Stories about Fossil Fuels

SF could have a public bank by 2020

Fewer introduces bill to move city's funds out of Wall Street and into a local institution that would fund affordable housing, small business.

As the fires rage and the blackouts continue, Newsom ducks

The guv sounds tough -- but he has no plan. And he's ignoring the only (obvious) solution to the current and future crisis.

The problem with the Blue Angels

Local news media celebrate a dangerous, expensive, military PR event without raising a single question or issue.

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

Effort to get presidential candidates to focus on the future of the planet fail at Democratic National Committee meeting.

50 years later, the lessons of the Santa Barbara oil spill

The disaster that marked the birth of the modern US environmental movement happened half a century ago -- and now Trump wants to repeat the mistakes.

Protesters call for public control of PG&E — and it makes such perfect sense

Sustainable electricity is key to fighting climate change, and public ownership is the only way to get sustainable electricity. Why is this even a debate?

A Green New Deal protest at Pelosi’s office

Climate activists want the incoming speaker to join the call for a select committee to overhaul the fossil-fuel economy and create sustainable jobs.

Protesters demand a Green New Deal

Activists call on Pelosi, Lee to create committee to address the economy and climate change

Brown, Bloomberg (and their agenda) face protests at Climate Action Summit

Diverse groups say the crisis is upon us -- and market-based solutions don't work and damage vulnerable communities.

Trump’s offshore oil plan is a hostile act by a rogue nation

Handing over the oceans to fossil-fuel companies would threaten people and wildlife around the world