Posts Tagged with "nuclear"

A New Kind Of Co-Op: Ending Dependence On Nuclear Power (VIDEO)

Monday, July 11, 2011

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A New Kind Of Co-Op: Ending Dependence On Nuclear Power (VIDEO)

Communities around the globe are taking control of their power and switching off dirty energy to clean renewable sources instead. Here’s the first in a series of posts to share these inspiring stories. One mother’s dedication can make a difference. Ursula Sladek was spurred into action after the Chernobyl disaster in 1986. A mother of [...]

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A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

Monday, April 4, 2011

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A Bad Year for Dirty Energy

April 5th is the one-year anniversary of the disaster at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch mine, in which 29 coal miners lost their lives needlessly thanks to Massey’s disregard for worker safety in its reckless pursuit of profits. It was also something of a kickoff for what would turn out to be a really bad [...]

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Deep in the Heart of Dirty Energy and False Solutions

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

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Deep in the Heart of Dirty Energy and False Solutions

I just want Texas to be number one in something other than executions, toll roads and property taxes. -Kinky Friedman They say everything is bigger in Texas. And in the race to drive our environment and climate off a steep cliff, my home state of Texas is speeding ahead in a big ass Mack fucking [...]

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Climate Action in Richmond, Virginia – Activists Lock Down at Bank of America

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

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Richmond, Virginia’s finest were truly in fine form yesterday – demonstrating that the heartland of coal and nuclear power remains attentive to the corporate security threat of climate justice activism. Significantly outnumbering the ranks of Rising Tide, Earth First, Mountain Justice and RAN activists, the coalition forces of the Richmond area police departments, state troopers, [...]

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Greenwash of the Week: Nuclear Power

Friday, June 20, 2008

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Click here to watch all the GOTW’s.

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Lieberman-Warner Bill: Dirty energy in the name of climate protection

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

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(This is a guest essay from our ally Cascadia Brian with Rising Tide North America) On the surface, broad-based solutions to global warming appear to be emerging in Congress. But with even a meager scrubbing of the surface, Senators Lieberman and Warner’s “Climate Security Act” (S. 2191) – which is scheduled to be debated on [...]

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Greenwash of the Week: Exelon’s nuclear astro-turfing

Friday, August 31, 2007

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This week’s greenwash is a double-whammy: greenwash meets astro-turf. If you’re not familiar with that last term, it refers to a “grassroots” organization that’s actually the phony creation of a powerful, moneyed interest group. As reported by the good people over at PR Watch and the Asbury Park Press, Exelon, a New Jersey nuclear power [...]

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