Windsor Community Rights Network

Local Governance for Healthy Community

April 9th, 2016

Bill McKibben: It’s Time to Break Free From Fossil Fuels

Bill McKibben | April 8, 2016 11:32 am This February was the hottest in recorded history, scorching crops and flooding homes all across the planet. Record-breaking temperatures have robbed the Arctic of its winter. And yet despite this, governments around the world still plan to build massive new coal mines and open new oil and […]

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March 19th, 2016

Congress, Listen to the People, Not the Polluters

Rachel Rye Butler, Greenpeace | March 19, 2016 9:48 am As I write this, corporate interests are holding our democracy hostage. Voter suppression—targeting communities of color, students and low-income Americans—is running rampant, fossil fuel money is warping our electoral process and now, leaders in Congress are even blocking the fair consideration of a Supreme Court […]

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March 5th, 2016

Colorado activists set their sights on a ballot measure to limit drilling

Previous attempts have been blocked and current regulations disappoint. Over the past two years, plummeting natural gas and oil prices have caused energy companies in Colorado to lay off thousands of employees, and put state and local governments in a pinch from declining tax revenue. But if you thought this might cool the anti-fracking fever […]

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February 25th, 2016

5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA The community fought for years, and this week California Resources Corp. decided to pull […]

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