AIM + Indian Point = Go to Philadelphia!

By Tim Judson, Executive Director of Nuclear Information and Resource Service and Co-Founder, Alliance for a Green Economy.   Why should New Yorkers go to Philadelphia to stand up for clean energy? One simple reason: we can’t win the fight for a Clean Energy Revolution one state at a time. We’ve won incredible victories in New […]

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The Republican Party Platform Would Sink Our Planet–Literally

By Mark Schlosberg, National Organizing Director of Food & Water Watch. This year the Republican Party is holding its nominating convention in Ohio, a state that has experienced earthquakes, pollution, and other negative impacts from fracking. It’s a state with a governor – John Kasich –who has turned a blind eye to the impacts of fracking, […]

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Pipeline Protesters Use the Necessity Defense

By Robert May, an activist with ResistAIM. On June 22nd, a courtroom drama played out before Cortlandt Manor Town Justice Daniel McCathy that has broad and sweeping national implications. It involves gas pipeline protesters who are using an innovative and largely untested legal strategy called the climate necessity defense. It is a daring gambit that seeks to shift criminality from the protesters to […]

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Passion and Determination Define the Clean Energy Revolution

By Keith Fullerton, member of Center for Coalfield Justice. I’ve always felt separated. In my “hometown” of Aleppo Township, Greene County, there aren’t many opportunities for a young environmentalist, such as myself, to express themselves and get support from other like-minded folks. I moved to Waynesburg at 19, and although I knew I was geographically […]

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I’m Marching for the Future of my Grandchildren

By Ling Tsou, United for Action. On the eve of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, when the nation’s spotlight will shine on Philadelphia, we will gather in Philadelphia to march for a Clean Energy Revolution. We are already experiencing the effects of climate change with destructive flooding in West Virginia, devastating wild fires in California, and […]

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The Clean Energy March is an Opportunity to Stop the TPP

By Margaret Flowers, member of the Stop the TPP contingent. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens our work to take meaningful action to end the fossil and nuclear fuels era, build a renewable energy economy and address the climate crisis. Supporters of the TPP are pushing to ratify it this fall during the lame duck session of […]

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Marching on Behalf of the Planet

By Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi at Chuang Yen Monastery. Walking in unison can be a powerful means of social and political transformation. Gandhi’s Salt March in 1930 challenged British authority in India and began the long process of civil disobedience that culminated in India’s independence. African Americans in the 1960s won their civil rights by undertaking […]

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March for a Clean Energy Revolution at the DNC With Breast Cancer Action

By Alyssa Figueroa, Breast Cancer Action campaigns coordinator. With all eyes on the presidential candidates during election season, the inaction of thousands of elected officials across the country on crucial issues like protecting public health can easily get lost amidst the spotlight. That’s why the organization I work for, Breast Cancer Action, will soon join thousands of […]

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