving the depot.
ers, who barricaded the road leading to the Coryton Oil Refinery near ...
A group of women have handcuffed themselves to lorries parked to deliberately block the main road leading to the Coryton refinery in Essex.
Demonstrators drove the vehicles to the refinery in an attempt to stop traffic getting to and ...
An anti-nuclear power protest
in front of the Emsland plant in Lingen, Germany, on Thursday. Chancellor Angela Merkel says she wants to extend the lifespans of Germany's nuclear plants by 10 to 15 years.German Chancellor Angela Merkel has ...
at the Royal Bank of Scotland by the group Climate
Camp involved activists using Super Glue to attach themselves to bank property.
Climate change protest
is becoming a sticky business in Britain.
Last Thursday, ...
activists who occupied the tarmac at Aberdeen airport in the name of tackling climate
change have each been fined between £300 and £700 after being convicted of breach of the peace.
The nine members of Plane
Stupid, some ...
Nine climate protest
ers who occupied Aberdeen airport did not create any "financial or life-threatening impact" to an emergency air ambulance flight, a court heard yesterday.
ers have been accused of delaying the ...