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Move Over Jay-Z, Dephree Is The Rapper For Mother Earth

June 28th, 2018 | by Susanna Schick

The complete list of laws broken by eco-rapper Dephree as he preached his anti-pollution message to commuters on the oldest highway in America this morning is still not final. His white privilege shone through as the LAPD didn't just shoot him down, and let him enjoy a happy ending fit for any Hollywood stunt performer


The Women’s March On Washington: The Convergence Of Climate Change, Gender Equality, & Racial Justice

January 17th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

There is no question that the President-elect and his appointees are waging war on climate change, women's rights, racial justice, and so many other important progressive values. While we here at CleanTechnica usually focus on the climate change aspect, I think it's important to focus on the convergence of these topics and the connection between climate change and gender equality, between conservation and racial justice. If you care about climate change, you must also care about these other topics too


Japanese Public Protests Plan to Reopen Nuclear Reactors

September 20th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

Japan has long had strong feelings on the subject of nuclear energy, only heightened by the tsunami and subsequent meltdown in Fukushima last spring. The prospect of returning to nuclear power sparked a show of public opposition on Monday in Tokyo, with at least 20,000 participants (according to the police) and perhaps as many as 60,000 (according to various media reports).


Daryl Hannah Heading to White House Keystone XL Protest

August 24th, 2011 | by Silvio Marcacci

The ongoing protest against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline project is picking up momentum, and serious star power. In an exclusive interview, actress and environmental advocate Daryl Hannah told energyNOW! that she’s joining the protest outside the White House this week. More than 200 people have been arrested since the protest began on August 20, and sit-ins are planned to run through September 3rd, the day a decision is expected on the proposal from the U.S. State Department



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