The Greening of San Antonio | The Rivard Report

San Antonio is emerging as one of the “greenest” large American cities. In addition to our already-famous reputation for hospitality, San Antonio is getting recognized for its advances in energy and water efficiencies, alternative transportation programs and solid waste management. … Continue reading

Can GE Make Fracking Safer?

In three years, General Electric Co. has gone from only dabbling in oil and gas to investing a whopping $15 billion in the sector, with an eye for diversity and new technology—not drilling and producing. The bottom line is that … Continue reading

Tell Lawmakers: Level the Playing Field for Renewable Energy Investing

Good news for bi-partisan clean-energy solutions!Right now, a pair of bills — one in the House, and one in the Senate — may be on their way toward correcting a bias written into the tax code that favors fossil-fuel investing … Continue reading

EPA Lets Energy Firms Pollute America’s Underground Water Supply | InsideClimate News

A primary concern about the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is that a leak would contaminate the Ogallala aquifer, one of the nation's most important sources of drinking and irrigation water. InsideClimate News is republishing this investigative story from ProPublica … Continue reading

U.S. Energy Insecurity: Why Fracking for Oil and Natural Gas Is a False Solution | Food & Water Watch

Promoters of modern drilling and fracking celebrate the industry’s newfound ability to extract oil and natural gas from shale and other tight rock formations, calling it an energy “revolution,” a “paradigm-shifter,” a “rebirth” and a “game changer.” One recent report … Continue reading

Newly Released Tim DeChristopher Finds a Movement Transformed by His Courage

After 21 months in federal custody, climate activist Tim DeChristopher approached the pulpit at his church in Salt Lake City, Utah, as a free man. The First Unitarian congregation rose in uproarious applause, tears streaming down more than a few … Continue reading

More Than One Million Comments Urge Obama Administration to Reject Keystone XL Pipeline

Opponents of Keystone XL have submitted more than one million comments urging President Obama, Secretary Kerry and the State Department to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, following the publication of the latest deficient environmental review. There is a … Continue reading