USA: Thousands march, about 100 arrested protesting mountaintop removal mining

On the 27th of September, thousands of opponents of mountaintop removal coal mining converged on DC. Many were from West Virgina, Tennesee, and other areas devastated by this destructive mining practice. After blockading the EPA and PNC Bank, about 100 were arrested at the White House.

Photos: Rally, White House Sit In, PNC Bank Sit In |
Video: Appalachia Rising in DC | Audio: Speaker at Appalachia Rising rally at Freedom Plaza

Related: Appalachia Rising: Over 100 arrested at White House | RAN - Citizens Occupy PNC: The Bank of Mountaintop Removal | Speech by NASA climate scientist James Hansen at Freedom Plaza

Australia: Activists close world's largest coal export port

Climate activists have closed down the three coal export terminals at Newcastle harbour, the world's largest coal export port, stopping all production and loading. "Urgent action against global warming is needed. We have been forced to make our dramatic protest today because the Federal government is failing to take any action." said Anika Dean from Rising Tide Newcastle.

Beehive Design launches "True Cost of Coal"

True cost of coalTrue cost of coal

After two years of collaborative research, storysharing, metaphor crafting, and meticulous illustrating, the bees have completed an epic illustration about mountaintop removal coal mining!

Worldwide BP Protest Day, June 12

Worldwide BP Protest Day, June 12

There is a worldwide movement growing against BP. The worst environmental disaster of its kind in history has mobilized countless protests across the planet.

U.S.: Protest the Gulf Coast Oil Crisis!

U.S.: Protest the Gulf Coast Oil Crisis!

Once again the fossil fuel industry has brought crisis to the Gulf Coast. Devastation of untold proportions spews non-stop from BP’s oil well as politicians try to save face with empty promises, and oil companies preserve their profits with PR campaigns. This catastrophic spill comes on the heels of Obama’s plan to expand offshore drilling. The price of burning fossil fuels is too high.

Greenpeace takes aim at Koch Industries for funding Climate Denial

A new Greenpeace report uncovers the multimillion dollar funding and intense lobbying against climate science and climate action by Koch Industries, that eclipses the traditional funding for climate deniers from ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies.

Greenpeace Reports: Koch Industries: secretly funding the climate denial machine | Dealing in Doubt: A Brief History of Attacks on Climate Science, Climate Scientists and the IPCC

Australia: Climate protest fleet attempts Blockade of World's largest coal port

Newcastle, Sun Mar 28, 2010: Climate activists from Rising Tide blocked entry to the world's largest coal port on Newcastle Harbour, north of Sydney. The 'People's Blockade of the World's Biggest Coal Port' put together a motley protest fleet of 60 rafts, kayaks and boats including a 70 foot yacht. Over 350 people attended the protest according to Greens MLC Lee Rhiannon. Carbon dioxide emissions from coal is a major contributor of climate change. Photos on Flickr | More photos

U.S.: Anti-MTR Activists Risk Arrest at EPA HQ

U.S.: Anti-MTR Activists Risk Arrest at EPA HQ

Activists Risk Arrest with Elaborate Protest at EPA HQ; Demand Immediate Action to Stop Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

Group Erects Purple Mountain Majesty At EPA; Say “If Administrator Lisa Jackson Won’t Visit the Appalachian Mountains, They Will Bring The Mountains to Her”

Burn up the Biosphere and Call It Renewable Energy

Burn up the Biosphere and Call It Renewable Energy

Burn Up the Biosphere and Call It Renewable Energy: The New Taxpayer
Bailout That Will Make You Sick AND Poor

Just when you thought the biofuels bad dream was about over along
comes the nightmare of "biomass."
by Rachel Smolker

Last week President Obama announced his plans to ensure that the
mandate for biofuels, 36 billion gallons by 2022, voted into law in

U.S.: Resist Carbon Trading Action in NYC, Jan. 9 & 13

U.S.:  Resist Carbon Trading Action in NYC, Jan. 9 & 13



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