Category Archives: Calls to Action

Matching Germany

There’s an interesting table on Wikipedia of a list of countries, their renewable energy use divided up into various categories, and % total generation… Continue reading

Renewing the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC)

On Monday, November 19 the Sierra Club sponsored a press conference at the Great Lakes Science Center about renewing the Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC). The tax credit was started in 1992 and has really helped stimulate the development of the renewable part of the energy industry… Continue reading

Anti-fracking opportunities in NE Ohio

Petitions, flyering, phone calling, meetings, and walking in nature. Great opportunities to stop fracking and injection wells! Continue reading

Anti-fracking meetup Sunday, Oct. 14 at West Shore UU Church (Rocky River, Ohio)

You are invited to participate in a meeting at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 12:15 p.m., and also a morning forum with a featured speaker at 10:30 a.m. if you’d like to make that, too. Continue reading

New Anti-Fracking Group in Cleveland Meeting Thursday

The next meeting of Frack-free Cleveland is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27 at Gypsy Bean Coffee in their meeting room… let’s take an inventory of skills & knowledge & commitments. Continue reading

Fracking banned in Vermont ~ let’s ban fracking in all states, too

In May 2012 Vermont banned fracking and signed H. 464 into law. I’m wondering what steps people took to achieve this path, and how fracking will be banned in other states… Continue reading

Studying and communicating well helps activist causes

It’s not that one can’t make some simple heuristic determinations as a layperson on a topic and not feel reasonably well situated in a position. But if one is an activist, it behooves one to really study the issue, and it’s certainly more responsible to the movement and to the people one is working on motivating… Continue reading

Music for Ma

Hope Song for Mother Earth, High Wind Whether by Smith, Cloud Bank by Julianna Barwick and The Four Seasons by Lei Qiang. Continue reading

New Anti-fracking Group Meetup in Cleveland

Tuesdays @ 6 in Lincoln Park. Meet up to coordinate strategies, organize, and have a good time. Learn from successful experiences of other areas and how to apply these experiences to Cleveland. Continue reading

Focus on preventing fracking

The fracking industry has said that they encase the wells very strongly in concrete and steel. But industry documents have shown that *upon installation*, 6 or 7% or the wells have had cracks. And 50% of them have been developing cracks over a period of thirty years. Continue reading