Posts Tagged with "Colorado"

Yes to Sunflowers, No to Coal Plants

Thursday, July 28, 2011

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Yes to Sunflowers, No to Coal Plants

It’s been a tough week for the climate movement as Tim DeChristopher, one of our strongest and most articulate voices, was sent to prison for two years. But amidst the crappy news about Tim, deCarbonize Colorado and other groups in Boulder gave us a bit of an uplifting story. Last year, activists organized an occupation [...]

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Giving to RAN: Lynn Israel

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

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Giving to RAN: Lynn Israel

A pocket of RAN’s strongest supporters is contained in Boulder, Colorado, and Rainmaker Lynn Israel is one of them. She took a few minutes to tell us why she’s passionate about saving the earth and its forests. Preserving the Rainforest At age eight, my son Avi wanted to give his birthday money to an organization [...]

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Chase: Stop Funding MTR- Reportback from Boulder, CO

Friday, May 7, 2010

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Nice report back from Susan in Boulder: “I just got back from the local branch of Chase bank. First I stood outside and asked people coming in and out of the building, “Excuse me. Do you bank here?” in a friendly voice. (The building also houses some other offices.) First Encounter: A woman, maybe about [...]

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Five Arrested at Valmont Power Plant in Colorado

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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UPDATE: Everyone is out of jail charged with misdemeanor trespass. Donate to legal support Boulder Activists Unfurl Banner and Erect Wind Turbines on Top of Giant Coal Pile Boulder, CO – At approximately 12:45 today, four activists climbed onto the massive coal pile in front of the Valmont Power Plant. An enormous banner was deployed [...]

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Growing Resistance to Coal in the West

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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The spirit of Ed Abbey has returned home. The fight against Big Coal is not just in Appalachia anymore. Most publicized on this site and in the media is the epic battle being waged by the movement against the coal companies laying waste to Appalachia’s Mountains. It’s also fought and stopped over half of the [...]

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