Posts Tagged with "Sacramento"

Standing Up For Climate Justice In California

Thursday, August 25, 2011

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Standing Up For Climate Justice In California

On Wednesday August 24th, citizens from all over California rallied in Sacramento and took a stand for climate justice. The mass action, organized by CoRReSol (Communities Rising for Real Solutions), rallied California citizens who are taking a precedent-setting stand to stop the inclusion of cap-and-trade in AB 32, California’s climate legislation. California citizens have had [...]

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Emergildo’s Story

Friday, March 5, 2010

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This past week, Emergildo Criollo, an Indigenous Ecuador leader of the Cofan people traveled 3,000 miles from his home in the Amazon rainforest to California. He came to California to share his story and ask for support in getting one of the world’s largest oil companies (Chevron) to clean up one of the largest environmental [...]

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CA Lawmakers Want to Help Make Chevron Clean Up Ecuador

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Last night, Emergildo Criollo, the Indigenous leader from Ecuador, met with California legislators and asked for their support in the 16+ year campaign to demand Chevron remediate massive oil contamination affecting over 30,000 people. Along with supporters from Amazon Watch and Rainforest Action Network, Emergildo spoke with lawmakers about the impact of California’s largest company [...]

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