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Stephen Corry, Director of Survival International, the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights, has criticized big conservation groups, including some of the corporate "environmental groups" ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 06, 2015 at 07:46 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Governor Jerry Brown has constantly touted his "green energy" and carbon trading policies at press conferences and photo opportunities while he enthusiastically supports the expansion of fracking in ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2015 at 03:24 PM PST with 7 Recommends
False and misleading claims have been around just as long as we have been trading with other humans. Most societies evolve mores regarding trade in order to prevent the bloodshed that results from ...
by Earth Accounting
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 04:14 PM PST with 4 Recommends
What do a plan to build a huge telescope on a sacred mountain, Mauna Kea, in Hawaii and a privately funded process to create alleged "marine protected areas in California have to do with one another?
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2014 at 08:54 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
An analysis of environmental grants that the Walton Family Foundation gave to conservation organizations in 2013 reveals that NGOs supporting Proposition 1, the water bond on California's November ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2014 at 10:39 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Dear Tom Thanks for your quick and thoughtful response to my article. I would love to sit down with you and discuss Brown's environmental record some time. You say, " His litany of grievances is ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 03:26 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Five days after a bill calling for a moratorium on fracking in California failed in the State Senate, a non partisan watchdog group revealed that those who voted against the legislation or abstained ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Jun 07, 2014 at 01:09 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Or; Hypocrisy in action. On March 26, 2014 Dan Benishek voted for HR 1459 which is written in a manner that will eliminate the ability of any President to designate National Monuments and ...
by P E Outlier
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Mar 28, 2014 at 12:38 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog The conservative UK-based Centre for Policy Studies recently published a study on the climate change impacts of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) for shale gas. The ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 10:50 AM PST with 10 Recommends
Walton Family Foundation dumped $91.4 million into greenwashing in 2012 Walmart has been in the headlines in recent weeks after the retailer announced plans to keep its stores open this ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 27, 2013 at 12:11 PM PST with 9 Recommends
An internal dance of joy leapt within me when I read the following line in "Green Washed: Why We Can’t Buy Our Way to a Green Planet" by Kendra Pierre-Louis: While we need to be more conscious ...
by liberated spaces
Comment Count 75 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 03:22 PM PDT with 53 Recommends
CARE and the World Wildlife Federation were willing to help Goldcorp in its attempt to re-brand a heavily polluted Honduran mine into an ecotourism site. To its credit, CARE did not ultimately ...
by CharlesII
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 04:49 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
There are a plethora of ads put forth by oil companies to promote the “social good” they are doing. As a writer on environmental issues, I happen to be aware of the flip side of the story. So ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 27, 2013 at 01:57 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Governor Brown met privately with Beverly Hills ag queen, junk bond king by Dan Bacher Governor Jerry Brown on May 2, 2012 met privately with Lynda Resnick, the co-owner of Paramount Farms and ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 03:37 PM PST with 7 Recommends
At first, it was kept secret for months, cryptically referred to only as an "unidentified third-party contractor." Finally, in November 2012, Reuters revealed the name of the corporate consulting ...
by Steve Horn
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 04:13 PM PST with 12 Recommends
If you’ve been following the woeful tale of Virginia’s renewable portfolio standard, by now you know it hasn’t produced a single electron of wind or solar power in the commonwealth, nor is it ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 11:57 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Criticism of Dominion Virginia Power has been steadily mounting over the $76 million dollars the company has been awarded as a “bonus” for complying with Virginia’s voluntary renewable energy ...
by Ivy Main
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Dec 05, 2012 at 07:42 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Jason Scorse, the director of the new Center for the Blue Economy at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and the author of "What Environmentalists Need to Know About Economics,” has ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 10:27 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The opening ceremony are behind us and and a wide range of sporting events have begun for the 2012 summer Olympics in London. Besides a life-long joy at exposure to new sport, great sports feats, ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 12:59 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Greenwashing is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that a company's policies or products are environmentally friendly. Slabwatchdog....
by tmdem
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Mar 03, 2012 at 05:54 PM PST with 6 Recommends