Corporations like Alton Coal will stop at nothing to dig up every lump of coal they can get their hands on, no matter what the cost to people or the planet. And as long as they are allowed to keep drilling, our planet will keep warming.
The wondrous Arctic wildlife is facing a threat that is invisible to the eye. Massive sound cannons shooting unimaginably loud sound waves at the seabed in the hopes of finding oil and gas, soon to be outdated forms of energy. A Greenpeace crew will watch
As scientific researchers continue to press for a reduction in oil sands development across North America, tribes such as the Uinta Ouray Ute Tribe could face hard decisions as oil sands development comes knocking.
886 Dutch citizens, including teachers, entrepreneurs, grandparents and students united to sue their government for its inaction on climate change. In a decision likely to reverberate across the world,
Flowers are one of nature's greatest gifts to the world, with different varieties displaying a huge range of colors, shapes and scents for us all to enjoy. But there are some extraordinary flowers that are much more rarely found than others...
US president Barack Obama defends the decision to allow the oil company Shell to drill in the Arctic Ocean. Speaking during his weekly televised address on Saturday, Obama says the US economy needs oil and gas until it can make the transition to renewable
Shell has one or two rivals for the title of PlanetâEUR(TM)s Most Irresponsible Company, but itâEUR(TM)s definitely the most ironic.
The grand irony, of course, is that, having watched the Arctic melt as global temperatures rose, Shell was first in line to drill
âEUR~Anyone who has ever seen an open cut coal mine will understand why they donâEUR(TM)t create a lot of jobs. Work that was once done by men with picks and shovels is now done by explosives and enormous machines.
As the demand for renewable energy grows, approaches that have previously gone out of fashion are coming back into vogue, and that includes Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) - the process powering a new power plant in Hawaii. OTEC takes advantage
8 million gallons of oil spilled onto the ground and into waterways from Louisiana to Alabama. Both of those incidents have since been surpassed by the 2010 BP spill in the Gulf, which affected some of the same areas as the Katrina spill.
Some argue that killing mammals in U.S. waters, such as this pilot whale entangled in a drift gillnet used to target swordfish off California, is better than importing seafood from even deadlier foreign fisheries. But this is faulty logic.