#Fossil Fuels

  • Article: Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    Air Pollution Shortens Human Lifespan By an Average of 3 Years: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|March 4, 2020

    Reducing fossil fuel emissions could reverse this effect. Read more

  • Article: The Guardian Will No Longer Run Ads From Fossil Fuel Companies

    The Guardian Will No Longer Run Ads From Fossil Fuel Companies

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 30, 2020

    Fossil fuel companies have invested heavily in advertising to downplay their role in climate change. Read more

  • Article: Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?
    AdvocacyEnvironment

    Britain's Government Has Pledged Not to Spend Aid on Coal. But Is the Pledge All It Seems?

    By Helen Lock|Jan. 29, 2020

    Boris Johnson announced UK aid will support low-carbon alternatives instead. Read more

  • Article: Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    Loopholes in England's Fracking Ban Cause Concern for Environmental Activists

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 12, 2019

    The government has insisted fracking is "off the table." Read more

  • Article: Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    Renewable Energy Just Overtook Fossil Fuels in the UK for the First Time

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 16, 2019

    Renewable energy just provided 40% of all of Britain’s electricity needs. Read more

  • Article: Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet

    Fracking Paused Once Again in Lancashire After Drilling Provoked the Biggest Earthquake Yet

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 22, 2019

    Seismic activity was recorded with a magnitude of 1.55. Read more

  • Article: Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya

    Africa's Largest Wind Power Project Just Opened in Northern Kenya

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 22, 2019

    This will help reduce electricity costs and dependence on fossil fuels. Read more

  • Article: Britain's National Trust Is Selling All Its Fossil Fuel Assets by 2022

    Britain's National Trust Is Selling All Its Fossil Fuel Assets by 2022

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 5, 2019

    The conservation charity is divesting from harmful fossil fuels. Read more