Global Temperature Races Ahead of Climate Action

While scientists are alarmed at the rate of climate change a sense of urgency has not yet reached our decision makers at the local and state levels, and certainly not in Congress.

World Bank Shifts 28 Pct of Spending to Climate Change Projects

Recognizing the impact of climate change on developing countries, the World Bank will allocate $16 billion per year for renewable energy and efficiency.

Environmental Injustice in the Shale Fields?

Comment by Range Resources executive sparks call for environmental justice factor to be used in all well permitting.

Senate Makes Some Progress with Bipartisan Energy Bill, but Enviros Remain Opposed

Deals to ensure passage weaken a bipartisan omnibus energy bill that faces Obama’s veto.

Bruce Sundqust. Scientist, Outlngs Leader, Publisher, and Conservationist, 1936 – 2016.

Long-time Sierra Club outings leader and trail guide editor Bruce Sundquist dies at the age of 79.

Urge Senator Bob Casey to Help Expand Wilderness Protection on the Arctic Wildlife Refuge.

To protect the wildlife on millions of acres in the Arctic NWR please urge Sen. Bob Casey to co-sponsor S.2341.

Atlantic Offshore Drilling Halted, but Gulf and Arctic Leasing to Continue

Ban on drilling off Atlantic coast is a key environmental victory, but drilling still possible off other coastlines.

Coal Troubles Deepen – Divestment Looks Like Wiser Bet

Largest coal companies in financial trouble as nation moves away from coal-generated electric power.

FERC Rejects First LNG Terminal on West Coast

Plans to export natural gas to Asia suffer set back by FERC disapproval of Coos Bay LNG terminal.

EPA Strenghens Efforts to Reduce CH4 Emissions from Fracking Facilities

Good news for climate change and communities in the fracking zones – the EPA is to set rules to cut methane emissions from existing gas wells as well as from new facilities.

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