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stop oil trains weeks of action

Today is the last day of our Stop Oil Trains Week of Action – and it’s been extraordinary. We started last Saturday July 4 with a beautiful and somber march in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, to launch the week. That was followed on Monday by an event where four Bay Area activists were arrested attempting to hang a 2400sq ft “stop oil trains […]
Kick Koch off the board

Demonstrators braved the heat wave to send a clear message to the Smithsonian: cut all ties to fossil fuels. We delivered 430,000 petition signatures calling on the museum to kick oil mogul David Koch off its board, and to fire Willie Soon, a staff scientist who took $1.25 million from the Koch brothers, ExxonMobil Corporation and other fossil fuel interest […]
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#fercus Tweets WOW. When Environmental Action members signed on to support another week of action at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), I knew it would be a powerful, important week of action. What I wasn’t prepared for was how fun, creative and downright beautiful it would all be! On behalf of the hundreds of people who showed up, made art, called […]
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Chip in to make more days of action like this one possible! Chip in to make more days of action like this one possible! Click here to call Walmart’s sustainability hotline, or watch the video and find out more below.   Green Groups, workers, push back on Walmart &  Biz Roundtable’s claim to “lead” on sustainability. For more Information contact: Drew Hudson, Environmental Action: 802-272-9764 Stacy Mitchel, […]
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Yesterday I addressed the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) in a last ditch effort  to keep the 20 year hunting ban on hunting bears intact. It was an honor to represent the amazing membership of Environmental Action and present FWC with the $5,000 we donated towards non-lethal management tools like bear proof trash cans and public education. Thank you so […]
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More than a dozen of our allies from Cove Point Maryland and other frontline communities disrupted the monthly Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioners’ meeting on Thursday. They were there to deliver more than 20,000 messages from Environmental Action members and other allies calling on FERC to shut down the construction of a massive fracked gas export terminal at Cove […]
Thank You Monarchs

Late last night, just before the deadline, I submitted over 44,000 letters from Environmental Action members supporting the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) petition to list the monarch butterfly as an endangered species. It was one of 628 online submissions, many of them just in the last few days. You can see all the comments here or search for ours […]
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Last night's election was, as the President put it "a shellacking." Climate champions were replaced by climate deniers. GMO labeling was denied. Wildlife will continue being hunted in cruel and unnecessary ways. It wasn't all bad news: Several cities passed bans on fracking – including Denton, in the heart of Texas oil country. The new Congressional class includes more women than […]

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 (more links and digest below the video). Email friends   Email friends   What's […]
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It's official. Thanks in part to the tens of thousands of us who signed petitions, and called and wrote our Senators Gina McCarthy is the new head of the EPA after surviving a more than 150-day filibuster. McCarthy was one of several executive branch appointees have been held up by a series of stalling tactics for the last few months. This is […]