Fossil Fuels

Rise Up

US Cities are Suing the Fossil Fuel Industry to Stop Irreparable Climate Change Damage

As the Trump administration continues to fawn over the fossil fuel industry rather that job-creating renewable energy, local proponents in New York and California are looking for ways to take up the fight in court.
Meg Charlton
Livable Planet

Washington DC's Sole Source of Drinking Water is Threatened by New Fracking Pipeline

A new pipeline would carry fracked gas from Pennsylvania to West Virginia under the Potomac River, a source of drinking water for around 6 million people, and much of the nation's capital.
Jessica Rohan
Livable Planet

Drinking Water and Native American Land Threatened by Proposed Pipeline Cutting Across Virginia and North Carolina

A 600-mile underground natural gas pipeline in the Southeast has communities divided and is prompting everyday residents to take action before the deal is done.
Kimberly Lawson
Livable Planet

At COP 23, America's Answer to Climate Change is Using More Fossil Fuels

Diplomats from nearly 200 countries are in Germany for the most significant international talks on climate change since President Trump took office and pulled the U.S. out of the Paris agreement.
Alexis Chemblette
Livable Planet

Here's How the US Is Losing to China in Switching to Electric Vehicles

China joined the growing ranks of countries that have pledged to completely phase out gas- and diesel-fueled cars for electric ones in an effort to slow global warming.
Kastalia Medrano
Impact Work

Poop, Pedaling, and Water Will Power the Future

Young entrepreneurs are making the future of clean energy accessible and affordable in unorthodox ways.
Alice Rowsome

Food & Water Watch Has a Plan to Move America off Fossil Fuels

Progress in Washington is a non-starter, so we must act at the state and local level.
Wenonah Hauter
Impact Work

What Is Divestment and Why Should I Care About It?

VICE Impact answers 12 questions about this week's Global Divestment Mobilization.
Alice Rowsome

Why Labor Unions Should Give a Damn About the People's Climate March

Climate protection is the lynchpin of a transition to a new economy.
Jeremy Brecher
Michael Leon Guerrero