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Vote YES on 112- Put Health above Fracking

We are doing a fundraiser for Colorado Rising.  For every “YES on 112” shirts sold on our website, we will give $ 17 to Colorado Rising. For more info, to volunteer, or to donate, go to corising.org. Help pass Proposition 112. Wear this design in Colorado until election day Nov. 6 to encourage others to […]

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Great Writer & Activist Sandra Steingraber to Speak on Fracking Dangers

Dr. Sandra Steingraber,  The Environmental and Health Risks of Fracking , Thursday October 4, 2018, 7 pm I was stimulated to act and to care by her writings.  I liked her book Living Downstream. The Cube at MCA in Stapleton 8371 Northfield Blvd, Denver, CO 80238                         […]

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Mega-Forest Fires Show Dangers of Climate Change

The air was full of smoke from forest fires  here in Boulder and  across the west.  This summer there were 4 fires over 100,000 acres at once in the US: the Ranch Fire (over 600 square miles in N. CA), the  Carr Fire in N. CA, the South Sugarloaf Fire in N. NV, and the […]

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Resources to Fight Plastic Waste

www.breakfreefromplastic.org/ waterkeeper.org https://www.lonelywhale.org/ http://travel.usatoday.com/alliance/destinations/venturethere/post/2011/03/Do-you-live-in-a-plastic-world/146222/1 inlandoceancoalition.org http://www.surfrider.org/programs/rise-above-plastics https://www.economist.com/graphic-detail/2018/03/06/only-9-of-the-worlds-plastic-is-recycled https://www.bbcleaningservice.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch.html

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Global Warming NYT Article Downplays Guilt of Oil Companies

The NYT article blames it on human nature and implies there is no hope.  Instead activists say we must hold the oil companies responsible for the misinformation about and denial of global warming. We must organize, hope and care. www.commondreams.org/news/2018/08/01/nyt-magazines-losingearth-receives-scathing-reviews-climate-action-movement https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/01/magazine/climate-change-losing-earth.html

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Trump Administration and Congress Trying to Kill Off Endangered Species

They want to stop protecting threatened species and stop protecting habitat.   They want  oil, mining,  and logging companies to be in charge of wildlife. They want to stop listing more species.  They want politics and industry to trump science. Great interview with Kieran Suckling, the cofounder of Center For Biologcial Diversity: www.democracynow.org/2018/7/25/profit_over_grizzlies_trump_admin_tries

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Sign Petitions to Keep the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Off Limits

http://www.rockyflatsnuclearguardianship.org Petition to keep Rocky Flats Closed: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/keep-rocky-flats-wildlife Petition to stop new road construction thru Rocky Flats: https://www.credomobilize.com/petitions/stop-road-construction-at-site-of-former-nuclear-bomb-plant-rocky-flats Petition to prevent intentional fires at the nuclear weapons site: https://petitions.moveon.org/sign/no-prescribed-burns-at

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Write to Keep the Former Nuclear Weapons Plant Off Limits

Here you can write to your Colorado Senators and Representatives.  https://actionnetwork.org/letters/keep-rocky-flats-closed-forever?delivery_id=29957036 Here you can disagree with the local governments that think that building trails  and bikeways thru a radioactive site is  “good”.https://www.jeffco.us/FormCenter/Open-Space-15/Rocky-Mountain-Greenway-Comments-197 Info  on the dangers of the former plant: http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-news/ci_31914979/activists-seek-injunction-block-rocky-flats-refuge-from http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_31871080/anne-fenerty-keep-rocky-flats-wildlife-refuge-closed http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-news/ci_31846731/groups-file-new-suit-block-opening-rocky-flats?source=pkg http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-news/ci_31914979/activists-seek-injunction-block-rocky-flats-refuge-from http://www.dailycamera.com/guest-opinions/ci_31947645/spence-havlick-rocky-flats-superfund-site-super-contentious

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Help Ban Fracking next to Homes and Schools in Colorado- Sign Petitions

Please go to corising.org to find ways to support the Colorado Rising ballot initiative.  This is a statewide ballot initiative for a 2500′ setback to oil and gas development.  Petitions are due by Aug. 1. There continue to be  deaths and injuries from fracking fires and explosions:  https://www.denverpost.com/2017/12/06/colorado-oil-gas-explosions-since-firestone-explosion.

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Ask Your Senators to Stop the 3 Bad Endangered Species Bills

The Republicans have stuck some anti wildlife riders (amendments) in some bills that Congress must pass  ( military and appropriations).    These  bills  make economic impacts have priority over the lives of endangered species.  They also devalue science. https://act.biologicaldiversity.org/onlineactions/kI6tpzUoukShooLX4Dpeqw2?sourceID=1004352&utm_source=ad&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=currentalerts   www.washingtonpost.com/news/animalia/wp/2018/07/19/endangered-species-act-stripped-of-key-provisions-in-trump-administration-proposal/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.812c9e372e40

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