climate change

Last night 17 Republicans took the stage in Ohio as part of two sessions of the first debate of the GOP Primary. For weeks, Environmental Action members have been calling out the entire Republican field of the troubling trend of climate denial.We had hoped, with the big news of President Obama’s Clean Power Plan dominating the news and several candidates […]

Last weekend California Fracktivists came together in 18 cities from Eureka, all the way down to San Diego, to deliver a collective message to Gov. Jerry Brown: End Fracking Now! The Clean Not Extreme events were held in response to a new California study that revealed the many dangers of fracking and the fact that fracked waste water is currently […]
Carbon Bath

The United States (U.S.) currently has no rules for global warming pollution from power plants. This is significant given that power plants account for roughly 40 percent of carbon dioxide emissions — the single largest source in the nation. Globally, U.S. power plants accounted for 6 percent of global warming emissions, second only to China. For these reasons, President Obama’s […]
GOP debate RSVP

The Fox News debate starts tonight at 9pm Eastern, but the media is still failing to fact-check many candidates’ climate denying statements. For example all major broadcast and cable news outlets other than MSNBC let climate denial go unchallenged 75 percent of the time!Join us tonight at 9pm for a live chat and debate watching party. RSVP here to get a […]
Frack Free Local Radio

NPR is still taking money from frackers, running pro-fracking ads and reporting stories with a pro-fracked gas bias. So far, we’ve had trouble getting the national reporters and ombuds people to listen to our concerns, so we’re trying a new angle to turn up the volume and get them to drop the frackers:NPR gets more money from local stations (like […]
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 […]
RSVP here

Every day a bomb is rolling through America. It shudders past schools. It clatters by parks and wildlife. It’s a bomb on rails, and we’ve seen what happens when it explodes: Two years ago a bomb train killed 47 people in a small town in Canada.Only luck has prevented the same thing from happening here in America – where bomb […]
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 […]
TPP = LNG exports

Today was a dizzying day in the House of Representatives as they voted on a package of bills associated with trade legislation. The package included the so-called “Fast Track” authority, which would give President Obama authority to negotiate free trade deals such as the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) without Congressional input. Sensing how close the vote would be, the president made […]