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Entries by Bill McKibben from 06/2011

Three Strikes and You're Hot: Time for Obama to Say No to the Fossil Fuel Wish List

| Posted 06.02.2011 | Green

The Obama administration is making its biggest decisions yet on our energy future, and those decisions are intimately tied to this continent's geography.

Banned in Boston: Ad Holding Senator Scott Brown Accountable for Taking 1.9 Mill From Big Polluters

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Green

The ad shows a perfectly nice picture of his handsome face, and just recites the facts: he took money from polluters, and he voted for their interests. So imagine our surprise today when the MBTA refused to run the ads.

Environmental Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

| Posted 06.23.2011 | Green

We want you to consider doing something hard: coming to Washington in the hottest and stickiest weeks of the summer and engaging in civil disobedience that will likely get you arrested.

If Brazil Has to Guard Its Rainforest, Why Does Canada/U.S. Get to Burn Its Tar Sands?

| Posted 06.27.2011 | Green

Shouldn't Canada feel the same kind of responsibility to keep carbon safely in the ground that Brazil feels to keep its trees rooted? Absolutely.