Posts Tagged with "gulf"

Thus Far and No Further: Gulf Coast and Arizona Activists Fight Back

Monday, August 8, 2011

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There are all kinds of action camps planned this month that will be challenging the root causes of climate change— i.e. the fossil fuel industry—in the Midwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest. August is already sizzling with small groups of environmental and Indigenous rights minded people stepping up and putting their bodies on the line to [...]

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Citi Needs an Intervention

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

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Citi Needs an Intervention

Addiction – noun \ə-ˈdik-shən, a-\: persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful. (Merriam-Webster) Citi has a problem. Despite renewing its vows in 2009 to tackle “Environmental and Social Risk Management,” including mountaintop removal coal mining, Citi is relapsing into fossil fuel addiction. Last year, Citi raised more than $34 [...]

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BP still finds time to party

Thursday, June 24, 2010

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Here’s an update from our friends at Platform in London, England. Platform is shining a spotlight on BP’s corporate sponsorship of the Arts. For the past 20 years, Tate Britain – arguably Britain’s leading art gallery – has been taking money from BP, in exchange for promoting the BP brand at the Tate gallery’s cultural [...]

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Gulf Coast vs. Tar Sands: Environmental Deathmatch

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Last week, we reported that Canada’s tar sands have just become the biggest source of oil imports to the US. This week we compare tar sands to the other big source of US oil–the Gulf of Mexico. Industry backers are trying hard to spin differences between tar sands and the Gulf. During a cheerleading trip [...]

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