28 Aug '11, 1am

Bill McKibben's tar sands update - hurricane edition:

We had a hundred people ready to be arrested this morning–but they all decided, after good discussion, that the police needed to be helping batten down for the hurricane. So we posed for spirited pictures in front of the White House, and started laying down plans for next week. It’s a little ironic (irenic?) that the hurricane got in the way–but of course it helps make the case for what we’re doing that much stronger. Irene is riding a pool of record warm water up the east coast–it’s 3 degrees warmer off the Jersey shore than it should be, and that’s what gives hurricanes their juice.

Full article: http://redgreenandblue.org/2011/08/27/bill-mckibbens-tar-...

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