But fracked gas releases greater greenhouse gas emissions than coal, studies suggest.
Chanting, "Human need, not corporate greed! Robin Hood Tax now!" protesters dressed as polar bears, farmers, and bankers engaged with officials entering the meeting to urge them to support a Robin Hood Tax.
Three women activists explain how women, spirituality, and culture play a central role in land movements and the ways international trade agreements target local farmer communities.
IPS’s Sustainable Energy & Economy Network and the Embassy of Venezuela co-sponsor a timely discussion on steps Venezuela is taking to abolish fossil fuel dependency.
For several days now, protesters have assembled outside the White House to express their opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline. The proposed pipeline will carry toxic, corrosive bitumen from the tar sands and will stretch over 1,700 miles from Canada to Texas. There, it will be refined, primarily for export.
Join the Institute's Sustainable Energy & Economy Network to hear perspectives on fair and effective global climate finance.
Not for the first time, the Defense Department announced a green initiative.
China can make a virtue out of necessity by transforming the epicenter of the earthquake into a model Green city.
The World Bank irresponsibly and recklessly continues to perpetuate the world’s dependence on climate-altering fossil fuels while profiting from carbon trading, a dubious remedy to climate change.
An honest look at Iraq and the U.S. occupation from an unembedded journalist.