Over 40 percent of natural gas comes from shale gas, which is such a driver for climate change because of methane -- 120 times more powerful than carbon.
The Indigenous Environmental Network focuses on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, calling for moratoriums on new fossil fuel development, and fighting against "false solutions," like fracking and nuclear energy.
In this episode of Peoples World Podcasts, PW co-editor, Teresa Albano, interviews Sean Sweeney, coordinator for Trade Unions for Energy Democracy. Sweeney, who is in Paris.
Leaders from all over the world gathered today in the suburb of Le Bourget for the opening of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).
For the first time, leaders from the advanced capitalist countries and those of the emerging economies seem to be on the same page when it comes to the urgency of slowing climate change.
The event promotes mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and shopping is within walking distance.
In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.
The manifesto urged nations to find peaceful ways to settle differences and to renounce the use of nuclear weapons, which only promised "universal death."
On June 30, 1985, 30 years ago today, Haruo Remeliik, the president of anti-nuclear Palau, had his brains blown out.
Robert Redford said moderate climate is going extinct.