Citizen Action Monitor

“Global warming a Chinese hoax,” tweeted America’s Denier-in-Chief

A survey of evidence reveals devastating climate change impacts worldwide, evidence that Trump wilfully ignores. No 1890 Posted by fw, February 10, 2017 “2016 was a dark year for anyone paying … Continue reading

February 10, 2017

How the fossil fuel industry became the bedrock of a capitalist system that is now an existential threat

Our very survival dictates that we must be part of the struggle to get rid of capitalism — There is no alternative. No 1864 Posted by fw, January 8, 2017 “The … Continue reading

January 8, 2017

Why UN climate negotiation process repeatedly fails to achieve meaningful progress on climate change

George Monbiot proposes a 3-step solution, a key part of which is negotiating a global budget for the extraction of fossil fuels from existing reserves No 1279 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

March 12, 2015

Will our energy future be fueled by fossils or by abundant, renewable wind and sunlight?

“The gap between our current way of life and one that can be sustained with future energy supplies is likely to be significant,” says Richard Heinberg No 1271 Posted by … Continue reading

March 3, 2015

RCMP report warns of risk to fossil fuel industry from “small but violent-prone faction” of environmental groups

“…the RCMP document treats climate change as a hoax perpetrated by environmentalists,” counters Greenpeace No 1264 Posted by fw, February 18, 2015 “‘There is a growing, highly organized and well-financed … Continue reading

February 18, 2015

Big oil and gas warned of future legal action if they’re found spreading climate change misinformation

Warning is first step in campaign to hold industry accountable for any attempts to undermine GHG mitigation efforts No 1065 Posted by fw, June 1, 2014 “Environmental groups are taking … Continue reading

June 1, 2014

Evolving environmental movement deepening, broadening, more militant — taking bold action to save the planet

Ordinary people are learning they have more power than they realize and are being inspired to use it No 1061 Posted by fw, May 27, 2014 “No longer dominated by … Continue reading

May 27, 2014

The aging fossil fuel system is in a death-spiral — A new post-carbon world is rising

The “rise of the new clean, decentralized energy system is happening faster than anyone anticipated” No 1046 Posted by fw, May 6, 2014 “The core driver behind this fossil fuel death-spiral is … Continue reading

May 6, 2014

Canada’s fossil fools in industry and governments take a wrecking ball to the environment

Each day brings news of the latest ecocidal outrage being committed against Earth and its inhabitants No 993 Posted by fw, March 1, 2014 “The anti-environment offensive by Canada’s fossil … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Harper, fossil fuel industry press to get full suite of products to markets by pipeline, rail, road, tankers

Who will stop Harper’s “up yours” all-out blitz to rob Canadians of an ecologically sane future? No 867 Posted by fw, October 02, 2013  “Following a visit by federal ministers … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Powerful global movement is quickly emerging, battling climate change on a thousand fronts

“We know what the future holds unless we resist. And so resist we will.” No 718 Posted by fw, April 14, 2013 “We’ve watched great cultural shifts and organizing successes … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Death of oil, coal and gas industries within 20 years? Former Greenpeace CEO thinks so

Paul Gilding envisages fastest and most dramatic economic transformation in history No 706 Posted by fw, March 29, 2013 “There are signs the climate movement could be on the verge … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

US-based information clearinghouse gives activists the counterpower to stop “King Coal”

CoalSwarm has become the “central nervous system” of the global anti-coal movement No 653 Posted by fw, January 16, 2013 “The purpose of CoalSwarm is to create a collaborative information … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben defends effectiveness of student-led divestment campaign targetted at fossil fuel industry

Michael Parenti commends the effort but questions the campaign’s overall strategy and tactics No 646 Posted by fw, January 7, 2013 “…not that we can bankrupt Exxon—we can’t—but that we … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

350.org kicks off 21-city campaign targeting Big Oil, Big Gas, Big Coal

Bill McKibben aims to connect dots between extreme weather, climate change, and fossil fuel industry No 606 Posted by fw, November 8, 2012 “Do the Math” tour, which began November … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment