Media Advisory: Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock

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Media Advisory | October 25th and 26th, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Actor Mark Ruffalo Arrives Tuesday to Standing Rock to Support Pipeline Fighters Delivers Solar Panels on Trailers Holds two press events in North Dakota October 25 and 26 Fort Yates, N.D. – Actor Mark Ruffalo, co-founder of The Solutions Project, is coming to North Dakota… Read more »

Press Release: Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader delivers solar panels to pipeline fighters

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For Immediate Release | October 26, 2016 Contact: Carina Daniels | 510.847.1617 Mark Ruffalo and Navajo leader deliver solar panels to pipeline fighters Using sun to power protest camp symbolizes needed transition to clean energy OCETI SAKOWIN CAMP, North Dakota – Actor Mark Ruffalo and Native Renewables founder Wahleah Johns have presented Standing Rock Sioux tribal elders… Read more »

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Huffington Post: Only Renewable Energy Revolution Can Reverse Runaway Climate Change

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The recent United Nations Climate Summit’s (COP21) stated intention to keep planetary warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius was giddy-making news. While we are not out of the woods yet, there just might be a way. Transitioning to an electrified world running on wind, water and solar power ONLY would get the climate back on track;… Read more »

CBC: Canadian Broadcast Corporation – Clean disruption? Stanford group plans for 100% green-energy future

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An environmental research team from the prestigious Stanford University in California has calculated exactly how Canada can move away from fossil fuels, transitioning to a totally clean-energy future through existing technologies. But the assertion that this transition is just over a decade away is the source of hot debate. Investment in renewables fell by half last year, Clean… Read more »

National Academy of Sciences: Cozzarelli Prize Recipients

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PNAS Announces Six 2015 Cozzarelli Prize Recipients WASHINGTON – The Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) has selected six papers published by PNAS in 2015 to receive the Cozzarelli Prize, an award that recognizes outstanding contributions to the scientific disciplines represented by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Papers… Read more »

Leonardo DiCaprio on the People’s Climate March in New York City, in 2014. Photograph: Edward Leavy Jr/Demotix/Corbis

The Guardian: How Leonardo DiCaprio became one of the world’s top climate change champions

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Leonardo DiCaprio was a climate champion long before the actor wrapped himself in an animal carcass, vomited up raw bison liver, and risked hypothermia for his Oscar-winning role in Revenant. DiCaprio used his acceptance speech for best actor to urge a global audience to reject the “politics of greed”, and support leaders willing to take… Read more »