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Climate & Energy
Washington, D.C.
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Illegal wood and murdered activists in the Amazon

Blog by Jason Schwartz | May 29, 2014

The US is the largest market for timber exported from Brazil. While Americans buy massive quantities of wood, often taken illegally from forests, to construct floors, outdoor paths, and piers, activists working to protect the Amazon are being...

Greenpeace joins a fight against coal in India

Blog by Emma Gibson | May 29, 2014

Mahan, a forested area in northern India, is sometimes called the ‘Badlands’ because of its history of lawlessness. It certainly feels like the wild west sometimes, except instead of a gold rush here, there’s a scramble for something a whole lot...

Who pays the bill for climate denial?

Blog by Leanne Minshull | May 28, 2014

Greenpeace International, along with WWF International and the Centre for International Environmental Law, sent letters to major insurance firms and 35 fossil fuel companies. We wanted to know one thing: Did they believe that leaders of...

Stop the suffocating haze from forest fires in Indonesia

Blog by Zamzami | May 28, 2014

Every year for as long as I can remember, this time of year has been a smoky, hazy month in Sumatra – and each year it’s getting worse. I’ve chatted to farmers, doctors, and parents, and everywhere I hear the same thing: the Haze Wave has to...

Illegal timber from the Brazilian Amazon sold all over the world

Blog by Daniel Brindis | May 15, 2014

Amazon timber is all over the U.S. You can find it in hardwood flooring at national retailers like Lumber Liquidators and in walkways at landmarks like Atlantic City, Miami Beach, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Much of this wood comes from Pará State,...

Years of Living Dangerously: Climate Change Deniers and Kansas Wind Energy

Blog by Connor Gibson | May 15, 2014

Next Monday, SHOWTIME’s Years of Living Dangerously series will air an episode focused in part on wind energy in Kansas. Teaser clips posted by SHOWTIME review how wind energy has been a lifeline for farmers suffering from increased drought due...

Fracking North Carolina: Emails Reveal Close Ties Between Lobbyists and Rule Makers

Blog by Jesse Coleman | May 15, 2014

Fracking North Carolina: In North Carolina, Halliburton and other fracking industry interests helped write a fracking chemical disclosure bill.  But when that bill ended up requiring disclosure of harmful chemicals to the state environmental...

Google, other IT companies should end support for climate denying groups like ALEC

Blog by Gary Cook | May 14, 2014

At Google’s annual shareholder meeting today, the company faced an uprising from stakeholder groups and shareholders over its membership in and financial support for lobbying groups that include some of the biggest opponents to climate change...

Mother’s Day: More than a Hallmark holiday this year

Blog by Melissa Thompson | May 9, 2014

If you told me three years ago that I’d be writing a Mother’s Day blog, I would have said “no way.” My own mother, principled dissident that she is, always scoffed at celebrating mother’s day, calling it a “Hallmark holiday.” Three years later,...

5 Reasons Why Moms Love Solar

Blog by Hanna Mitchell | May 9, 2014

This Mothers’ Day, moms are taking a stand for solar. Check out this video that shines a light on the stories of solar moms. Moms not only support the use of solar energy to meet home energy needs, but women are increasingly driving the decision...

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