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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 [...]

NYC Divestment Activists sing to Comptroller Scott Stringer

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fossil Fuel Divestment activists gathered to rally and sing in a pre-Halloween costume demonstration to show NYC’s Comptroller, Scott Stringer, where their money should NOT be invested.  Bethany Yarrow leads one of the songs with the words:  “Ain’t gonna let nobody turn us round”, we’ll keep on walking and talking, DIVESTMENT from oil, gas and coal. They came together in front of 1-Centre Street, Manhattan. A video by Peter Eliscu © 2015 The Peter Eliscu Archives. All Rights [...]

Family friendly paddle to Bill and Melinda Gates’ Mansion

October 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Video from: gatesdivest.org & 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! GatesDivest.org, 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 [...]