Activists Plan to Shut Down NYSE

(CNN) — Hundreds of activists are trying to shut down the New York Stock Exchange. Their aim is to highlight the relationship between global warming and big business. They plan to march to the exchange and stage a “sit-in” until forced to leave. Protesters did not obtain a permit to march, so organizers expect plenty … Continue reading »

Local Walkers March for Climate Action

EUGENE, Ore. — Planning and preparations are over for 235 walkers. Their journey begins this weekend. It’s the great March for Climate Action 2014, andĀ four local walkers are putting their best feetĀ forward. John Abbe, a web consultant who’s studying psychology, says he’s always been aware of the environment, but never called himself an environmental activist … Continue reading »

Climate Change Not an Urgent Concern

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A recent survey placed climate change near the bottom of public officials’ and community leaders’ concerns. The survey, conducted by the Oregon Sea Grant and Oregon State University, surveyed city managers and planners, city council members and county commissioners and other leaders in non-governmental organizations. Many said they believed the local climate … Continue reading »