Posts Tagged with "Barack Obama"

Hundreds Protest Keystone XL In Philly, 29 Arrested – Story In Photos

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Hundreds Protest Keystone XL In Philly, 29 Arrested – Story In Photos

While the formal public comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline came to a close last Friday (with more than two million comments against the pipeline!), KXL opponents in Philadelphia today turned from words to actions. They said no to the pipeline by putting their bodies on the line. More than one hundred protesters marched [...]

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Dare to Win – The Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

Sunday, March 9, 2014

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Dare to Win – The Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance

We are changing the world. When the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline was proposed five years ago, it could have just been one more energy project green-lighted by Washington D.C. But the massive pipeline would increase tar sands oil development beyond what is acceptable for a safe climate, and could poison drinking water for millions [...]

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Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

Monday, August 12, 2013

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Sixty People Risk Arrest in Washington D.C. To Tell Barack Obama and John Kerry “NOKXL!”

My favorite part of the Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance is the trainings. Before each action, we take a portion of the day before to prepare pledge signers for possible physical and legal repercussions from placing themselves into an act of peaceful and dignified civil disobedience. In those trainings we create a space where the [...]

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Taking a Cue From RAN? Democrats Give Bank of America Stadium Another Rename

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

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Taking a Cue From RAN? Democrats Give Bank of America Stadium Another Rename

Seems like no one is happy with the name of Charlotte, NC’s Bank of America Stadium these days. Just two months after we renamed it “Bank of Coal” Stadium to point out that BofA is still the #1 financier of the US coal industry, Democrat Party leaders have dubbed Bank of America Stadium “Panthers Stadium”. [...]

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Photo Of The Day: Appalachians Join Texas Landowner In Tar Sands Sit-in At White House

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

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Photo Of The Day: Appalachians Join Texas Landowner In Tar Sands Sit-in At White House

Today another 111 people were arrested sitting in at the White House calling on President Barack Obama to deny the Keystone XL pipeline’s permits. In a powerful example of cross-movement solidarity, a large delegation of Appalachians who have been fighting mountaintop removal coal mining participated in the sit-in. They joined a delegation of pipeline landowners [...]

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National Day of Action, Night of Mourning Against Offshore Drilling. Friday, May 14

Sunday, May 9, 2010

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Day of Action, Night of Mourning Against Offshore Drilling www.ActAgainstOil.com SIGN UP- http://bit.ly/cyjsyl CONTACT- oilspill@risingtidenorthamerica.org Once again the fossil fuel industry has brought crisis to the Gulf Coast. Devastation of untold proportions spews non-stop from BP’s oil well as politicians try to save face with empty promises, and oil companies preserve their profits with PR [...]

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King Coal’s Top Lobbyist to Meet Obama

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

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It’s getting serious. They are bringing out their big guns. King Coal is getting ready to throw their kitchen sink at the pesky anti-mountaintop removal movement. The coal industry’s top lobbyist, WV Gov. Joe Manchin, is scheduled to meet President Obama and Vice-President Biden with ten other governors on the issue of energy. Manchin has [...]

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Let’s not block out sunshine using hi-tech upper atmosphere pollution, OK?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

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In and AP interview (how much longer will we be able to reference those by the way?) President Obama’s top science adviser John Holdren suggested that we may have to launch extra pollution into the upper atmosphere in order to prevent the rays of the sun from reaching Earth. This, of course, isn’t anyone’s first [...]

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