Activists Block Coal Shipment in North Carolina.
A set of train tracks in rural North Carolina is not the kind of place that brings iPads to mind.
But this railroad is part of the chain that links you and me – and anyone who uses the cloud – to the massive destruction caused by the coal industry. That’s why we’ve chosen this spot, outside Duke Energy’s Marshall coal-fired power plant, which is just 19 miles away from Apple’s iCloud data center, to send a message to both Apple and Duke that the energy revolution can’t wait. Continue reading
Greenpeace’s campaign to make Duke Energy into a true clean energy champion has started with a bang, and the reactions from both Duke Energy and Progress Energy (which are attempting to merge into the country’s largest utility) have been sadly predictable.
With the economy struggling to create new jobs, the climate inching closer to the tipping point, and coal communities fighting for their lives, talking points won’t be enough this time. We need leadership from Duke. Continue reading