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Climate Walk: People’s walk for climate justice

November 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

On October 2, 2014, the International Day of Non-Violence, Yeb Saño, joined a group ofenvironmental advocates, setting out from Kilometer Zero in Luneta Park, Manila, embarking on a 40-day 1,000 kilometer journey tol bring them to Super Typhoon Haiyan’s Ground Zero in Tacloban City by November 8, the first anniversary of typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever to make landfall, causing as many as 15,000 deaths. > Climate Walk Website > If not us, then who? video > Fast For the Climate (#FFtC) United States Website   Some media coverage at end of walk Climate [...]

ETV WeeklyNews: August 11, 2014

August 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

ETV WeeklyNews: August 11, 2014 -Journalists: John P. Duffy, Jr., Charlie Olson and Ken Gale -Introduction………………….(00:04 – 00:45) -Order Of Topics…………….(00:47 – 00:58) -Duke Energy: Stop Acting Like Toddlers And Clean Up Your Mess………..(00:59 – 09:34) -People’s Climate March Discussion: Ken Gale of Eco-Logic (99.5 FM WBAI) and Natalie Mc Clellan………(09:35 – 12:18) -Food And Water Watch’s Two Campaigns:…….(12:19 – 23:22) -Community Supported [...]

Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess

August 19, 2014 // 3 Comments

THE ENVIRONMENT TV WEEKLYNEWS August 11, 2014 Journalist: New York City John P. Duffy, Jr. ********** Charlotte Environmental Action Group “Duke Energy stop acting like Toddlers and Clean up Your Mess” Thanks to Antoine James of Charlotte Environmental Action – CEA Some Source Materials: John P. Duffy, Jr. Thanks to Herb White for permission to use his video footage of the protest at Duke Energy. Herb White’s footage can be found at: Catawba Riverkeeper: [...]

Some Good News: Drilling Leases Are Expiring DON’T RESIGN!

April 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Originally posted on Piedmont Earth First!:
Early speculators let drilling leases lapse as NC fracking prospects remain uncertain By John Murawski at News & Observer jmurawski@newsobserver.comApril 8, 2014  Read more here: Four years after North Carolina’s initial fracking boomlet, less than half of Lee County’s drilling leases remain under contract as those legal [...]


April 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

From our friends at         Seen this sign? It’s located on the edge of Duke Energy’s Riverbend plant in Mount Holly, N.C., about 12 miles from Uptown Charlotte. It’s a rezoning notice. It’s hard to spot, and you can’t read it unless you make the effort to stop, get out of your car and walk to it. Thanks to Twitter user @hotcakes_33, a resident of the nearby Stonewater community, for pointing it out. Here’s what it says, in case you can’t read it in this image: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE MOUNT HOLLY CITY COUNCIL & PLANNING COMMISSION The City of [...]