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VIDEO: Black Tide Book Launch Last Chance Events!

Posted by in Global Exchange News & Events on 4th May, 2011 | No Comments

antoniaThe Black Tide Book Tour hits Colorado tonight and tomorrow night, then wraps up in California for two final dates following a whirlwind tour that took author Antonia Juhasz all around the US (and to London!) Find out exactly when and where the final tour dates are.
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Take Action On One-Year Anniversary of Gulf Oil Disaster

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, People Power, Not Corporate Power, World News & Events on 20th April, 2011 | 5 Comments

storyimages_1302555627_deepwaterhorizonfire3One year ago today the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off of the coast of Louisiana killing eleven men and igniting the largest oil disaster in U.S. history. As BP spreads its wealth to the GOP, we are spreading the message that the one-year anniversary is THE moment to remind the nation and the world that the Gulf oil disaster is not over and that fundamental change is still needed to ensure such a disaster never occurs again.
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VIDEOS: Activist Speaks Out At BP Shareholder Meeting and On Democracy Now!

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 18th April, 2011 | 2 Comments

bpGlobal Exchange’s Energy Program Director Antonia Juhasz showed up at BP’s annual shareholder meeting last week to speak out against the oil company that is responsible for what is known as the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Here’s a clip of Antonia speaking at this annual shareholder meeting.
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One Year After Deepwater Horizon Disaster, Rig Operator Claims ‘Best Year in Safety Performance,’ Gives Execs Big Bonuses

Posted by in World News & Events on 15th April, 2011 | No Comments

storyimages_1302555627_deepwaterhorizonfire3It is time to learn the lessons of the disaster: neither the technology nor the regulation of deepwater drilling is capable of protecting workers or the environment.
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Speaking Out at the BP Annual Meeting

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 14th April, 2011 | 1 Comment

Diane Wilson at BP's AGM // photo: Stefan Rousseau/PAGulf Coast activists showed up at BP’s annual shareholder meeting in London today to speak out against the oil company that is responsible for what is known as the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Despite having proxies and all necessary credentials to attend the meeting, almost all of the Gulf Coast residents were denied entry.
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The Truth Behind BP’s Disaster in the Gulf

Posted by in Featured, Global Exchange News & Events, World News & Events on 4th April, 2011 | 2 Comments

9780470943373.pdfOn April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig — leased by BP and owned by Transocean — exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing eleven men, and unleashing a 210 million gallon oil gusher. It became the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. To mark the one-year anniversary of the disaster, we will release Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill (Wiley), by Global Exchange Energy Program Director, Antonia Juhasz.
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Deep Water Drilling Ban Lifted

Posted by in 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?
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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?
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Webinar Report Back from the Gulf Coast

Posted by in End Dirty Energy, World News & Events on 29th September, 2010 | No Comments

Oiled GrassAntonia Juhasz, Director of Global Exchange’s Energy Program was interviewed by Kevin Danaher, Global Exchange Co-Founder about the impacts of BP oil spill and what it means for our economy. Following her fifth trip to the Gulf Coast Juhasz reported what is happening in the Gulf Coast; how the oil spill affected the economy and the local communities; how Washington, DC and BP are dealing with the situation; and what the media are saying.
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Hurricane Katrina, Five Years Later

Posted by in Featured, World News & Events on 27th August, 2010 | No Comments

katrina-new-orleans-flooding3-2005Five years after Hurricane Katrina hit the shores of the Gulf Coast and destroyed the city of New Orleans, NOLA still has not fully recovered from the tragic event and with the BP Oil Disaster that took place earlier this year in the Gulf, the long term damage continues to mount and a full recovery seems even more distant. Take a moment with us as we reflect and stand in solidarity to imagine positive solutions in order to heal our communities in the Gulf Coast and beyond.
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