Big Oil

bomb trains share

Don’t panic, It wasn’t that kind of bang: After an amazing week of action all over the country, we won a big victory in Baltimore MD (your author’s home town) when Houston Big Oil pusher Targa Resources withdrew plans to ship volatile crude oil on so-called “Bomb Trains” through to the port. It was a great way to wrap up the #StopOilTrains week of action so […]
offshore drilling delivery at BOEM

Last week was a watershed moment in the fight to stop offshore drilling and convince President Obama’s team to keep fossil fuels in the ground. It started, as it always does, with concerned activists and members like YOU – who signed on to petitions telling the President’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to scrap all new offshore oil drilling in […]
One million voices TW

We had a huge victory when coastal communities and nearly half a million Americans (including over 20,000 Environmental Action members) demanded President Obama protect the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. He listened, and took all new Atlantic oil drilling off the table in his 5 year plan for drilling.1 Now, we have another opportunity to stop dangerous drilling plans before they […]
Philly right to breathe #breakfree2013

It’s begun. A massive wave of actions to keep fossil fuels in the ground and Break Free from climate change and dirty energy is sweeping the globe. Already, there have been marches in the Philippines, Coal mines protested in the U.K., anti-fossil-fuel flotillas off the shore of Australia and last weekend in Philadelphia, a massive action outside an oil refinery. I was there, […]
PA AG investigate Exxon

This Tuesday voters in PA will vote for the nominees to be their next Pennsylvania Attorney General (PA-AG). We’re calling on all the candidates to join 17 other states looking into Exxon’s climate cover up. Read the full letter below and put in your two cents right here: Send a tweet Tell @johnmorganelli @JoshShapiroPA @zappalaforpa @RaffertyforAG & @joepeters4AG to investigate what #ExxonKnew pic.twitter.com/uXeuMAyeAk — […]
Obama's climate legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2016 Contact: Drew Hudson, drew@environmental-action.org, 802-272-9763 David Turnbull, david@priceofoil.org, 202-316-3499 John Sellers, john@other98.com, 510-390-6416 Rodrigo Estrada, rodrigo.estrada@greenpeace.org, 202-478-6632 Keep it in the Ground” petition meets goal, response from White House required A petition calling for an end to fossil fuel leasing on public lands and waters has garnered more than 100,000 signatures on the White House’s “We the People” online platform, surpassing the […]
Dont Frack Sunshine

HB 191 Sails Through The House With 73-45 Vote,  Public Health Amendments Rejected This past Wednesday, the Florida House approved a controversial bill to expand fracking throughout the state and preempt local communities from implementing bans or moratoriums on the extreme practice. Eviscerating the right of local jurisdictions to block fracking is contentious and unprecedented in itself, but it was some […]
Demdebateinvite

. Live Blog LIVE – Watch the last #DemDebate before Iowa Caucuses   The Democratic candidates for President are in South Carolina for their fourth presidential debate and the New York Times says “while the previous events had few fireworks, Sunday night’s promises to be a feistier affair.”1  That’s because with the Iowa caucuses only two weeks away, the race there has gotten […]
SOTU

Tune with us Tuesday January 12 at 9pm Eastern to watch President Obama’s last State Of The Union address with live commentary on climate change, clean water, fracking, wildlife and more! Live Blog Live! Obama’s last SOTU watch party   It seems like only recently that I watched President Obama’s first State of the Union (SOTU). But it has almost been eight years, […]
Crude Christmas

Dear ExxonMobil Corporation: Thanks to the amazing reporting of InsideClimate News, we know that you were not alone in one of the biggest cover-up scandals in human history. For almost 40 years, others in the ‪#‎BigOil‬ Syndicate were also aware that the burning and extraction of your products are a big contributor to climate change. Instead of sharing this knowledge with the […]