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Power Shift 2011

Corbin Hiar

Climate Activists Score Legal Victory Ahead Of Big Mountaintop Removal Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Corbin Hiar | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Charges against 21 activists who staged a sit-in at Department of the Interior headquarters last month were dropped by the U.S. Attorney...

Power Shift: How the Youth Climate Movement Is Changing the Game

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

The 10,000 young people who gathered in Washington, DC, for the third Power Shift came prepared to get things done. They traveled in groups from campuses, high schools, and neighborhoods across the country.

Is Obama Snuffleupagus?

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

On the eve of the Power Shift 2011 climate youth conference, no one expects President Obama to show. If he did, he'd probably get booed by angry activists.

Green News Report: April 21, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's hard...

Green News Report: April 19, 2011 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big victo...

Lucia Graves

Power Shift Participants Denounce Obama's Environmental Inaction

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thousands of young activists gathered at a rally in front of the White House on Monday to demand that the president protect the Clean Ai...

Power Shift 2011: 10,000 take on Big Polluters in DC

Jamie Henn | Posted 06.17.2011 | Green
Jamie Henn

Watch out polluters: over 10,000 youth leaders descended on Washington, DC this weekend for Power Shift 2011, a conference to build a grassroots movem...

Van Jones: 'They’re Stuck On Stupid In DC'

Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

From Brad Johnson, The Wonk Room: In a passionate keynote address, green jobs leader Van Jones exhorted the 10,000 youth climate activists at the P...

Lucia Graves

Change They Can't Believe In: Youth Environmental Movement Frustrated With Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ten thousand former Obama voters -- many of whom worked on his 2008 campaign -- will descend on Washington on Friday for a three-day cli...

Power Shift 2011: Climate Youth Mobilize For The Largest Organizer Training In History

wonkroom.thinkprogress.org | Posted 06.15.2011 | Green

Power Shift 2011, the biennial national summit of the youth climate movement, begins this Friday in Washington, DC. The challenges facing the Millenni...