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Look What the True Cost of Chevron Network Did Last Week

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 1st June, 2011 | No Comments

agmLast week was a busy one for the True Cost of Chevron Network. Dozens of activists including those from Angola, Nigeria, Canada, Alaska, and the U.S. Gulf Coast traveled to San Ramon, California to attend Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting to deliver a new report: The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report. This report »
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Join Upcoming True Cost of Chevron Teach In

Posted by admin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, Featured, Resources, True Cost of Chevron Network on 16th May, 2011 | No Comments

Chevronconfrontation“2010 was an outstanding year for Chevron.” With these words, CEO John Watson opens Chevron’s 2010 Annual Report. The communities who bear the costs of Chevron’s operations do not agree. On May 23, you can hear directly from community leaders who will travel from all around the world to the Bay Area to share the true cost of Chevron’s operations where they live. Find out about an upcoming Teach In and Chevron Shareholder rally.
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Help Stop Gas-Flaring in the Niger Delta.

Posted by Brian in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 29th March, 2011 | No Comments

gasflarebicyclingGlobal Exchange has worked with our allies in Nigeria for over a decade to help stop the illegal and deadly use of gas-flaring. Today, our friends at Amnesty International have launched an important new campaign to end flaring — and you can help! The oil industry is abusing the human rights of hundreds of thousands »
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U.S. District Judge’s Shocking Decision Grants Chevron an Injunction

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network, Uncategorized on 10th March, 2011 | No Comments

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1In a ruling that shocked human rights and environmental justice advocates the world over, U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan granted Chevron an injunction on Monday preventing native Ecuadoreans from collecting $18.2 billion for oil contamination caused by the company in the Amazon. Our Allies with the Amazon Defense Coalition had this powerful statement to share in response to the judge’s ruling:
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Courts Find Chevron Guilty, Now It’s Time For Chevron To Pay Up

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 14th February, 2011 | 1 Comment

true-cost-of-chevron-ads-1Today marks the day when a historic verdict was passed down by the Ecuador court against Chevron. Find out why this ruling is unprecedented.
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Victory: Chevron Announces Plans to Withdraw from Coal Operations By Year’s End!

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions, True Cost of Chevron Network on 2nd February, 2011 | No Comments

chevron_ad_wyomingIn the world of organizing against Big Oil, victories often seem far too rare. Thus, when they do occur, we must mark them, celebrate them, and ensure that they stick.
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Unique Gift Helps End Dirty Energy

Posted by Tex Dworkin in Resources on 9th December, 2010 | No Comments

dirtyenergyMonths ago, with the holidays on the horizon, a team of us here at Global Exchange had a brainstorming session focused on our gift memberships. Our goal: figure out a way to offer new Global Exchange members this holiday season a little something extra beyond the standard membership benefits, in exchange for their support. Here’s what we came up with for those who want to help end dirty energy:
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Wall Street Journal Picks Up Chevron Protest Story & Pivots

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonA follow-up article on Antonia Juhasz’s arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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Chevron Throws Book at Shareholder Activist (Me)

Posted by Antonia Juhasz in Big Oil, Chevron Actions on 8th October, 2010 | No Comments

Antonia HoustonAntonia Juhasz responds to the MarketWatch article on her arrest at Chevron’s annual shareholder meeting.
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Is Chevron One Step Closer to “Doing Some Good” in Turkmenistan?

Posted by Michelle Kinman in True Cost of Chevron Network on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

4643135470_aa5aceef28Earlier this week, the President of Turkmenistan announced a short list of companies from whom his country will accept proposals to develop two offshore blocks in the Caspian Sea.[i] Since President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov came to power nearly four years ago, Turkmenistan’s vast hydrocarbon reserves have been the source of intense lobbying by petroleum giants from around the globe. The efforts of four of these companies were rewarded, in part, this week. Not unexpectedly, Chevron is among the shortlisted companies, joined by ConocoPhilips, Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Development Co. and newcomer TX Oil Limited, chaired by Neil Bush, son of US President George H.W. Bush.
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