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U.S. Gulf Oil Spill Expert and Book Author to Attend BP Shareholder Meeting

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 12th April, 2011 | No Comments

9780470943373.pdfAntonia Juhasz, Global Exchange’s Energy Program Director and author of the forthcoming book BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill is in London now through April 15 participating in the BP annual shareholder meeting. Find out who she is joined by, along with info about the BLACK TIDE book launch.

Positive Transitions in 2011

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 18th January, 2011 | No Comments

2010.07.21-044The first few weeks of 2011 have been a time of transitions. Aside from transitioning to a new year and a new decade, we have seen a transition of power in the US Congress. The new Republican majority in the House threatens to impede real progress. Global Exchange is prepared to stand with you in opposition to these regressive moves. We will fight to stop rollbacks of progressive policies and continue to push for positive change in our communities at home and abroad.

Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 12th October, 2010 | No Comments

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Photographer: Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesIt’s official; the White House announced earlier today that the moratorium on deep water drilling which was not set to expire until November 30th is now being lifted. How do we feel about it, and what can you do to make your voice heard?

With BP’s Oil and Chemicals Still in Gulf Coast Waters, Shrimpers Stay Out.

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 26th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-08-26-OilAntonia_Dauphin_500While the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has claimed that the fish are safe in the Gulf Coast, the Gulf Coast fishing community beg to differ.

Imagine if the Gulf Could Sue BP for Damages…

Posted by in Community Rights on 19th August, 2010 | No Comments

oiledgrasssmallIIIIWhy can’t BP be responsible for “fixing what it broke?” In part it comes down to the law. Within our current legal structure, corporations, which are fictional, non-living entities, are recognized to have the same rights as individual people. In fact, the law provides corporations to have more say in our lives than we do: […]

Report Back From the Gulf Coast Webinar

Posted by in World News & Events on 16th August, 2010 | No Comments

2010-07-31-OiledGrassOn August 26th at Noon (PST) Antonia Juhasz, Director of Global Exchange’s Chevron Program and Kevin Danaher, Green Festivals Co-founder will present a 60-minute report back from the Gulf Coast. It will be an interactive webinar conversation and Q&A about the impacts of the BP Oil Spill and what it means for the Green Economy.

Teach-In: The BP Spill & Big Oil

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 20th July, 2010 | No Comments

bigoil_teachin_frontAs part of the National 3-month Gulf Disaster Anniversary Week of Action, there will be a Teach-In on the BP Oil Spill and Big Oil. The teach-in will take place on Tuesday, July 20th from 7-9pm at La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley. The teach-in will discuss what’s really going on, what it all means and what we can do.