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Delta 5 Trial TODAY

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Original Article – Liz Spoerri: Conservative, Logical and Hopeful Five courageous climate dissidents are preparing to go to trial in Washington State on January 11. In September 2014 Abby Brockway, Mike Lapointe, Patrick Mazza, Jackie Minchew, and Liz Spoerri blockaded a train used to transport bakken shale oil at the Delta rail yard in Everett. They are preparing to use a necessity defense, arguing in court that their actions were necessary in the face of impending climate catastrophe. We are honored to be working with them. You can find more of their story on their [...]

Exxon Targets the Journalists Who Exposed Climate Change Cover Up

December 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Oil giant ExxonMobil is under criminal investigation in New York over claims it lied to the public and investors about the risks of climate change. Now Exxon is fighting back against the journalists who exposed how it concealed its own findings dating back to the 1970s that fossil fuels cause global warming, alter the climate and melt the Arctic ice. Students at Columbia Journalism School collaborated with The Los Angeles Times on two of the exposés. Exxon accused the students of producing inaccurate and misleading articles. In its complaint, Exxon also referred to the “numerous [...]

Has Exxon Mobil mislead the public about its climate change research

November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

  Oil giant Exxon Mobil was recently subpoenaed by New York’s attorney general in an investigation of whether the company has intentionally downplayed the risks of climate change. Judy Woodruff hears from Eric Schneiderman, attorney general of New York, and Kenneth Cohen, vice president of Public & Government Affairs for the Exxon Mobil Corporation. Video by PBS [...]

Certified Passive House Architect, Buck Moorhead, speaks at United For Action

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Passive House has been called the 5th Energy Source, and also the 5th Fuel, as well as, the Fuel Not Used. United For Action (UfA), in their continuing quest to learn and educate themselves and others, had Buck Moorhead, a Certified Passive House Architect, speak and answer questions about what makes a house, a home, or a building, use less energy, be more energy efficient, save money for those living within, increase their comfort throughout the year, and much more, at their Tuesday, October 20, 2015, monthly meeting. United For Action…… Buck Moorhead, Certified [...]

Family friendly paddle to Bill and Melinda Gates’ Mansion

October 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Video from: & 350 Seattle An action to help tell the world’s richest couple that removing their money from fossil fuels is the right thing to do is going to be on the water, in kayaks – the kayaktivists are back!, 350 Seattle, Backbone Campaign, and lots of people in kayaks visit Bill and Melinda Gates’ house on Lake Washington, WA on 10/24/15 to send a loud and clear message that the Gates Foundation needs to divest from fossil fuels so they can meet their mission so “all people can live healthy, productive lives.”   Gates Divest [...]

Shake it off – Break the TPP!

October 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

It is time to SHAKE OFF the mother of all corporate give-aways — The Trans Pacific Partnership, a.k.a. “the TPP”. Sing it, dance it, above all BREAK IT! Take part in the Week of Action starting Oct. 10th [...]