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Archive | June, 2010

Jan Lundberg Attacks Sierra Club’s Support for “Clean Cars”

June 29, 2010

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Our good friends The Sierra Club are at it again – this time with regards to motor transport. The Sierra Club believe you can have “clean cars” as demonstrated by this press release, emanating from the new radical Executive Director, Michael Brune (didn’t take long for him to become a member of the establishment, did […]

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The Rainbow Fades as Greenpeace Betrays the Whales | Paul Watson

June 28, 2010

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Monday, June 21, 2010 The Rainbow Fades as Greenpeace Betrays the Whales Commentary by Captain Paul Watson Co-founder of the Greenpeace Foundation Pardon me thy bleeding piece of Earth that I am so gentle and mild with these butchers. – William Shakespeare – Julius Caesar Back in 1974 when Dr. Paul Spong, Robert Hunter and […]

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Sierra Club members call for Leadership

June 24, 2010

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Sierra Club members call for Leadership: Do not put special financial interests above the sustainability of nature’s planetary life-support systems. June 24, 2010 BACKGROUND: We are alarmed by the current Sierra Club stance on the Kerry-Lieberman Federal energy-climate bill. Although a Clubhouse web site has been accepting comment about the topic, there has been no […]

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GREENWASH | New WWF and Allianz climate business game

June 22, 2010

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Playing games while the planet burns … Climate Business Leaders wanted: WWF and Allianz are calling on the internet-community worldwide to test climate business strategies online While politics and a lot of companies are losing precious time in climate protection, every user can now play the online-game CEO2 launched by financial service provider Allianz and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: BP Funds Front Group Claiming Oil Spill Jobs Are Better Than ‘Normal’ Ones, Storm Will Clean Up Oil

June 22, 2010

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EXCLUSIVE: BP Funds Front Group Claiming Oil Spill Jobs Are Better Than ‘Normal’ Ones, Storm Will Clean Up Oil Shortly after BP’s catastrophic oil spill in the gulf, the New York Times spoke to Quenton Dokken, the executive director of the Gulf of Mexico Foundation, about the environmental impact. “The sky is not falling,” Dokken […]

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Sierra Club Chooses Corporate Sponsorship Over Grassroots Activists

June 18, 2010

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Sierra Club Chooses Corporate Sponsorship Over Grassroots Activists June 16, 2010 There is no shortage of worthy targets in the gulf cleanup effort that the Sierra Club could be aiming for right now: the Center for Biological Diversity exposed Ken Salazar for granting new drilling permits after he said there was a moratorium. Food & […]

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Shale gas play and the NRDC

June 18, 2010

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http://www.actforclimatejustice.org/tools-resources/issues/mcj-take-on-corporate-polluters-and-corporate-environmental-organizations/nrdcs-greatest-environmental-hits/ The above link gives more information about the NRDC’s role in a few major betrayals of the environment. One of those included the permitting of 8 coal fired power plants in Texas which the NRDC helped take place. NRDC played a role in the TXU buyout, which betrayed a local environmental coalition seeking a […]

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GREENWASH | A special look at the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement

June 17, 2010

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A special look at the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement by Vancouver Media Co-op The June 16-30 issue takes a hard look at the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement and features wise words from environmental groups fighting corporate greenwashing. Download the PDF of the 14th issue here We need help with distribution! If you are able to […]

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Why The Sierra Club No Longer Deserves Your Trust

June 17, 2010

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Why The Sierra Club No Longer Deserves Your Trust Jane Hamsher Founder, FireDogLake.com Posted: June 14, 2010 01:52 PM There has been a massive silence on the part of the major environmental groups in the wake of the BP oil catastrophe, ever since the rig collapsed. But it went into overdrive last week when many […]

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Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP

June 16, 2010

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Oil spill cleanup, containment efforts, hearings in wake of gulf disaster Cleanup and containment efforts continue at the Gulf of Mexico site of the oil spill following the Deepwater Horizon explosion. “The first thing I did was sell my shares in BP, not wanting anything to do with a company that is so careless,” wrote […]

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