Filed under: Greenpeace, Life at work, Volunteers | Tags: A People's History of the United States, Activism, Howard Zinn, Tribute
From Making Waves
Yes, I did feel a bit silly asking Howard Zinn to pose for this souvenir picture, but if it bothered him he was kind enough to pretend it didn’t. Zinn is of course the handsome white-haired man on the left, I am the woman in purple on the right and my friend Philippe the man in the middle.
Filed under: Stop climate change | Tags: Climate Change, Copenhage, Copenhagen Accord
From the Climate Rescue Blog
Much has already been written and said about the failure of the December 2009 Copenhagen Climate Summit, and no doubt there will be plenty more commentary over the coming months and years. But one thing is certain and that is the Summit marks a point in history where millions of people made clear their demands to protect the climate and the World’s political leadership ignored them. But be sure – those voices will not be silent. They will gather in number and strength over the coming months.
Just after New Year’s I asked “What is your most inspirational memory from in 2009 – something that restored your faith in our ability to make the future greener?” on twitter and got the following responses…
Filed under: Defending our Oceans, Greenpeace Core Values, Stop climate change, Volunteers | Tags: Activism, c2c, Copenhagen, non-violence, Red Carpet 4, Sea Shepherd, Whaling
Coverage in Spain and European free dailies continued yesterday on the campaign to release the four red-carpet activists in Copenhagen. Spanish news documented the condition of Juan Lopez de Uralde in prison as “thinner than usual”, with a quote from Kumi Naidoo referring to conditions as “harsh and disproportionate”. Reports described a cell with only a mattress and security camera.