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Anti-Coal Protesters Block Gates to Capitol Power Plant

Anti-Coal Protesters Block Gates to Capitol Power Plant

WASHINGTON, DC, March 2, 2009 (ENS) – Several thousand demonstrators marched through chilly winds and snow to the Capitol’s coal-fired power plant today in a bid to attract the attention of lawmakers to the dangers of climate change. An estimated 2,500 protesters organized by Capitol Climate Action blocked the five main gates to the Capitol…

Youth Embarassed By U.S. Delegation at Climate Conference

Youth Embarassed By U.S. Delegation at Climate Conference

POZNAN, Poland, December 1, 2008 (ENS) – The U.S. climate delegation’s “sidestepping and recalcitrance” in a news conference on the opening morning of the United Nations annual climate conference in Poznan was denounced by the international climate campaign 350.org and a group of young people from the United States who are attending the meetings. Lead…