Posts Tagged with "oil-addiction"

Chevron’s Richmond Refinery: Shut Down By People Power!

Monday, March 17, 2008

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Yesterday, on March 15th, 2008, nearly 1,000 people gathered in Richmond, California – as part of a series of non-violent direct actions leading up to the 5th anniversary of the Iraq War. After 5 years, $2.8 trillion dollars wasted, 600,000 Iraqi’s dead, nearly 4,000 US soldiers dead, and opposition to the war at an all-time [...]

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Los Angeles Times: Drunk on Ethanol

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

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An editorial in Sunday’s edition of The Los Angeles Times provides a sobering examination of the widely-touted ethanol solution to our oil addiction. The Times does a great job of laying out the tremendous ecological and economic costs associated with large-scale ethanol production (including a growing “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico the size [...]

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