Help Stop Shell’s Rush to Drill in America’s Arctic.


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Shell’s rush to drill in the Polar Bear Seas produced another blunder this month.

One of the company’s oil rigs, carrying 150,000 gallons of Continue reading

Your Voice Counts in 3 Clicks. (w/o 11.7.11)


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Three Key Action Items for the Week.

Starting this week, I will post 3-5 important action items you can take for people and planet. Your voice counts!

Photo by Grayce Pedulla Dillon via flickr.com

Pick one or all—each takes only a minute. I know there are many, many more but these struck a chord with me. Have a cause close to your heart? Feel free Continue reading

Hold hands for clean air + water


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June 25, 2011—12:00 PM your time.

People around the world will join hands June 25th on beaches and in cities for the second annual Hands Across the Sand in opposition of expanded offshore drilling and support for clean energy solutions for a sustainable planet. I hope to attend the one Continue reading

Oil Giant Ordered to Pay Record $9 Billion, But…


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The fight is not over.

A court in Ecuador recently found American oil giant Chevron guilty of widespread oil contamination that has caused massive suffering for tens of thousands of men, women, and children in Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest.

A pipe to drain crude contamination from open toxic pools into waterways near Lago Agrio, Ecuador. The toxic pools in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest were abandoned by Texaco (now Chevron) after oil drilling operations ended in 1990 and were never remediated. Photo by Caroline Bennett

[VIDEO] Now they need our help to ensure Chevron isn’t able to use its political influence and Continue reading

Are we almost there yet?


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Chevron Legacy: Toxic Waste in Ecuador


Updated 10.29.10

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18 billion gallons.

A pipe to drain crude contamination from open toxic pools into waterways near Lago Agrio, Ecuador. The toxic pools in the Ecuadorean Amazon rainforest were abandoned by Texaco (now Chevron) after oil drilling operations ended in 1990 and were never remediated. Photo by Caroline Bennett

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Calling all voices for clean energy + oil company accountability!


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photo: flickr.com | EFFER LECEBE

I know, I know… you’ve heard enough already about the oil spill blah blah blah. And maybe you share the same frustration about the Senate’s procrastination (until September) on an energy bill that won’t even limit global warming pollution. Yada yada yada.

Don’t despair! If all of us speak up about what we believe in, we can Continue reading

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