Fracking Lights Up the Night Sky: Take Action to Kick Our Newest Fossil Fuel Addiction

Fracking Lights Up the Night Sky: Take Action to Kick Our Newest Fossil Fuel Addiction

When NASA snapped some photos of the US at night, Americans may have been surprised to find our domestic fossil fuel extraction… well, illuminated. NPR published a piece on the light created by burning natural gas, which is being flared off as a byproduct of “fracking” or extracting oil and gas trapped in rock formations… Read more »

Tell Congress to Dump the Monsanto Rider

Tell Congress to Dump the Monsanto Rider

In the wake of Prop 37 there’s still plenty of GMO battles worth fighting, especially on the national level. We’re passing on this message from the Center for Food Safety. To take action, click here…
“The biotech industry has quietly inserted a dangerous policy rider into the Agriculture Appropriations bill now being considered in Congress.… Read more »

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

Send a Message to Leaders in Rio: Stop Fossil Fuel Subsidies!

In one week, the UN is gathering global leaders to Brazil for Rio +20, marking twenty years since the conference in the same city made the environment a priority for global governance. Twenty years on, many things still need to change. Advocates are circulating a petition to end governments’ subsidies of fossil fuels, which currently… Read more »