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NY PSC Hearing TODAY!

There are 2 sessions of a New York Public Service Commission hearing on the proposed “Clean Energy Standard“. Almost unbelieveably, it includes a “zero-emission” credit for nuclear energy—a dangerous precedent if it stands. We must send a loud and clear message that this is not acceptable; science shows emissions of heat into nearby waters (in [...]

Support the Human Right to Water—Detroit!

On behalf of the residents of Detroit and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO), allies and supporters are asking individuals, organizations, and human rights defenders to sign a petition asking President Obama, Michigan Governor Rick Synder, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to intercede immediately and tell Detroit Water and Sewage Department to stop the massive water shutoffs in Detroit.

Sour Grapes in ‘Wine Country’: Intense Challenges to Wineries Erupt

Sonoma County’s premium wine industry in the San Francisco North Bay has become a magnet that attracts developers from around the country, across oceans, and nearby. They move heavy industrial operations into rural areas and expand them to become event centers and commercial bottling operations. Under the pretense that they are merely agriculture, rather than alcohol-producing factories, large wineries seek to avoid Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)

People Climate March Continuing to Build the Movement

The PCM network is organizing a call where we can talk about how we can stay connected as a network and keep doing actions together. On that call we can share some action ideas, brainstorm about how to be as creative as possible with the Yes Men, and also get introduced to a new organizing platform called the Action Switchboard

Brought to you by capitalism #2 – Climate Catastrophe

Join a conference call with journalist Dahr Jamail, filmmaker Frank Lopez, and professor David Klein for a discussion about how extremely dire the climate change situation really is, and the need for us to smash global capitalism if we are to save the planet. Moderated by Stephanie McMillan, hosted by InterOccupy.