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SaveOhno.org is in MIT's Climate CoLab finals!

by dylanhusted Student-entrepreneur launching a nonprofit focused on climate change

My social venture, SaveOhno.org, is 1 of 4 teams to get this far in the competition, out of 75 total. The top 2 compete for $10,000 this fall! If you have 30 seconds, it'd be a HUGE help if you vote for us at the CoLab website: http://cl… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 461 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

Thank President Obama and the EPA for the finalized Clean Power Plan (Petition)

Environment,Pollution,Clean Power Plan,President Obama,Carbon,Power Plants

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

President Obama and the EPA have finalized a Clean Power Plan that imposes the first limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Pollution from power plants apparently cause 40% of the carbon pollution that impacts climate change. The Cle… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

1 replies | 911 views | Posted on: 08/04/2015 | Last updated: 08/04/2015

Oil Change Interntaional Petition: Tell President Obama to Keep Shell Oil out of the Arctic

Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil,Pollution,Oil

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Petition: Stop Arctic Drilling! "We call on the Obama Administration to make the Arctic Ocean off limits to Big Oil. In order to tackle climate change we must leave carbon underground -- not let fossil fuel giants like Shell keep looking… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 491 views | Posted on: 07/29/2015 | Last updated: 07/29/2015

MassPIRG Petition: Say No to BP Tax Deductions on Oil Spill Payments!

Environment,Pollution,BP,Oil Spill

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

BP Oil Company must pay $18.7 billion in damages as a result of gross negligence in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but there are indications that only $5.5 billion of that settlement will be non-tax deductible. About 80% of payment made to… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 855 views | Posted on: 07/24/2015 | Last updated: 07/24/2015

Petition: Ask Governor Christie to hold Exxon fully accountable for oil spills, clean ups

Exxon,Environment,Governor Christie,Oil Spills,Pollution

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Stand with Environment America and Environment New Jersey behind this petition: "New Jersey has been fighting Exxon in the courts for decades over the damages it’s done to natural resources, but your proposed settlement effectively l… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 585 views | Posted on: 07/22/2015 | Last updated: 07/22/2015

Drilling in the Arctic simply does not make sense. Please stand with the NRDC.

Environment,Arctic Drilling,Shell Oil

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

We need to STOP ARCTIC DRILLING. From the NRDC: "Shell Oil is racing to sink its drills into the Arctic's Chukchi Sea — and the Obama Administration has given them the green light. This comes despite the government’s own estimate… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 598 views | Posted on: 07/16/2015 | Last updated: 07/27/2015

Does the Department of Energy have a bias against Renewable Energy?

Solar,Renewable Energy,Wind,Department of Energy,Fossil Fuels

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Via Credo Mobile: Tell the Department of Energy: Stop the bias against renewable energy. Every year, the US DOE releases the Annual Energy Outlook, a report about the future of energy in America. It forms the basis of energy policy and i… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 727 views | Posted on: 07/14/2015 | Last updated: 07/16/2015

March for Jobs, Justice and Climate in Toronto, Canada July 5th - Join the Action!

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

On July 5th thousands will gather in Toronto to March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. The march will tell the story of a new economy that works for people and planet. It starts with justice, creates good work, clean jobs and healthy comm… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 409 views | Posted on: 07/02/2015 | Last updated: 07/02/2015

Petition: Tell the EPA to Support the Clean Power Plan (via NRDC)

Climate Change,Environment,EPA,NRDC,Health,Emissions

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Please help the NRDC with a petition to Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator! It's time to limit emissions on coal-fired plants, for the health of the planet and for current and future generations. As with growing our Rate It Green Comm… more...

  Filed under: Environmental Activism

0 replies | 689 views | Posted on: 06/29/2015 | Last updated: 06/29/2015

Support Solar Energy in Massachusetts - VoteSolar Petition

Massachusetts,Solar Energy,Governor Baker

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

Help VoteSolar Get the word out, and let Governor Baker know you support solar energy in Massachusetts! "Massachusetts is one of our nation’s solar leaders with enough installed to power more than 120,000 homes and support the second l… more...

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0 replies | 888 views | Posted on: 06/27/2015 | Last updated: 06/27/2015

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