Posts Tagged with "nonewcoal"

Mountain Justice Takes on King Coal in Columbus

Friday, March 28, 2008

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How often do you get to witness a band of activists deploy a direct action and successfully pressure the CEO of a corporation into agreeing to their demands – before the police even arrive on the scene? On Friday afternoon, student activists with Ohio Student Environmental Coalition and members of Mountain Justice occupied the lobby [...]

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ClimateGroundZero.org – Citizens Direct Action Camp June 1st – 6th

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

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“We All Live at Climate Ground Zero” It is time for American citizens to take leadership & direct action and make our politicians accountable to us. To this end we announce a Citizens Direct Action Training Camp in June 2008 in Montana to oppose and confront the massive fossil fuel development of the Rocky Mountain [...]

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Wall Street announces “Carbon Principles” – but what do they mean?

Monday, February 4, 2008

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So, big news on Wall Street today regarding coal and our climate. Three of the largest investment banks (Citigroup, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan Chase) announced the formation of the “Carbon Principles” – a set of guidelines the banks will follow when lending money to carbon-intensive projects, such as coal-fired power plants. While the banks [...]

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Germany to close its last anthracite mines

Thursday, June 14, 2007

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The International Herald-Tribune reports that the German government has finalized plans to close its last nine anthracite mines by 2018.

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New solar cells achieve 40% efficiency

Monday, June 4, 2007

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A new type of experimental photo-voltaic cell has been developed by Spectrolab, Inc, a subsidiary of Boeing. The new cells concentrate the sun’s rays using mirrors in order to extract 40% of the energy from a higher-intensity beam.

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