Starting today, a global wave of peaceful direct actions lasting for 12 days will take place across six continents targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, under the banner of Break Free.
2015 was the hottest year ever recorded and the impacts of climate change are already hitting communities around the world. From […]
An oil drilling rig as it arrived in Port Angeles, Wash. in 2015 aboard a transport ship bound for exploratory drilling in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska’s northwest coast. (Daniella Beccaria / AP)
By Associated Press
a major reversal, the Obama administration said Tuesday it will bar oil drilling off the Atlantic Coast, a […]
By George Harvey
Peter Shumlin. Community College of Vermont photo. CC BY-SA 2.0 Generic
When Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin came up with a plan for the state to divest its pension funds from coal stock, he was immediately opposed by State Treasurer Beth Pearce. She took the view of the corporate officer […]
By George Harvey
We should start with a disclaimer. No one at Green Energy Times is a stock market analyst. Nevertheless, we can see a hand writing on the wall, and what it writes looks a lot like, “Divest – before it is too late.”
Oil industry analysts are in a bit […]
You did it!
They said that it couldn’t be done. They said our sights were too high. That Keystone XL was a “done deal” and would be approved just like any other oil pipeline.But you didn’t believe them. You knew that with hard work, and by standing together, we could beat Big Oil and […]
By Abigail Abrams @abbyabrams on November 06 2015 11:30 AM EST
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Rutgers University-Newark S.I. Newhouse Center for Law and Justice in New Jersey, Nov. 2, 2015. Andrew Burton/Getty Images
U.S. President Barack Obama announced Friday that he has rejected the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline, following the […]
The opening of an investigation of Exxon Mobil by the New York attorney general’s office into the company’s record on climate change may well spur legal inquiries into other oil companies, according to legal and climate experts, although successful prosecutions are far from assured.
Many oil companies have funded lobbying efforts and research on climate […]