Dec 12th, 2010 in Featured Articles, Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE: Dec 10, 2010
Militarism as Cause and Consequence of Climate Change
Expulsion of Organizer from COP16 Leads to Cancellation of Press Conference
from Climate SOS, Biofuel Watch, and Global Compliance Research Project
(Cancun, Dec 10, 2010): As climate negotiations in Cancun become increasingly chaotic and the outcomes uncertain, over 70 diverse environmental, peace and social justice organizations declare that on this 62nd International Human Rights Day, we must recognize that all efforts to address climate change or human rights will fail unless we contend with the “elephant in the...
Oct 3rd, 2009 in Featured Articles, Press Releases
PRESS RELEASE: October 2, 2009
Climate SOS, a coalition of scientists and activists who support science- and environmental justice-based climate legislation, today characterized the draft Senate bill, called the “Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act” which was introduced on Wednesday by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) as an “irresponsible non-solution.”
They maintain that any bill that embraces cap and trade, offsets, outrageously inadequate emission reduction targets, and counter-solutions such as biomass burning, nuclear power and more coal fired power...
Sep 23rd, 2009 in Featured Articles, Newswire, Press Releases
Environmental activists, some dressed as “Trillionaires for Bad Math” today delivered a “climate bill” to Copenhagen, ahead of schedule. The mock “bill” was delivered at a 3 pm lecture at Columbia University’s School of International Public Affairs hosted by Danish Climate and Energy minister Connie Hedegaard. Hedegaard is the chairperson of the UN climate summit to be held in Copenhagen this December, where many hope that a strong global climate agreement will be signed.
Representatives of groups including Climate SOS and Rising Tide North America presented...
Sep 7th, 2009 in Press Releases
Press Release: September 7 2009
MASS CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE TO DEFEAT “FALSE” CLIMATE BILL
· Climate SOS Tours to “Kill The Bill” and push tougher laws
· Nonviolent civil disobedience, office occupations, and protests on both coasts
· “Worse Than Nothing is Not Good Enough”
(Sep8, 2009) Climate SOS, a grassroots network of environmentalists, scientists, and social justice activists, is launching a nationwide car-free tour to defeat the climate bill now being considered in the Senate—and to demand that any new legislation be grounded in science...
Sep 4th, 2009 in In the News, Press Releases
posted on AfterDowningStreet.org – http://www.afterdowningstreet.org/node/45728
A grassroots network of environmentalists, scientists, human rights and social justice activists and faith-based organizations concerned about climate change launched a nationwide campaign today to either dramatically improve or defeat climate change legislation being considered in Congress. They say that the Senate bill, expected in September, will very likely take its cue from the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACESA) passed by the House in June, and be even further watered down. While...