09 Aug '12, 1am

Pls Tweet @EximBankUS CEO @fredhochberg not 2 fund destruction of Great Barrier Reef. Here's why: #SaveTheReef #coal

Pls Tweet @EximBankUS CEO @fredhochberg not 2 fund destruction of Great Barrier Reef. Here's why: #SaveTheReef #coal

If you've been lucky enough like me to have snorkelled in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia - you'll probably agree it is truly one of the wonders of the world. Teeming with fish, turtles, sharks, crazy coloured coral and so much more, it is a part of the world that warrants special protection. But right now, that wonder of life is under threat - from big coal. Our friends at the Sierra Club put out this call to action, which we're getting in behind. So fire up your Twitter account, read on, and #savethereef (obviously all this coal expansion is super bad for the climate too, so even more reason to quit #GVK/Alpha #coal)! The U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank) and its chairman, Fred Hochberg, are facing a big decision about a coal project in one of the world's most treasured places. Disturbing reports are emerging that the bank is considering financing a massive coal p...

Full article: http://www.350.org/en/about/blogs/big-coal-vs-great-barri...

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