Tag Archives: Activism

350.org

Friends, Last week Donald Trump told the US Army Corps of Engineers to stop their comprehensive environmental review of the Dakota Access Pipeline. It’s up to us to deny that request. Sorry, Donald. Yesterday, things got worse. This review moved … Continue reading

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Trump’s dangerous agenda

Donald Trump has announced his latest cabinet positions: Scott Pruitt for the EPA and Cathy McMorris Rodgers for Department of the Interior. With a history of questioning the settled science of climate change and doing Big Polluters’ dirty work, we … Continue reading

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Scott Pruitt to head up the Environmental Protection Agency

Breaking: News reports say Trump will nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as his choice to head up the Environmental Protection Agency. Pruitt is straight up anti-EPA. As the Attorney General of Oklahoma, he led the state’s fight against the … Continue reading

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NASA’s satellite data

a recent interview with one of Trump’s top advisers has revealed a plan to make deep cuts to NASA’s funding, specifically targeting NASA’s climate research. Unbelievable though it is, he called this basic Earth observation research “politicized science.” We can’t … Continue reading

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Standing Rock water protectors

On Sunday night, Water Protectors were met with water hoses in freezing temperatures, shot with rubber bullets, and sprayed with pepper spray. Over a hundred were injured, some seriously. It is more important than ever to stand with Standing Rock … Continue reading

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First Amendment protected activities

In a blatant attempt to intimidate peaceful protesters and discourage First Amendment protected activities, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agents reportedly visited the homes of peaceful activists and community organizers in Cleveland, Ohio recently, … Continue reading

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Restaurant City

About 1.3 billion pounds of food is wasted every year. Houston is the “#1 Restaurant City” in the nation and with grocery stores on every corner, what better way to help feed the hungry than to end food waste? We … Continue reading

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offshore drilling

  THURSDAY DEADLINE: This is our chance to block offshore drilling in pristine places like the Arctic FOR GOOD! Be one of the 50,000 signatures that help to stop offshore drilling » Petition to President Obama and the Department of … Continue reading

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Look refugees in the eye

By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times – Friday, June 10, 2016 Two North African asylum seekers have been charged with arson in Germany after they allegedly set fire to a shelter in the western city of Duesseldorf. German investigators … Continue reading

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poultry and egg processing factories

Tell the Department of Labor: “Investigate the inhumane treatment and horrible working conditions at poultry and egg processing factories, and step in to enforce fair labor standards.” Add your name: Last fall, Oxfam America released a report detailing the the … Continue reading

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