On Saturday, campaigners against global warming tried "a synchronized burst of more than 4,300 demonstrations, from the Himalayas to the Great Barrier Reef, all centered on the number 350."
All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.
"Organizers of 350 Day aim to stabilize the climate and prevent disaster. Turns out many more are paying attention than they expected."
"In a split decision, a federal appeals court has upheld the convictions of six animal-rights activists charged under a terrorism statute with using their Web site to incite threats and vandalism against a company that tests products on animals."
Chamber of Commerce switching sides on climate? Some major media initially swallowed a hoax yesterday by the anti-corporate pranksters calling themselves the Yes Men. The event occurred at a time when the Chamber was in political disarray.
"Environmentalists are taking the fight over coal beyond Capitol Hill and onto college campuses."
"Four years ago, environmental groups hoped Jon Corzine would put the environment high on his list of priorities. today, many of the same groups say Corzine, now seeking a second term as governor, has failed to live up to his promises...."
"Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is getting a chilly reception from environmental groups as he heads to the White House today to talk energy with President Obama."
"Environmental groups are speaking out against the man President Barack Obama has chosen to run the Office of Surface Mining, which has jurisdiction over mountaintop removal coal mining."
"Environmental groups presented a federal official with more than 19,000 signed letters and postcards Tuesday asking the U.S. government to set stricter rules to prevent pollution in the Chesapeake Bay."
"Getting involved in a social or environmental cause these days is as easy as clicking your mouse." Are we becoming a nation of slack-tivists?