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URGENT: Scientists give this porpoise until Monday -- sign today!!!
We're just months away from seeing one of the most beautiful species of porpoises go extinct. Less than 100 vaquita porpoises are left off the coast of Mexico -- and they're being trapped and ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 08/29/2014 5 10 - -
The Detroit Water Crisis Isn't Over Yet
I've seen emails lately from Netroots Nation, the Detroit Water Brigade, and others declaring victory in the Detroit water crisis - but that's premature. Yes, the unelected emergency manager did ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 08/01/2014 3 7 - -
DEADLINE Wednesday to sign the petition: Don't let Exxon kill whales and otters!
I am posting this SierraRise alert on behalf of Jim Hines, the Sierra Club's Los Padres Chapter Conservation Chair in Ventura, CA. Beautiful -- but threatened. I never get tired of watching ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 07/28/2014 12 22 - -
Macklemore speaks out for the polluted Duwamish River
Pollution where you'd least expect it. Seattle prides itself on being green, yet its only river is unsafe for fishing. Boeing and other polluters have been polluting the Duwamish with lead, mercury,
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 07/03/2014 3 11 1 -
More than 900 dead dolphins - thanks, BP
Neverending. A recent report shows that impacts from the disastrous BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are "far from over" -- and that bottlenose dolphins and sea ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 06/25/2014 10 14 - -
Sign the petition: Pull Big Coal's dishonest ads off the air!
It reminds me of that old phrase: There's lies, damned lies, and statistics. Greedy Big Coal has been caught red-handed lying in ads about the president's climate action plan. They've got a new ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 06/20/2014 7 7 2 -
Told to stop hunting whales, he just ate whale steak for the cameras
An international court has ordered Japan to halt its illegal Antarctic whaling expeditions, ruling that the hunts are just "a commercial venture masquerading as research." Sounds like great news ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 06/18/2014 9 9 1 -
Our grandkids may never get to hike these woods -- send your message to Congress today!
It's chilling, but true: The great American forest is disappearing. A runaway outbreak of pine beetles has laid waste to millions upon millions of acres of gorgeous western pine forests. The ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 05/30/2014 6 7 - -
The British prime minister wants to ban new onshore wind energy
Climate change doesn't recognize international borders, so this matters: David Cameron, the British prime minister, wants to cut subsidies for onshore wind energy -- and potentially ban new turbines.
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 05/25/2014 17 16 - -
Big Coal is trying to jail climate activists just for speaking out -- sign the petition!
Fossil fuel divestment campaigns are working. They're working so well that Big Coal is scared and striking back, frantically trying to censor climate activists and ban these campaigns. Our friends ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 05/15/2014 4 27 1 -
Walgreens: At the corner of arsenic and formaldehyde?
I am posting this diary on behalf of my colleague Ashley Allison , who wrote this piece but is off today. Would you bathe your baby in formaldehyde or fill your dog's bowl with lead? I know I wouldn'
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 05/01/2014 3 16 - -
Sign the petition: Save the Chesapeake Bay from Big Ag's toxic pollution
One of my last memories of my grandfather is going boating on the Chesapeake Bay when I was 14. It was a special time, and a special place. The Chesapeake Bay is a national treasure, but it's also ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 04/29/2014 4 7 - -
Big Oil's threat to whales and dolphins
This is bad. As you probably know, whales and dolphins rely on their ears to find food. Even the smallest damage to their hearing can pose a grave threat to their survival. A deaf dolphin is a ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 04/24/2014 4 8 - -
URGENT: The vote is tomorrow! Four-alarm public lands alert!
This one is urgent. The House is moving on a terrible new bill that will effectively say: No new national parks. It's being pushed by a well-known Big Oil-funded congressman, and the vote is ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 03/25/2014 10 8 - -
Don't let Big Oil threaten the last Florida panthers!
The biologists found him in the Florida Panther Wildlife Refuge -- alone and shivering, weighing barely a pound. The little panther cub never should have survived, but his will to live was strong. ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 03/06/2014 10 13 - -
Facebook joined ALEC? Dislike!
Mark Zuckerberg is now in the climate denial business. That's right: Facebook, like Google and Exxon, is funding ALEC 's extremist attacks on our democracy and environment. ALEC is a right-wing ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 02/21/2014 12 28 - -
Time for Google to come clean about ALEC -- and stop funding climate denial
Climate change is real -- there's no more debating the science. And yet, when a child goes to school each morning, her parents can't be entirely sure that actual science is what she'll learn. 11 ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 02/12/2014 7 19 2 -
Sign the petition: Protect our national parks from Big Oil!
It's shocking, but true: More oil was spilled from trains in 2013 than the last forty years combined. There's a major accident every month, putting millions of Americans at risk. The threat of ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 02/11/2014 11 9 1 -
Sign the petition: Stop the Internet's corporate takeover!
This diary doesn't contain any breaking news about net neutrality, but it does explain why the environmental Sierra Club's SierraRise community is concerned about last week's court ruling and gives ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 01/24/2014 1 5 - -
The world's largest oil disaster just got worse
Never mind the name on the account - this was written by my colleague, Ashley Allison, SierraRise Senior Campaigner. Standing eye to eye with Chevron CEO John Watson, Servio Curipoma fought back ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 01/21/2014 32 315 6 -
There is only one thing bigger than Donald Trump's ego -- the size of the climate lies he's been spreading on social media about this winter's freezing temperatures: This very expensive GLOBAL ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 01/16/2014 1 1 - -
Sign the no-GMO petition to Kellogg's!
My name's Nathan Empsall - it's been a few years, but I used to write diaries and comment, usually about Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 New Hampshire primary, under the name Transplanted Texan. ...
Nathan Empsall SierraRise 01/09/2014 67 2 - -
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