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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:56 AM

 

There are almost 40 Climate Solidarity Actions happening worldwide this week!

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There are almost 40 Climate Solidarity Actions happening worldwide this week! Our friends Rising Tide Vermont...
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Fire Walk With Me Nov 2012 OP
limpyhobbler Nov 2012 #1
antiquie Nov 2012 #2
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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 03:34 PM

1. Nine Arrested at Four Bank of America Branches in Coal Protest

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This was a couple days ago. If everybody would take the actions these brave people are taking I think the world will be a much more awesome place.


Nine people were arrested today in sit-ins at four different Bank of America locations across Charlotte, North Carolina. The activists were part of Rainforest Action Network’s campaign to confront the bank’s leading role in coal financing, which impacts the quality of air in North Carolina and contributes to global climate change pollution.



Among those arrested was Patricia Moore, 75, of Charlotte, a Bank of America family shareholder and grandmother concerned about the impact coal pollution is having on her granddaughter who suffers from chronic asthma.

Seated with her arm locked into a 55-gallon barrel, Moore explained her participation in today’s protest: “Most of the members of my family live within the ring of five coal plants that surround our city. When Bank of America funds coal, it sponsors the coal pollution that’s hurting my family. My husband and I are Bank of America shareholders, but we are grandparents first, foremost and forever.”

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In the past two years, Bloomberg data indicates that Bank of America has invested $6.4 billion in the U.S. coal industry, surpassing any other American financial institution.
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http://ecowatch.org/2012/nine-arrested-coal-protest/

also at
Nine Activists Shutdown Four Bank of America Branches in Coal Protest

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Response to limpyhobbler (Reply #1)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 06:00 PM

2. Wow

- heroes all of them.

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Response to antiquie (Reply #2)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 07:39 PM

3. yes I completely agree, these are great role models for the kids.

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Thu Nov 15, 2012, 09:16 PM

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