Reject and Protect – It’s a wrap!

When we started this fight a few years ago, conventional wisdom was that the KXL Pipeline was sure to be built. So even though the State Department delayed the final decision a few weeks ago, that's not a set-back, it's a win for the planet. Every day that the pipeline decision is delayed, the confidence of the investors needed to finance this […]

Live From NPR, Don’t Even Think About Fracking!

NPR has been airing pro-fracking statements for months, but when we confronted them about it, they refused to air our anti-fracking sponsored message or listen to our concerns. So we took a small FM transmitter to their front door and broadcast a live radio show that told the truth about fracking right from their doorstep. On the show were interviews […]

How Walmart spent Earth Day (updated)

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:  "Today is a wonderful day! I headed to the West […]

Don’t Be Fooled in 2014

As corporations tout their “green” credentials around Earth Day, our new report details the most misleading, galling or surprising corporate lies about the planet all year. Read all about it and our plan to Deliver the “Award” to Walmart Stores on Earth Day. Download Don't be Fooled 2014 here For Immediate Release: April 17, 2014For more information contact: Drew Hudson, The Green […]

Pumping up the volume at NPR

When I left our meeting with NPR last December – I was feeling pretty good. We'd gathered over 40,000 signatures. You'd helped us raise money to air an anti-fracking spot on WNYC, the nation's biggest NPR affiliate. And we'd just spent an hour talking fracking facts and consequences with the Ombudsman and acting CEO.  But in the last few weeks it's […]

Smucker’s won’t like these stickers

A lot has happened in the last couple of weeks ,so I wanted to share a  quick update on our campaign to get Smucker's to stop blocking GMO labels and what else is coming up. We had a major breakthrough last week, when Smucker's Vice President of Corporate Communications, Maribeth Burns reached out to us to set up a meeting regarding […]

50,000 voices for clean water in West Virginia

I was honored to stand with West Virginians as they took 50,000 petition signatures for clean water, including 20,000 from Environmental Action members to the Office of Surface mining this week. It was an amazing moment that brought home just how important it is never to forget the people impacted by environmental disasters. Johanna De Graffenreid, our partner in raising $2500 for […]

Delivering more than pizza to Chevron and Harrisburg: your signatures

Here are two report backs from Environmental Action members who started their own local campaigns with us and our partner MoveOn.org. If you have an issue that concerns the planet, you can start your own petition right here and be the next member to make an impact for the planet locally, or globally! More than 12,000 Environmental Action members and partners signed […]

Smucker’s Vice President just said What?

Last week, the Wooster College Voice ran an article highlighting the campaign by dozens of Wooster college students and tens of thousands of Environmental Action members who to tell Smucker's to stop blocking GMO labeling. On Friday, Maribeth Burns, Vice President of Corporate Communications at Schmucker's (The J.M. Smucker Company), responded.  You can view a clipping of the article below, it […]