Activism

All forms of advocacy, esp. environmental groups.

LCV To Spend At Least $40 Million This Election, Shattering Past Records

"The League of Conservation Voters will spend at least $40 million this election, according to its president, Gene Karpinski, a record-setting amount for the group that underscores the extent to which liberal groups are working to buttress Democrats’ campaigns this year."

Source: Wash Post, 10/11/2016

On Climate, Obama Tells Leo DiCaprio, We’re "In A Race Against Time"

"Capping a day-long futurist fair and alternative music fest on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday, President Obama told actor Leonardo DiCaprio and atmospheric scientist Katharine Hayhoe 'we’re really in a race against time' to curb the worst affects of climate change."

Source: Wash Post, 10/04/2016

"U.S., Canada Aboriginal Tribes Form Alliance To Stop Oil Pipelines"

"WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Aboriginal tribes from Canada and the northern United States signed a treaty on Thursday to jointly fight proposals to build more pipelines to carry crude from Alberta's oil sands, saying further development would damage the environment."

Source: Reuters, 09/23/2016

"Sanders, Native Americans Say Oil Pipeline Will Poison Drinking Water"

"Sen. Bernie Sanders called on President Obama to take action against the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline during a protest outside the White House on Tuesday with members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other tribal nations."

Source: USA TODAY, 09/14/2016

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