WATCH: Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project Threatens Thousands of Acres, Waterbodies and National Forests

The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline project could destroy over 4,500 acres of forests in Virginia, West Virginia and National Forests. 1,556 waterbodies will be threatened by spills and contamination if the pipeline is completed. Please watch and share… Read More

Green-baiting Lawmakers Accusing Environmentalists of Doubling as ‘Foreign Agents’

Some U.S. nonprofits are praising China’s anti-pollution efforts. AP Photo/Andy Wong James A. Holtkamp, University of Utah Two congressional committees led by prominent Republicans are looking into whether some U.S. environmental groups are acting on behalf of foreign… Read More

After Pruitt, Trump Has Another Loyal Industry Servant Primed for EPA Boss

By Sharon Lerner Originally published by The Intercept   WHAT FINALLY PUSHED Scott Pruitt over the edge? Was it the woman with the baby who let him have it in a fast food restaurant? Or his use of Environmental Protection Agency staff to… Read More

LISTEN: Pastor Paul on Battle Against Pipeline, Compressor Projects in Virginia

Union Hill Baptist Church’s Pastor Paul M. Wilson. The Pastor is organizing, along with Friends of Buckingham (County, VA), against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and a 55,000 horsepower compressor station planned by Dominion Energy in the Union Hill… Read More

Environmental Burdens of Fracking Placed on Communities of Color, Low Income

Unprecedented New Report Details Sweeping Environmental Injustice of Pennsylvania’s Ongoing Fossil Fuel Buildout   Washington, D.C. – A comprehensive new report released today from the advocacy group Food & Water Watch provides a detailed look at the startling environmental… Read More

LISTEN: Biofuels, Carbon Offsets Are False Solutions for ‘Green’ Air Travel

This week, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann’s regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show focused on an open letter sent from 89 organizations from 34 countries to end plans promoting biofuels and carbon offsets… Read More

Urgent Call For Help From Water Is Life Camp in Louisiana

Author and activist Cherri Foytin, who has been campaigning against the Bayou Bridge pipeline in Southern Louisiana, recently issued a public letter titled Urgent Call For Help From Water Is Life Camp. Foytin was an Earth Watch guest on the… Read More

UN Plan for Aviation Biofuels and Carbon Offsets Condemned Worldwide

By Biofuelwatch.org.uk   80 organisations from 35 countries have called on the UN’s International Civil Aviation Agency (ICAO) to ditch plans for aviation biofuels and carbon offsets, as the Agency’s governing body convenes in Montreal to finalize proposals… Read More

Thousands of Indigenous Peoples March into Brazil’s Capital

This story was reported by Nathália Clark of 350.org, an organization building a global grassroot climate movement, and it is published here as part of a partnership with Global Voices. 350.org participated in the National Indigenous Mobilization in Brazil as a supporter. The… Read More

How Weakened Fossil Fuel Regulation Hurts Small Towns

Commentary by Stephanie Malin Originally appeared in Yes Magazine   From the start, President Donald Trump’s administration has made dismantling regulations, especially for the oil, gas, and coal industries, a top priority. And though his claims of rolling back more regulations than… Read More