The Aug. 27 march to the main gate of the construction site was even bigger than the day before, with a motorcade following to transport the elders.
What felt distant has become much closer. What could be safely put off can no longer be shoved aside.
The City Council voted to ban a coal train that would wind through Oakland neighborhoods, creating a health and safety hazard.
The movement to save the bees recently got a shot - or perhaps a sting - in the arm.
The community development organization members believe that an alternative, clean energy economy can be achieved by empowering the underprivileged and unemployed.
October and November have ushered in victories for environmentalists. Corporations have been soundly defeated or exposed on many fronts.
Fossil fuel and pipeline corporations are trying to sell their plans to export fracked gas through communities, forests, and rivers.
The noise and electronic radiation pose a dire threat to animals and plants in the wilderness regions of the Olympic Peninsula.
A divided Supreme Court ruled against the Obama administration's attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants.
"Shell wants to haul its Arctic destroyer to Alaska as soon as possible, but these courageous individuals are saying, 'Shell No.' "