Walter Brasch: Where the oil and gas lobby has been able to mount a multi-million dollar media campaign, the people who proudly call themselves “fractivists” have countered by effective use of the social media and low-budget but highly effective rallies.
Dan Bacher: Hundreds of indigenous people from California and across the country gathered with a crowd of over 4,000 people at the State Capitol in Sacramento on March 15 to send a clear message to Governor Brown: ban fracking, an environmentally destructive oil extraction practice that pollutes groundwater, rivers and the oceans.
Fracking Industry: The gas drilling industry is dependent on independent contractors who often provide little or no benefits to their workers.
Fracking Activists: The unanimous adoption of the LA ordinance comes of the eve of the state Democratic Party convention in LA.
Texas Fracking: Destroying God’s world to maximize your profits is not Rex Tillerson’s right.
Farmers Against Fracking: With drought jeopardizing California agriculture, farmers urge Gov. Brown to place a moratorium on fracking.
Coast-to-Coast Climate March: We need to go directly to those communities most directly affected by our short-sighted energy policies .
God and Climate Change: The Holy Trinity of big oil, natural gas and “clean” coal grease the palms of political roundheels.
Dirty Coal: Coal interests hope to construct North America’s largest coal export terminal on this “home of the Ancient Ones.”
500-Year Drought: Governor Brown’s approach to ignore moral hazards of an oil-based economy socializing its losses has hit the fan.
Ban Fracking in California — If all Californians remind Jerry that he works for us, not oil and gas, he won’t be able to ignore us.
Urging President Obama to Reject Keystone — Today, activists will participate in protest vigils in seven cities across Southern California.
Train Derailments — Mile-long trains of tanker cars that are not designed to carry crude oil put the entire nation at risk.