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Kelly Mitchell

Page | September 14, 2012 at 15:23

Kelly Mitchell is a Coal Campaigner for Greenpeace, based in Chicago. Since 2006, she has worked with citizen activists and organizations across the country to confront corporate polluters and transform US energy policy. She currently leads...

Demanding Liberty from Coal in PA

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | January 30, 2011 6 comments

Yesterday, as part of our Coal Free Future Tour , a group of Philadelphia activists marched from the Arctic Sunrise to Independence Hall to demand liberty from coal. I went to college in Philadelphia, and I must admit, it’s hard not...

Coal Free Future Tour Kicks Off

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | January 20, 2011 1 comment

The Arctic Sunrise arrived in Wilmington, NC this morning to kick off our Coal Free Future ship tour . After long days of planning and prep, we're excited to finally to sit down with people in North Carolina and hear - first hand...

Coming Soon: Coal Free Future Tour

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | January 13, 2011 10 comments

The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise is returning to the US to kick off the Coal Free Future Tour. Across the country, communities are joining together to take on the coal plants in their backyard. Like so many of us, these ...

New Video - I Can't Sit By: Stopping Coal in Chicago

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | June 15, 2011

On May 24th eight activists scaled and occupied the 450 foot Fisk coal plant in Chicago and painted "Quit Coal" on the smokestack. That same day, a separate team of activists blocked a coal barge headed for Chicago's Crawford coal...

A toxin-free Mother's Day

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | May 5, 2011 1 comment

As many as 1 in 6 American women have enough mercury in their bodies to put their baby at risk of brain damage, learning disabilities and birth defects. And about HALF of the mercury found in the U.S. currently comes from...

The Arctic Sunrise visits Lady Liberty

Blog by Kelly Mitchell | February 9, 2011

As the Coal Free Future Tour made its way into New York City, we passed the Statue of Liberty with a banner reading “Still Yearning to Breathe Free. Quit Coal.” The banner was a tribute to Emma Lazarus’ The New Colossus , displayed...

Confronting the Coal Industry in North Carolina

Blog by Robert Gardner and Kelly Mitchell | January 23, 2011 2 comments

Yesterday, Greenpeace hosted a non-violence training and candleight vigil with community members in North Carolina, as part of our Coal Free Future Tour . Climate Campaigner Robert Gardner shares his story from the day: These...

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