Science & Environment

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More than 80 groups urge Pfizer to leave climate-denier ALEC

Over 100 corporations and groups have left ALEC since 2011, when Common Cause and other groups launched a campaign to call public attention to the group's activities.

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California poised to lead nation on climate policy

"The bottom line is: common-sense, sensible climate change policy is economic growth policy for the state of California."

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Historic environmental victory for L.A.’s Century City Center

After years of refuting thoroughly debunked arguments against it, the Century City Center has been approved.

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Fukushima-type reactor in Vermont gets the axe, concerns remain

A nuclear power plant near the town of Brattleboro is being shut down thanks to local environmental activism.

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Small island nation calls on nuclear powers to disarm

Sometime this year, the International Court of Justice is expected to hear a true David-and-Goliath challenge to the world's nuclear powers.

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The top ten environmental stories of 2014

Developments in 2014 make clear that the impacts of climate change are going to continue to grow, and the struggle to address this will intensify.

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Blue-Green Alliance calls for planet-wide move to clean energy

"We must act now to address global climate change and promote the creation and maintenance of good jobs in the clean energy economy."

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Solar victory in Shepherdstown, West Virginia

A coalition of alternative energy supporters cut the ribbon on a church solar project - the largest community solar project in West Virginia - for an installation cost of $1!

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Harvey "No Nukes" Wasserman warns about nuclear nightmares

"The thyroid cancer death rate for children in the Fukushima area is 40 times higher than normal; tuna caught near California have signs of cesium traceable to Fukushima."

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The people, Wall Street, and the planetary emergency

Solutions to the climate crisis inevitably collide with the capitalist system and its inherent need for endless expansion based on a ruthless drive for maximum profit.

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