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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.

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.

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?

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.