Posts Tagged with "clean energy"

Live Update: Nine Activists Shutdown Four Bank of America Branches in Coal Protest

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Live Update: Nine Activists Shutdown Four Bank of America Branches in Coal Protest

This morning, nine activists interrupted business as usual at four Bank of America branches across the city of Charlotte, NC. The activists, most of whom were Charlotte locals, were there to protest the bank’s massive financing of the U.S. coal industry. The day ended with nine arrests, a swarm of media attention and hundreds of [...]

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An ordinary man taking on extraordinary tasks

Thursday, May 19, 2011

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An ordinary man taking on extraordinary tasks

This post was written by Henia Belalia and originally appeared on the Peaceful Uprising blog. A few words about my friend, Tim DeChristopher: he is not a hero. He is a bright, inspiring and magnetic presence, but Tim is also human — a man with his own set of fears, insecurities and weaknesses. And idolizing [...]

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Who’s Got the Power?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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Who’s Got the Power?

Did you know that every state in the U.S. has great clean energy resources, yet most choose instead to completely neglect these resources and spend billions of dollars importing dirty coal from other states—and even other countries? Shocking! It gets worse. Utility companies are making some really bad decisions on our behalf. Take this quiz [...]

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Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

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Score: Three to Zip in Bad Day for Dirty Energy

Amidst a horrific week of news about Japan, there was some truly good news yesterday in the fight to keep dirty coal and oil out of our air, water and atmosphere. Ambre Energy was foiled in its effort to open a coal export terminal on the coast of the Pacific Northwest; TransCanada was delayed in [...]

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Freedom From Oil Tour Diary #10 – THE END!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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Check out the final glorious episode of the 10 day adventure of RAN and Substance educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere In this one we talk to bands, Chrissy Swain from Grassy Narrows, RAN activists, and talk about how YOU can get involved with the [...]

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Freedom From Oil Tour – Episode 4

Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Check out episode 4 of the 10 day adventure of RAN and Substance educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere

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Mike Brune showdown with Clean Coal pusher

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

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Check out this video of RAN’s executive director facing off with Joe Lucas from the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. Considering how heated this topic is, the two of them were as polite as polite can be – but perhaps that’s because Joe Lucas is so predictably blind to the hypocrisy of the notion [...]

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Wise Up Dominion!

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

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The Beginning We woke up at 3:30 am, but few of us had slept the night before. You’d think we’d be groggy, but the adrenaline and excitement propelled us into action. By 5:30am two trucks holding steel barrels reading “good jobs, healthy communities: we deserve a clean energy future” and “prosperity without poison” pulled into [...]

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