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Oily Banking #5

May 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

      Published on May 9, 2017 More info: www.revbilly.org Twitter: @RevBillyTalen Instagram: @RevBillyTalen Friend — A small and mighty contingent of the Stop Shopping Choir breached the commodity wall at Citibank, a major financier of Dakota Access Pipeline.  Mayfield and I on the floor, Dragonfly preaching and Amadeus anointing… I lay on the floor listening to Dragonfly and the incessant beeping of ATM’s, my limbs entwined with Mayfield’s, her pulse on my ankle. Let’s learn to be more vulnerable in these retail spaces, because these retail [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

Annie shares the news that Shell is quitting Arctic drilling

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Greenpeace: Annie Leonard, Executive director of Greenpeace USA, shares the fantastic news that Shell is quitting their Arctic drilling plans! This is a victory for everyone who has stood up for the Arctic. Whether you tweeted and shared, got out in your kayak or even rappelled from a bridge, this would not have been possible without you. Thank you! Please share this incredible news and take a moment to celebrate [...]

BXE Fast Day Five

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Day Five! “On Tuesday morning, a dozen people begin an 18-day water-only fast in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to raise awareness of the agency’s contribution to worsening climate change and to harming the health and well-being of frontline communities where these projects are built. The fasters, ranging in age from 23 to 72, are demanding that FERC issue “No New Permits” for industry projects such as interstate pipelines, compressor stations and LNG (liquefied natural gas) export terminals until the agency prioritizes solar, wind and other renewable [...]

sHellNo Solidarity

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

From Alaska to everywhere! Solidarity While President Obama meets with world leaders in Anchorage for the GLACIER Conference, the ShellNo Action Council will hold a funeral procession and “Die In” for the Arctic to highlight Obama’s hypocrisy. He gives permission to Shell to drill in the Arctic while simultaneously saying he wants to protect the Arctic and the climate. Seattle, WA   Seattle says #ShellNo. Nice turnout, excellent energy for a rainy Monday morning. #Arctic solidarity. pic.twitter.com/qMe5AjSJpj — TheGideonTree (@GideonWayne) August 31, 2015 #ShellNo #seattle [...]

Hypocrisy

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Let’s go to Alaska!” Go behind the scenes with President Obama as he previews his trip, where he’ll be on the frontlines of our fight against climate change http://wh.gov/Alaska   U.S. Issues Arctic Drilling Permit to Royal Dutch Shell By AMY HARDER www.wsj.com Updated Aug. 17, 2015 6:52 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The U.S. government on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell a final green light to drill for oil and natural gas in the Arctic Ocean, providing the company a long-sought victory and escalating a battle with environmentalists over President Barack Obama’s [...]

President Obama Should Probably Skip His Alaska Trip. Here’s Why. (Climate Change, Shell)

September 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

Talking about the “front lines” of climate change, like there’s a war happening in some place like Afghanistan from which Americans need the president to bring us home video so we can see the effects, shows that he’s completely out of touch with the disaster he’s bringing to our doorstep every day he refuses to confront and contain companies like Shell. President Obama Previews His Upcoming Trip to Alaska   President Obama delivers remarks at the GLACIER Conference in Alaska. August 31, 2015.     [...]

Shell Oil Leaves ALEC, Is Still Terrible (Climate Change, Arctic Drilling)

August 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

ALEC, or the American Legislative Exchange Council, is a major force behind the scenes in the effort to stall official policies that would combat climate change. Shell’s extraction from ALEC is part of a larger ongoing effort to position the company as concerned about the environment, responsible, and supportive of efforts to mitigate climate change. Don’t believe it for a [...]

Spending time in a controversial camp that’s blocking tar-sands pipelines

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Original article by Grist The Unist’ot’en Camp, an indigenous-led pipeline blockade in remote, mountainous central British Columbia, is permeated with the savory smell of bear poutine pizza — shredded bear meat, homemade French fries, green onions, and cheese on a scratch whole wheat crust. Ambrose Williams, a member of the nearby Gitxsan nation, is cooking dinner tonight for his partner Erin’s birthday. Because it’s a special occasion, someone has ventured down into the work-in-progress root cellar to excavate a jar of spicy dill pickles made from cucumbers grown in the camp [...]