The Story of Stuff

12 02 2010

This video may change your life:





Bicycling through Colombia’s Changing Climate

8 01 2010

While bicycling through Southern Colombia I passed thousands of people begging for change on the PanAmerican Highway. This woman let me interview her for the new Voice of the People piece called “Seven Years of Drought.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e20NK0xqbbY





More Copenhagen News, keep being pro-active

23 12 2009

First, I just wanted to share this article, one of the most interesting I’ve seen about the Copenhagen Climate Summit. It’s called “How do I know China wrecked the Copenhagen deal? I was in the room.

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Then, yesterday I got this email from Avaaz, a wonderful social/environmental activist organization whose petitions I often sign– and their petitions often work.

Dear friends,

Leaders disappointed the entire world in Copenhagen last weekend. But one group was cracking open the champagne – the polluting industry lobbyists who pushed our politicians to failure. The polluters have only one worry now: us.

Recently a few youth climate activists (funded by Avaaz online donations!) dared to challenge the most powerful polluter lobbyist group, the US Chamber of Commerce, by helping to stage a humorous satirical press conference announcing the Chamber had decided to help fight climate change.

The polluter lobby’s response? A huge lawsuit suing these young activists for potentially enormous amounts of money. Experts say a response like this is extremely rare. It appears designed to send a chilling message to our movement and silence all who would speak out.

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