Bill McKibben

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Members of the campaign to Divest New York state's pension funds from fossil fuel holdings held a picket outside Arnhold Hall at the New School in New York City on March 26, 2018. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Fossil fuels are not only bad for our planet and our frontline communities, they are a bad investment," said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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Members of the European Parliament rally against fracked gas in 2012. (Credit: flickr / cc / greensefa)
"There's nothing clean about gas—it's not a 'transition fuel' or a 'bridge fuel...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Then a Democratic presidential candidate, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden campaigned with former Secretary of State John Kerry on December 6, 2019 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The letter to the president-elect calls for not only rejoining the Paris...


You thought Keystone was bad? If approved, Keystone will emit about 24.3 million tons of greenhouse gases, or 1.2 billion over its 50-year life. If approved, two mega coalmines in Australia will emit triple that, or 3.7 billion tons. In honor of that appalling figure and an upcoming National Day of Divestment, action groups have released a great video announcing the coal industry's new Fuck You policy, a "philosophy where we are able straddle the dichotomy between what we know is true and how...