Posts Tagged with "video"

Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Friday, July 20, 2012

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Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Last week, Cargill admitted to doing business with a very dodgy plantation company in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) that has illegally cleared thousands of hectares of orangutan habitat — and has even allegedly hired people to hunt down and kill orangutans. Cargill admitted to Reuters that it bought at least one shipment of palm oil [...]

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Experiencing Strange Weather? Welcome to the Rest of our Lives

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Experiencing Strange Weather? Welcome to the Rest of our Lives

The U.S. is getting hit by extreme weather this summer: heatwaves across the eastern seaboard, droughts in the Midwest, forest fires raging in the Rockies. Check out this spine-chilling video compilation by Peter Sinclair (of the Climate Denial Crock of the Week blog), which places these events into the context of climate change. It’s titled [...]

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Bank of America: Strong on Rhetoric, Weak on Climate & Coal

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Bank of America: Strong on Rhetoric, Weak on Climate & Coal

Bank of America released its new environmental initiative this morning, grandly declaring that “Today’s announcement builds on Bank of America’s legacy of leadership in the environmental arena.” While the bank’s initiative focuses on its financing of renewable energy, key construction projects and reduction of its own operational emissions (emissions from its buildings and facilities), the [...]

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Issues Illegitimate, Unenforceable Ruling

Friday, February 17, 2012

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Chevron’s Kangaroo Court Issues Illegitimate, Unenforceable Ruling

The secret arbitration panel convened by Chevron in Washington, DC last week has issued its ruling — and not surprisingly, the trio of corporate lawyers has found that they have jurisdiction to review the civil suit brought against Chevron in the public court system of the sovereign nation of Ecuador. I say it’s not surprising [...]

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VIDEO Turning Bank of America ATMs Into Truth Machines

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

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VIDEO Turning Bank of America ATMs Into Truth Machines

Last Thursday night, a team of activists working with our Energy & Finance campaign went out and turned all of Bank of America’s ATMs in San Francisco into Automated Truth Machines. A videographer rolled along with the team we sent out to hit the BoA ATMs in Chinatown and the Financial District, and put together [...]

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

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Great Moments In Stupid Chevron PR

Now that Chevron has been found guilty — again — for intentionally dumping a massive amount of toxic oil waste in the Ecuadorean Amazon, the company has become increasingly desperate to explain its refusal to take responsibility. But then, Chevron’s spokespeople have never been afraid to make absurd excuses for why their company puts profits [...]

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Vote 4 Energy: Brought to You By The American Petroleum Institute

Saturday, January 7, 2012

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Vote 4 Energy: Brought to You By The American Petroleum Institute

The American Petroleum Institute wants you (and the politicians it buys) to Vote 4 Energy in 2012. Our friends at Greenpeace describe API’s new ad campaign: “Vote 4 Energy attempts to show ‘real Americans’ who are ‘energy voters,’ meaning they are committing to vote for whichever politicians support Big Oil’s dirty agenda in this election [...]

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Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Chicago’s Week Of Action Against Bank Of America

Last week, RAN teamed up with Pilsen Environmental Rights and Reform Organization, Occupy Chicago, and Reverend Billy for a week of action against B of A highlighting the bank’s $4.3 billion dollars invested in the coal industry and its impacts on local communities in Chicago. The week started out with a visit to Bank of [...]

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Chevron’s Brazil Oil Spill Just The Latest Symptom Of Our Addiction To Oil

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

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Chevron’s Brazil Oil Spill Just The Latest Symptom Of Our Addiction To Oil

If the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster taught us anything, it’s that Big Oil has been doing very little over the last few decades to prevent oil spills despite their obscene record profits. Companies like Exxon, Chevron, and BP have all clearly decided that it’s more cost effective to use their profits to rig the system [...]

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

Friday, December 2, 2011

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VIDEO: Climate Killer Bank Of America Feels The Heat From Coast To Coast

From coast to coast, the heat is on Bank of America for its bad practices. Yesterday, a second action in the past two weeks took place in Bank of America’s home state of North Carolina, resulting in multiple arrests at a BoA branch, this time with Appalachian residents fed up with the company and its [...]

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