Tag Archives: Greenpeace

Victories against Trump are mounting. Here’s how we deal the final blow by Rebecca Solnit

Civil society awoken and arisen is a power adequate to counter the power of an increasingly isolated, confused, frightened and bumbling administration.

Greenpeace Protestors Climbed a Crane to Hang a ‘Resist’ Banner

Greenpeace hangs Resist banner above the White House.

The TTIP Leaks. The 248 Pages Reveal a Hidden Economic, Social and Environmental Agenda

Similarly to the TPPA, matters of climate change get short shrift, notably in the chapter covering National Treatment and Market Access for Goods. Showing yet again that a privileged corporate interest is inherently hostile to the commonweal, trade is deemed a domain outside the impact of climate change.

The Intercept: The Movement to Fight Big Money Politics Now Has a Gold Standard

From the article: The unprecedented coordination by the groups — including People for the American Way, Public Citizen, Democracy 21, Mayday and the Brennan Center for Justice — grew out of and builds upon a set of “Unity Principles” endorsed by 152 organizations including the AFL-CIO, MoveOn, Greenpeace and the NAACP.

Pipeline Spill in the Heart of Canada’s Tar Sands Industry Leaks 1.3 Million Gallons of Oily Emulsion

The leak, which was discovered Wednesday afternoon, is the largest pipeline spill in the province in 35 years, when a 54,000 barrel oil spill became Canada’s worst-ever pipeline incident.

Greenpeace: How Government Spying Undermines Climate Action

Decisions about cutting carbon pollution are serious business and impact on trillions of dollars of present and future investments. And vested interests have the upper hand if they know the positions of their opponents. (photo: unknown)    By Andrew Kerr, Greenpeace International  ReaderSupportedNews.com  November 28, 2014 nless you’ve been living in a hole in the […]

Microsoft and More Leave ALEC, 80 Corporations Out

ALECexposed, a project of CMD:  Microsoft has left ALEC, but big technology companies Google, eBay, Facebook, and Yahoo reportedly still fund and remain engaged with ALEC. A number of energy companies have also left ALEC at the request of Greenpeace. Posted by REBEKAH WILCE  PRWatch.org  August 21, 2014 Microsoft, the $86.8 billion-a-year technology company, is no […]

‘Illegal spying below’: activists launch airship in protest at NSA surveillance

Pair from Electronic Frontier Foundation and Greenpeace drift massive dirigible over NSA data center in Bluffdale, Utah Spencer Ackerman in New York   theguardian.com   27 June 2014 It was the airship’s maiden voyage. Photograph: Greenpeace Protests against mass surveillance have now taken to the skies above a major National Security Agency installation. At about 6am local time on […]

▶ Mark Fiore Cartoon: Jack Gerard’s American Petroleum Institute (Keystone XL)

Click Watch on Vimeo to view this video. Keystone XL and tar sands oil are emissions-free wonders that will do everything good you ever thought possible.  (At least according to the American Petroleum Institute.)  Let’s take a look at the organization that has been lobbying their heart out to get Keystone XL approved. The environmental review […]

12 Corporate Espionage Tactics Used Against Leading Progressive Groups, Activists and Whistleblowers

Corporate spies for Dow, Kraft and others have tried to discredit, shame and infiltrate civic groups using an array of dirty tricks. By Steven Rosenfeld  December 3, 2013  AlterNet  Posing as volunteers. Stealing documents. Dumpster diving. Planting electronic bugs. Hacking computers. Tapping phones and voicemail. Planting false information. Trailing family members. Threatening reporters. Hiring cops, CIA […]

[Video] Democracy Now! From Caspian Sea to Arctic to MidEast, How Oil Pipelines Threaten Democracy & Planet’s Survival

 Democracy Now! looks at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, focusing on what’s known as the Oil Road, a series of pipelines stretching from the oil-rich Caspian Sea to Europe.  Published: Wednesday 9 October 2013  Democracy Now! via NationofChange.org We spend the hour looking at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, from the […]

French Police Battle Anti-Nuclear Activists

French Police Battle Anti-Nuclear Activists Protesters damage railway and delay departure of train carrying German nuclear waste treated in France. Last Modified: 23 Nov 2011 22:25  Al Jazeera English Click here to see the video. French police have battled anti-nuclear protesters as the last train carrying German nuclear waste treated inFranceset off on its journey home. […]