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  • VIDEO: The BP Coffee Spill | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    of Directors Jobs Internships Ways to Give Contact Us Campaigns Maryland Virginia DC Federal Campus News Blog Press Releases Events Resources Volunteer Materials Climate Change Food and Climate Take Action Donate Join Us VIDEO The BP Coffee Spill June 16 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share From the Upright Citizen s Brigade Home About Us Ways to Give Join Us Contact Us Terms of Use Privacy 2016 Chesapeake Climate

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/video-the-bp-coffee-spill/ (2016-05-02)
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  • BP Citizen’s Arrest | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    to Give Contact Us Campaigns Maryland Virginia DC Federal Campus News Blog Press Releases Events Resources Volunteer Materials Climate Change Food and Climate Take Action Donate Join Us BP Citizen s Arrest June 15 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share Check out CCAN director Mike Tidwell speaking at the protest outside BP s headquarters June 4th Home About Us Ways to Give Join Us Contact Us Terms of Use

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/bp-citizens-arrest/ (2016-05-02)
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  • BP Citizen’s Arrest – Friday, High Noon | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Arrest Friday High Noon June 3 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share This Friday at high noon join with CCAN Public Citizen Friends of the Earth Greenpeace Energy Action Coalition 350 org Hip Hop Caucus and the Center for Biological Diversity as we hold BP accountable for its high crimes and misdemeanors We need YOU to help us deliver our charges against BP Join us from 12 1 outside of BP s D C headquarters at 1101 New York Avenue NW Charge 1 Criminal negligence BP has a long history of worker consumer and environmental violations BP s culture of negligence shunning of common safety devices and inability to adequately respond to the mounting catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and the surrounding communities warrants a citizen finding of criminal negligence Charge 2 Unfettered corporate influence Corporate meddling in the political process has led to oil friendly regulators and lawmakers and a blatant disregard for the regulatory process Charge 3 Need for clean solutions Even with increased safety and environmental regulations oil drilling is still inherently dangerous The only way to ensure we don t have any more catastrophes is to stop offshore drilling altogether Instead we should pursue

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/bp-citizens-arrest-friday-high-noon/ (2016-05-02)
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  • The Gulf Oil Spill Comes to Virginia | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    Releases Events Resources Volunteer Materials Climate Change Food and Climate Take Action Donate Join Us The Gulf Oil Spill Comes to Virginia June 1 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share The Greenpeace image below clearly shows that if a blowout similar to the Gulf Coast oil disaster occurred off the coast of Virginia we d have oil from Virginia Beach to Cape May NJ click to enlarge and view

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/the-gulf-oil-spill-comes-to-virginia/ (2016-05-02)
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  • VIDEO: Tidwell reports from Lousiana | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    DC Federal Campus News Blog Press Releases Events Resources Volunteer Materials Climate Change Food and Climate Take Action Donate Join Us VIDEO Tidwell reports from Lousiana June 1 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share Home About Us Ways to

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/video-tidwell-reports-from-lousiana/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Why the CLEAR Act is Fair | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    basic needs b Ensure that no households experience economic insecurity as a consequence of climate change policies c Ensure that vulnerable consumers who lack the capital or credit to reduce or eliminate their use of carbon based energy in their homes and vehicles have access to cost mitigation programs such as weatherization energy efficiency programs and clean energy technologies d Ensure that disadvantaged communities have access to a fair share of any funds designated for investments in infrastructure such as green homes and buildings renewable energy technologies and easy access to low emissions transit e Ensure that emissions of greenhouse gases are subject to regulation by government acting for the public and f that any value created by the regulation belongs entirely to the public In each case it is the results not the mechanism of a policy that puts a price on carbon that need to be evaluated The first a criterion is aspirational and requires a look at whether the households that are already priced out of the market for household energy and transportation fuels before the policy is in place have a better chance of meeting their basic energy needs The CLEAR Act generally meets the test well More than half of US energy consumers can expect to receive at least as much in return via the dividend feature as the average increase in their expenditures due to the legislation It does even more for many low income consumers Because most lower income households use less energy than higher income households the per capita dividend design will give them greater spending power than they had without the dividend Some who are today disconnected from their utility or who are limited as far as access to labor markets in rural areas may be able to meet some basic

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/why-the-clear-act-is-fair/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Prison time for activist over green jobs banner. No kidding. | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    from BP has been arrested and sent to jail Despite safety violations at coal mines no one from Massey Energy has been handcuffed But today I write to inform you that one of America s best global warming activists is probably facing several months of jail He s been convicted by a D C jury and now he awaits sentencing on July 6th Why Because he peacefully dropped two banners on Capitol Hill that said GREEN JOBS NOW and GET TO WORK I m not joking Ted Glick of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network was convicted by a jury May 13th of peacefully dropping the banners inside the U S Senate Hart Office Building last September The D C U S Attorney s office clearly has decided to make an example of Ted because of his previous two count em two convictions related to peaceful acts of climate civil disobedience Can you believe it You can see a three minute video of Ted s September crime below He s the guy towards the end simply lowering the banners Now Ted is facing up to three years in jail Based on the judge s comments last week it really does appear

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/prison-time-for-activist-over-green-jobs-banner-no-kidding/ (2016-05-02)
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  • Step-by-Step Instructions to Vote for CCAN | Chesapeake Climate Action Network
    for CCAN May 13 2010 By Anne Havemann General Counsel Share I have an urgent important and simple request In short CCAN needs your vote As you know CCAN and our coalition partners are working to stop a 6 billion coal fired power plant proposal just miles from the Chesapeake Bay in the Hampton Roads area This is a must win campaign for our climate and our region The mining disaster in West Virginia last month was a reminder that coal is DEADLY and NOT part of our clean energy future We have a chance to raise 5 000 for a special project we are running this summer but we need your vote to do it Read about the project and vote for us http bit ly CCANfund Instructions Visit this link http bit ly CCANfund Sign up for a Brighter Planet account you will not be subscribed to any lists Confirm your account by email Log in to Brighter Planet Once signed in you should see the green Vote for this Project button pictured below VOTE 3 Times Voting closes May 15th so please take a minute to vote for us again you can vote up to 3 times

    Original URL path: http://chesapeakeclimate.org/blog/stepbystep-instructions-to-vote-for-ccan/ (2016-05-02)
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