Well, actually, the day before Valentine’s Day. 350.org and others were working to get half a million people, within 24 hours, to sign a petition to their Senators telling … [Read full article]
Well, of course, Bill didn’t do it single-handedly. However, if there’s one person to credit with getting thousands of people to submit to arrest in opposition to the Keystone … [Read full article]
Below is an important email and action opportunity I just received earlier today from Bill McKibben and Tar Sands Action. First, though, a quick note from Dr Joe Romm … [Read full article]
Some top activism news of the past few days:
The opposition to the Tar Sands XL pipeline just heated up a notch. Leading environmentalist & founder of 350.org just got arrested, as well as about 70 other folks. Here’s more from the 350.org Facebook page:
Nike, Apple, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Levi Strauss, General Electric, General Motors, Shell, and other large international companies have opposed the US Chamber of Commerce, as well as a number of local chambers of commerce.
Following up on my post yesterday on 350.org’s the “U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn’t speak for me” campaign, Bill McKibben had an excellent post recently that I’ve been wanting to cover.
McKibben tears into the horrendous lobbying record of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which extends much further back than many might realize.
I’ve been saving stories on 350.org’s “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Doesn’t Speak for Me” campaign in my “most important things to get to” box for awhile now — (yes, I’ve got quite a few things in there).
Anyway, we recently partnered with 350.org to get the word out more on this campaign – so, it seems like a perfect time to share my thoughts on it with you all (as well as a number of great comments from the 350.org crew and others).
If you weren’t informed, the International Day of Climate Action 350.org organized last year was considered by many to be the biggest day of global political action in history. There … [Read full article]
It’s true, lemons often turn into lemonade. It happened to me, and I gotta tell the story.year-end.mp3