Citizen Action Monitor

Climate scientists at COP 19 warn talks are going backwards and risk 4C warming

COP 19 negotiating community is made up of “carbon profligate people,” says Kevin Anderson No 919 Posted by fw, November 22, 2013 How bad could things get if we don’t … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Unless we radically reduce our emissions by 2019, the future will not be one you want to bequeath to your children

And we’re on the cusp of leaving it too late; some say it’s already too late No 918 Posted by fw, November 22, 2013 “Every day that we fail to … Continue reading

November 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

More activist groups abandon “do nothing” COP 19, vowing “We’ll be back!” next year

“We don’t want promises. We don’t want empathy. We want solidarity.” No 917 Posted by fw, November 21, 2013 The COP-OUT should have happened years ago, but better late than … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“COP 19 is a complete betrayal to the sense of urgency that is needed” — Kumi Naidoo of Greenpeace

Hundreds of environmental activists quit COP 19 negotiating meetings No 916 Posted by fw, November 21, 2013 “Our political leaders have the temerity to tolerate the fact that we are … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Jill Stein, Margaret Flowers – Two activists on a path of positive resistance to transform American political system

“When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty” No 915 Posted by fw, November 19, 2013 “What’s so hopeful to me is seeing frontline communities all around the country, standing up … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

“What’s at risk if we do not take action, truly, is the survival of civilization as we know it,” says Al Gore

“The answer is in our hands” No 914 Posted by fw, November 18, 2013 Al Gore Explains Why Civilization Might Not Survive the Next 100 Years by Brian Merchant, Motherboard, … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Corporate sponsors “own” COP 19 climate talks in Warsaw

Most astounding, Christiana Figueres, the head of COP 19, welcomed the coal industry as “part of the solution” No 913­­ Posted by fw, November 18, 2013 “This is perhaps the … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

EXTINCTION! If you’re not concerned about mass extinction on Earth perhaps you should be

Geologists who study mass extinctions are becoming concerned, as are more climate scientists No 912­­ Posted by fw, November 18, 2013 “The fossil fuel companies are sitting on roughly 2 … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Don’t Mess With Texas: Michael Bishop’s Battle Against TransCanada Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

No 911­­ Posted by fw, November 17, 2013 Michael Bishop Explains Why He Filed A Lawsuit Against TransCanada — from Julie Dermansky Don’t Mess With Texas: Michael Bishop’s Battle Against … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carbon pollution is fueling the climate crisis, costing us big time

Short video shows how we got to this point of “unimaginable devastation” No 910­­ Posted by fw, November 16, 2013 “The point is we are all paying today for carbon … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Al Gore, dedicated to unleashing global movement demanding action on climate change

Gore’s Climate Reality Project exists to forge bedrock of impassioned global support for urgent action No 909­­ Posted by fw, November 15, 2013 The Climate Reality Project is a global … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building small windmill from scrap no small achievement for Diwakar Reddy of India

Diwakar tells his inspiring story in this short Climate Reality documentary video No 908­­ Posted by fw, November 14, 2013 “Last July, I was so excited, when I was told … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Harper gov wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on lengthy First Nations litigation

In 90 percent of cases, aboriginal people win – there’s “absolutely” a better way to resolve these issues No 907­­ Posted by fw, November 14, 2013 “With the federal government … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

New Zealand climate deniers must pay $90,000 for bringing “faulty” lawsuit against environmental science institute

The suit claimed the institute’s research methodology was flawed No 906­­ Posted by fw, November 13, 2013 “A New Zealand group dedicated to downplaying the existence of climate change has been … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Truth Exposed — Canadian oil industry’s “Profit over Planet” mindset revealed by internal emails

Greenpeace Canada researcher confirms industry successfully delayed proposed carbon tax  No 905­­ Posted by fw, November 8, 2013 “Emails between the Canadian federal government and the Canadian Association of Petroleum … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

“If you pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we will not obey,” defiant activists’ message to Washington

Among their actions, activists are organizing municipalities to pass TPP-Free Zone laws No 904­­ Posted by fw, November 6, 2013 “We are in a time of transformational change. The opportunity … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

SHOCKER — Governments shaft citizens – Secret sellout to corporations in monstrous assault on democracy

New trade rules surrender control to corporations to sue governments, overrule parliaments, undermine citizen rights No 903­­ Posted by fw, November 5, 2013 “Investor-state rules could be used to smash … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bully Harper “blacklists” Canadian artist who dared lambast tar sands, KXL

Emboldened and infuriated, artist, Franke James, takes her message to Washington insiders No 902­­ Posted by fw, November 4, 2013 “Three years ago, Franke James was a little-known artist who … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment