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Lucky '13: Big Year for the Beyond Oil Campaign

Michael Marx | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Michael Marx

I've never been superstitious, but looking back on 2013 it's likely that oil company executives will be. In 2013, the Sierra Club's Beyond Oil campaign made huge strides in blocking some of the most polluting and carbon-intensive sources of oil.

Reject Keystone XL: Obama's Opportunity to Get Serious on Climate Change

Joel Wolfram | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Joel Wolfram

Instead of speculating how Canada or its tar sands industry might react to a rejection of Keystone XL, the president should ask, "how will the world react?" The whole world, after all, will have to deal with the mess of climate change.

Climate Activists Are Just Getting Warmed Up

Carl Gibson | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green
Carl Gibson

The president left town during a historic rally pressuring him to take action to reject a pipeline, in order to play a game based on egregious wasting of natural resources with someone who does business with Anadarko, an oil/gas/pipeline company.

Keystone XL Pipeline: Why All the Fuss?

Paul Schwennesen | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Paul Schwennesen

I concede the point: the Keystone XL is a symbol. But is excoriation of symbols really all that meaningful in the larger context of planetary stewardship?

The Few and the Many: Linking a Campaign to a Movement

Eileen Flanagan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Eileen Flanagan

When I handcuffed my wrist to the White House fence on February 13 along with author Bill McKibben, the Sierra Club's Michael Brune, civil rights icon Julian Bond and 44 others, it was a big moment for my organization, Earth Quaker Action Team.

Climate Choice

Evangeline Lilly | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Evangeline Lilly

If oil workers could choose, would they choose to work in toxic environments with damaging chemicals, or would they choose to work surrounded by clean air? If people had a choice, what would that choice be?

'Green News Report' - February 21, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Moms March for Climate Change

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Moms Clean Air Force joined 40,000 people at the Forward on Climate rally in Washington, D.C. on Sunday for what the organizers called the largest climate protest in U.S. history

March For A Solution To Climate Chaos: Sustainable, Renewable Passion

Dominique Browning | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Dominique Browning

If we can keep rallying the kind of energy (sustainable, renewable passion) around fighting climate change, we will have a shot at success.

The Expansion of the Dirtiest Fuel on the Planet Hinges on the Keystone XL Pipeline

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Climate change is already threatening our communities with extreme weather and costly damages. Fortunately President Obama has the power to stop a major source of global warming pollution from spreading: tar sands oil.

Fox News Host Thinks Cold Weather Gives Climate Rally 'Bad Optics'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 02.21.2013 | Green

February 17 was a sunny, clear day in Washington, D.C., although temperatures barely topped the freezing point. Despite the cold weather, an estimated...

It's Time: Move America Forward on Climate

Michael Marx | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green
Michael Marx

President Obama must lead our nation in the transition to a clean-energy economy that will create jobs, clean our air and water, protect our wild places, and improve our health. It's time to move America Forward on Climate.

'Green News Report' - February 19, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

40,000+ Join 'Forward on Climate' Rally in Washington, DC

Jamie Henn | Posted 04.19.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

Today, over 40,000 people poured into the streets of Washington, DC to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and push President Obama "Forward on Climate."

'Forward On Climate' Rally Draws Tens Of Thousands To D.C.

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 02.17.2013 | Green

An estimated 40,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C. on Sunday for the Forward on Climate Rally on the National Mall. The rally preceded a march to...

America's Environmental Future Starts Now

Philip Radford | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

If you're coming to D.C. this weekend, you won't see your parents' environmental movement here on the Mall. The climate crisis has forged a new, diverse coalition of Americans who have seen the effects of our fossil fuel dependency and want no future with it.

A Climate Rally at the Right Time

Frances Beinecke | Posted 04.17.2013 | Green
Frances Beinecke

President Obama underscored his commitment to fighting climate change in both his Inaugural Address and his State of the Union Address. Now he has two critical opportunities to turn those words into deeds.

Keystone XL Explained

Rebecca Anderson | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Rebecca Anderson

I admit it: For a long time, I didn't get the Keystone XL pipeline. Where is it? What's it for? It's bad -- why? Why are people so fired up about it?

You Can Move Washington, D.C. Forward on Climate Change

Robert Redford | Posted 04.05.2013 | Green
Robert Redford

On February 17, tens of thousands are coming together in Washington, D.C. to ask the president to stand up for climate. This is the beginning. The beginning of a real battle, for America's future.