Here are three good activism stories I wanted to cover in more depth this week but never found the time to:
If you haven’t heard the news, Greenpeace International’s Executive Director Kumi Naidoo is now in jail in Greenland. Why? He followed in the footsteps of 20 Greenpeace activists and climbed an oil rig looking to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
A statement from Naidoo just before leaving a Greenpeace ship to climb the rig:
Yes, Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo is going to be interviewed by Facebook’s marketing spokesperson (CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s sister) today, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This will give Naidoo the chance to publicly challenge Facebook to really go green and cut the coal, as 600,000 people have now asked it to