Have you ever looked at a news report on rampant climate destruction, industry funded climate denial or the quarterly earnings of big oil companies like Exxon — and thought jeez, do these people just hate America or what?
I'm frustrated that despite some good actions reining in coal and cleaning up cars, President Obama and his team are mostly putting the interests of the gas industry ahead of our health, safety and climate.
Have you seen this? Thomas Friedman interviewed President Obama on climate change, and he's got some interesting things to say about fracking, climate denial, and the need for action. Check it out and encourage others to send comments on Obama's big new rule to cap global warming pollution from power plants.
On Wednesday June 4, workers around the country were rising up to demand that Walmart acknowledge what the Walmart economy really looks like. Environmental Action was there too, making sure that what the Walmart economy means for the planet was shared across social media.
Maine has some of the nation's best habitat for black bears. These intelligent, wild creatures are extremely shy and are rarely seen. So rather than respect nature, vicious sport hunters resort to killing bears with dogs, steel traps that break their bones and leave them to bleed to death, and baiting them with piles of donuts and other food.
Beyonce was just named one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people and the number one theme trending on Facebook right now is Beyonce's North American tour starting in July. If there is any time that Pepsi will listen to Beyonce about not blocking GMO labels, it's now.
Some things, you truly have to see to believe, or at least to understand. Last week's reject and protect rally was one of them. For six days, a coalition of ranchers, tribal communities, environmentalists and many others came together in Washington D.C. to stand united against pollution, climate change and the political odds. Oh, and Neil Young was there, so that was awesome.
I don't know if this action will stop the KXL pipeline. The State Department has delayed the final decision yet again, so it will be a few more months before we know for sure. But when we stop this pipeline, and all the pipelines, I believe it will be because of actions that look like this. See for yourself here
On April 22, dozens of Environmental Action members delivered "greenwasher of the year" awards to their local Walmart as part of our campaign to get the company to stop fibbing and live up to it's own promises to protect the planet. Here are some of the reports we rceived from members: