All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

"BP Faces Shareholder Revolt Over Bob Dudley's Pay"

"Investors group will vent its displeasure during AGM by voting against £4.6m remuneration package for chief executive"


"A substantial pay revolt will be mounted by shareholders at the annual general meeting of BP on Thursday following the board decision to give more than £4m remuneration to chief executive, Bob Dudley, despite a depressed stock price.

A group of investors will vote in protest against acceptance of this part of the company's remuneration report, emboldened by a negative recommendation from the shareholder advisory body Pirc.

Source: Guardian, 04/12/2012

Myth-Busting Scientist Pushes Greens Past Reliance on 'Horror Stories'

"Peter Kareiva had come to answer for his truths. Settling at the head of a long table ringed by young researchers new to the policy world, Kareiva, chief scientist of the Nature Conservancy, the world's largest environmental organization, cracked open a beer. After a long day mentoring at the group's headquarters, an eight-story box nestled in the Washington, D.C., suburbs, he was ready for some sparring."

Source: Greenwire, 04/04/2012
March 27, 2012

A Conversation about Environmental Protection and Human Rights

Presented as part of The George Washington University’s “Moving the Planet Forward: Turning Innovation into Action” Program, this event in Washington, DC is co-sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute, Center for International Environmental Law, GW Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, GW Environmental Law Association.



130 Protesters Arrested At Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant's Corporate HQ

"BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- A 93-year-old anti-nuclear activist was among more than 130 protesters arrested at the corporate headquarters of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant Thursday, the first day of the plant's operation after the expiration of its 40-year license."

Source: AP, 03/23/2012


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