#Fossil fuels

  • Article: Buying Local Produce Isn't Always Better for the Environment

    Buying Local Produce Isn't Always Better for the Environment

    Sept. 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    While buying local produce can reduce emissions from food transport, that's not always the case. Read more

  • Article: Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

    Federal Judge Overturns Trump’s Order to Allow Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic Oceans

    By Joe McCarthy|April 1, 2019

    “This court decision is a bright red stop sign.” Read more

  • Article: Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review

    Judge's Historic Ruling Says US Can't Drill on Public Lands Without Climate Change Review

    By Joe McCarthy|March 21, 2019

    “We need to make radically different decisions across the board.” Read more

  • Article: Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

    Spain Plans to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 14, 2018

    They're closing down coal plants to invest in wind farms. Read more

  • Article: Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across  Africa

    Wealthy Nations Are Pushing 'Dirty Energy' Projects Across Africa

    By Joe McCarthy|July 24, 2018

    Around 600 million people lack electricity throughout Africa. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels

    Costa Rica's New President Just Banned Fossil Fuels

    By Erica SanchezJana Sepehr  and  Joe McCarthy|May 10, 2018

    "We have the titanic and beautiful task of abolishing the use of fossil fuels.” Read more

  • Article: Portugal Produced 103% of Its Energy From Renewables in March

    Portugal Produced 103% of Its Energy From Renewables in March

    By Joe McCarthy|April 5, 2018

    But the country still depends on fossil fuels to avoid blackouts. Read more

  • Article: Edinburgh University Just Divested From All Fossil Fuels

    Edinburgh University Just Divested From All Fossil Fuels

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 7, 2018

    Students have now pressured 61 universities into ditching fossil fuel investment. Read more