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Interview: Bill McKibben on Divestment From Fossil Fuels

Anne Butterfield | Posted 01.29.2013 | Green
Anne Butterfield

The popular notion is that Americans are addicted to fossil fuels but I find that's not true," says Bill McKibben. "The addicts are the big fossil fuel companies that are just fatally addicted to the level of profit they are able to deduce."

Green Grandparents Push for Fossil Fuel Divestiture

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 01.21.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The risk of what might happen in terms of fossil fuel liability for climate disasters could start to dissuade investors, especially with students and grumpy green grandparents taking to the streets.

Let's Make Big Oil Help Pay for Hurricane Sandy Relief

Jamie Henn | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Jamie Henn

Here's an idea: instead of spending hundreds of millions of dollars to corrupt our political process, what if the fossil fuel industry took all that money and put it towards Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts instead? While the fossil fuel industry didn't directly cause Sandy, they did help lay the foundation for it.

Food Bank Diet: Prominent People Try Surviving On Welfare Diet

Planet Green | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Stop Community Food Centre thinks people should know how hard it is to live on welfare and in poverty. As part of its "Do the Math" campaign to de...