Posts Tagged with "Freedom from Oil"

New Keystone XL Review Acknowledges Significant Climate Impact

Saturday, February 1, 2014

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New Keystone XL Review Acknowledges Significant Climate Impact

Today we moved a step closer to discovering what President Obama’s true climate legacy will be, when the State Department released the final, supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the highly controversial Keystone XL pipeline. You can read the full report here. While the assessment covers a range of concerning issues: including impacts on water [...]

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Man Up: Music Video Call-To-Action To Oppose The Keystone XL Pipeline Nov. 6th

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

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Man Up: Music Video Call-To-Action To Oppose The Keystone XL Pipeline Nov. 6th

Obama: Man Up! No to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline! Becky White and the Secret Mission have just released this catchy and hilarious protest anthem/call to action track and music video — featuring RAN’s own Executive Director Rebecca Tarbotton on violin — called “Man Up!” The song calls on people to gather at the [...]

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“Everest Of Dirty Money” Launches Pro-Keystone XL Effort – A Partnership To Pollute America

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

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“Everest Of Dirty Money” Launches Pro-Keystone XL Effort – A Partnership To Pollute America

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the Everest of dirty money.” — Bill McKibben, Powershift 2011 Have you heard of the Partnership to Fuel America? It sounds innocent enough, but it’s actually a campaign launched by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to promote the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The U.S. Chamber would like you to [...]

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I Hope King Would Have Been Proud Of The Tar Sands Action

Friday, August 19, 2011

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I Hope King Would Have Been Proud Of The Tar Sands Action

This blog was orginally posted on the Daily Kos on August 19th as part of the Stop Tar Sands Blogathon. On Sunday, Aug 28th, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C. will open. The dedication — now long overdue — will serve as a reminder of Dr. King’s enduring legacy of justice, [...]

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VIDEO: Senator Bernie Sanders Offers Support for Keystone XL Tar Sands Protest

Monday, August 8, 2011

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VIDEO: Senator Bernie Sanders Offers Support for Keystone XL Tar Sands Protest

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a prophetic voice for justice and love, has lent his voice to the upcoming Tar Sands Action. The support from Sen. Sanders and other courageous policymakers will be needed to let President Obama know that he has the support of the American people if he stands up to Big Oil. [...]

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James Cameron Loves Us!

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Check out this great shot of RAN Freedom From Oil Campaigner Eriel Deranger (that’s her on the right) with James Cameron and friends from Greenpeace and IEN. Cameron  was in town for a tour of the tar sands.  More details on his trip can be found here on the Understory and at Huffington Post. Spoiler: [...]

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Chevron Needs To Get To Work

Monday, October 11, 2010

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Why did we get to work to clean up Chevron stations today as part of the 10/10/10 Global Work Party? The answer is pretty simple: Chevron refuses to clean up its own messes, so we wanted to set a good example for the company to follow. According to a new scientific analysis released last month, [...]

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How Do You Spell Greenwash? P-N-C

Monday, October 11, 2010

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From Wikipedia:Greenwashing (a portmanteau of “green” and “whitewash”) is a term describing the deceptive use of green PR or green marketing in order to promote a misleading perception that a company’s policies or products (such as goods or services) are environmentally friendly. PNC prides itself on being the “greenest bank in the business” and last [...]

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APP Promises Conservation: Don’t Hold Your Breath

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Sinar Mas Group’s Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), Indonesia’s largest and most controversial logger, made another promise this week. APP announced that one of the rainforest logging and conversion permits it controls (located in the globally significant peatland forests of the Sumatra’s Kampar Peninsula) will be re-licensed as a carbon conservation project. However, given the [...]

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Alberta Legislature Gets Eyeful On Tar Sands

Thursday, October 7, 2010

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Today I joined allies from Sierra Club Prairie and Greenpeace to transform the steps of the Provincial legislature in an attempt to give Albertans an idea of the amount of tailings, French tar sands giant Total, will create in Alberta if Total’s new mine site is approved. We woke up bright and early to set-up [...]

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