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VIDEO: Police Arrest Young Black Politician For Distributing Voting Rights Leaflets

Blog by Cassady Sharp | September 2, 2014

This article originally appeared on ThinkProgress authored by Alice Ollstein CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA—The stars of North Carolina’s Moral Mondays movement took the stage on Labor Day at Charlotte’s Marshall Park to condemn the state’s record on...

Marine Protected Areas as Part of Washington’s Global Warming Strategy

Blog by Amber Smith | September 2, 2014

In Washington State, scientists, policy wonks, journalists, conservation groups, and the seafood industry have been studying global warming’s disastrous effect on marine ecosystems and brainstorming ways that society can prevent and mitigate...

7 reasons to claim water for life, not for coal

Blog by Helena Meresman | September 2, 2014

Safe, affordable and accessible water is one of our planet’s scarcest natural resources. Many people don’t have access to fresh water for sanitation, agriculture, or even to drink. Yet, global water consumption by the power sector is growing;...

Photo of the Month – Hiatus

Blog by Robert Meyers | August 29, 2014

I haven’t done a Photo of the Month blog since April. There have been a lot of wonderful Greenpeace photos. The Arctic Sunrise sailing out of Murmansk 300 days after the ship was seized in international waters and being welcomed home to...

Clean Energy Jobs Surge Just In Time for Labor Day

Blog by Cassady Sharp | August 29, 2014

Crossposted from DeSmog Blog “This Labor Day weekend, the story is that more Americans are working because of clean energy.” That’s the statement released by Environmental Entrepeneurs Executive Director Bob Keefe to accompany his organization’s ...

Live for Now? What About Tomorrow?

Blog by Guest Post | August 26, 2014

Guest post by Gina Coplon-Newfield, Director of the Sierra Club’s Future Fleet & Electric Vehicles Initiative I’ve been struck by Pepsi’s “Live for Now” advertising theme. “Now” is good, but I keep wondering: what about tomorrow? PepsiCo, which...

Earthquake, Drought and Wildfires Ravage California

Blog by Cassady Sharp | August 26, 2014

Reposted with permission from EcoWatch. Anastasia Pantsios, Eco Watch We probably can’t blame the earthquake that hit California’s Napa Valley this weekend onclimate change. But it’s one more thing that the beleaguered residents of the so-called...

The fate of thousands of whales is in the hands of Tanzania

Blog by Phil Kline | August 25, 2014

This year, at the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meetings in Slovenia, member nations will vote for the second time on a proposal that would create a permanent whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic. In 1994, the Commission declared the...

Happy Birthday to our National Parks!

Blog by Diana Best | August 25, 2014

Today the National Park Service turns 98 year old. Almost a century ago,  our leaders had the foresight to protect these incredible places and set them aside as national treasures. Since then, our national parks have been enjoyed by millions of...

Make History at the People’s Climate March in New York City

Blog by Mary Sweeters | August 25, 2014

In just one month, tens of thousands of people will be marching in New York City for the climate — and we need you there. I’m marching because as the Arctic melts and sea levels rise, thousands of people already have been or will be forced to...

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