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Friday, Nov 13 2015
Keystone XL pipeline fight shows power of US climate movement
OpEd on KXL “After a seven year fight, President Obama finally rejected the northern leg of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. But it is important...
Thursday, Nov 12 2015
Demonstrators Block BLM Office Entrance To Protest Mineral Rights Auction
Video of CO KING protest “This is not okay,” said Ruth Breech, Senior Campaigner for Climate and Energy at Rainforest Action Network. “Our public lands...
Friday, Nov 6 2015
Environmental Activists Prepare for Next Fight After Keystone Victory
KXL & KING “It’s good, and at the same time it cannot be the extent of Obama’s work on climate,” said Lindsey Allen, Rainforest Action...
Friday, Oct 23 2015
Is Indonesia's fire crisis connected to the palm oil in our snack food?
OpEd on Indo fires and Snack Food 20 “If you have not flown over the region recently, it is truly difficult to grasp the immense...
Thursday, May 7 2015
BofA moves away from financing coal companies
“The Rainforest Action Network targeted BofA in 2011, saying the bank was strident in its support of coal mining. During that protest, the organization hung...
Thursday, May 7 2015
Bank of America Curbs Financing of Coal Industry After Years of Activist Pressure
“The change follows years of activism targeting Bank of America for its leading role in funding the coal industry, including the controversial practice of mountaintop...
Wednesday, May 6 2015
Bank Of America Backs Away From Funding Coal Mining
“It's a shift for one of the largest banks in the United States that has, at least in the past, been a big financier of...
Wednesday, May 6 2015
B of A Chief Bends to Complaints of Investors, Environmentalists
“Environmentalists have spent the past four years pushing for such a change and they said B of A now has the strongest policy of its...
Wednesday, May 6 2015
Bank of America's New Policy to Limit Credit Exposure to Coal
“The bank announced its new coal policy at its annual meeting, saying it would cut back its lending to coal extraction companies and coal divisions...
Thursday, Apr 30 2015
Banks and Pension Funds Continue to Bankroll Deforestation and Land Grabs
“Since the financial crises of 2007-2008, land and the commodities grown on it have been hugely attractive to a more risk averse investment community. But...