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Stroller Brigade: Mothers Call on PepsiCo CEO To Act on Climate Change

  Do you read the ingredients of everything your child eats? I try to. As a mom, grocery shopping is no simple task. I'm constantly reading labels, on the hunt for nasty additives that could harm my one year old's health. Is the can my coconut milk is packaged in BPA-free? Refined sugar in his granola bars? Pesticides on his blueberries? The list goes on. Since palm oil has become one of...

Join Rainforest Action Network at the People’s Climate March

On September 23, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will convene a summit of global politicians and emitters to discuss climate change in the lead up to the U.N. climate talks in 2015 in Paris. On Sunday the 21st, a diverse coalition of groups has called for the largest climate march in North American history to send a message to those global leaders that business as usual is not enough. Rainforest Action Network will be at the People's Climate March with an important message: You can't fight climate change without challenging corporate power.  RAN has a 29 year history of running hard-hitting campaigns against a rogue's gallery of climate criminals: the worst logging, fossil fuel extraction and finance companies on the planet. From Wall Street banks funding tar sands and coal to global forest destroyers like...

Seattle Climate Activists Stop Oil-By-Rail With Daring Aerial Blockade

On Tuesday, five residents of Seattle and Everett, WA, working with Rising Tide Seattle, stopped work at a Burlington Northern Santa-Fe Rail Yard in Everett by erecting a tripod-structure on the outbound railroad tracks, directly in front of a mile-long oil train. Seattle resident, small business owner and mother Abby Brockway took bold and effective action by climbing the 18-foot tall tripod. A tripod is a tool used traditionally in forest defense that looks like a teepee without the tent canvas. Brockway was arrested, along with four other members of her team, after sitting atop a tripod for eight hours. The blockade stopped trains carrying both coal and oil. Numerous times, the police tried to extract her and she held out with additional lockdown devices to prolong her occupation.  Also at one point she told the police, she'd come...

Be a Part of the Biggest Climate March in History

On September 21, New York City will see the biggest climate march in history. Be a part of it! You know the deadly effects of climate change: more storms like Superstorm Sandy in New York, and Typhoon Haiyan in...

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