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Suzie Canales never planned on going back home. But, when she saw what was happening to her family, her friends, and her neighbors in her community, she could not stay away. In 1999, Suzie visited ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 12:18 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
This week I want to honor some of the most hard-working activists on our Beyond Coal campaign - Team Asheville in North Carolina. After years of rallies, public meetings, educational forums, ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 12:40 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Illinois State Senator Andy Manar is getting pushback from constituents after introducing a bill to help the heavily subsidized state coal mining industry. A coal industry lobbyist with Foresight ...
by Willinois
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 12:45 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Otto Braided Hair speaks at a press conference against coal exports. He is a traditional leader from the Northern Cheyenne and does not represent the tribal government. "We collectively stand ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 15, 2015 at 12:06 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
VOX has put together a video stitching together years of satellite imagery around the globe, showing how humans have impacted the earth in a variety of ways. It is beautiful and disturbing and ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 09:59 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Southwest methane "hot spot" The methane hotspot reported by NASA this past October is getting science's ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu May 07, 2015 at 01:03 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
The following guest post is an open letter to Detroit-based utility company DTE Energy, which is having its annual shareholder meeting this week. The letter was authored by Alisha Winters, a mother ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 06, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Curbing coal plant emissions would save lots of lives. Not that this matters to EPA haters. A new study published in the ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 12:50 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
Mary Anne Hitt testifying with a very tiny Hazel. Thousands of parents across the U.S. today are taking part in the annual "Take Your Child to Work Day." It's a great chance to show our sons and ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 09:12 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
On the heels of last week's fantastic Bloomberg Philanthropies and Beyond Coal announcement came some news from Michigan demonstrating once again how powerful our activists are. Michigan State ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 10:43 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Cross-Posted by DeSmogBlog The Billings Gazette has revealed that coal mining company Cloudpeak Energy ghost wrote protest letters to the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) on behalf of allied ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2015 at 09:50 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The business case for ever building two coal export mega-terminals in the Pacific Northwest is falling apart. From the Guardian: China's coal imports fall nearly half in 12 months as anti-...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 03:45 PM PDT with 98 Recommends
Illinois' largest public utility will now be overseen by a mayor who pledged to keep renewable energy as part of its energy mix. Springfield's Democratic Mayor-elect Jim Langfelder deserves credit ...
by Willinois
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Today, I had the honor of standing with Michael Bloomberg and dozens of Sierra Club volunteers, staff, and supporters in Washington, DC, to announce a new round of investment by Bloomberg ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 07:17 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
President Obama's election to his 2nd term energized the resistance against him and the result was a strong mid-term showing for Republicans.
by BCain
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Apr 05, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Clean energy lovers cover the front steps of the State Capitol in Salem, Oregon. On Tuesday, more than 200 leaders from the public health, academic, business, and environmental community traveled ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Mar 26, 2015 at 10:34 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Today, the Supreme Court will hear polluter arguments against the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) vital Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), a long-overdue protection finalized in 2012 ...
by Mary Anne Hitt
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Mar 25, 2015 at 09:20 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Time to clear the air in Beijing. Government officials in Beijing are finally ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 01:09 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Whenever I see "liberals" who collaborate with the forces of darkness, I am not entirely surprised--power and ego are a powerful mixture--and I immediately have a flash of Jack London's treatment of ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2015 at 06:18 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
IF a terrorist group found a way to poison the air and water millions of Americans depend on, IF they found a way to inflict long-lasting effects on health and well-being while ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 10:33 PM PDT with 12 Recommends