A Critical Response to the Refugio Oil Spill

By: Arlo Bender-Simon As someone who spends a lot of my time paying attention to fossil fuel resistance efforts, I am growing numb to the term “disaster.” I am reading pretty much every other week about a spill, an explosion, homes evacuated, waterways polluted…..makes me want to tune out. If […]

USC Oil Resistance

By:  Dale Solomon Over the course of the last year, prices of crude oil have dropped dramatically, causing an upheaval in the fossil fuel industry. Expensive projects that are not already approved and underway are being abandoned. The industry points to dropping prices of crude as the reason, but we […]

The Time is Now for a Real Climate Leader

By: Jacob Elsanadi, Kristy Drutman, and Eva Malis Standing in front of her Inglewood home, Geneva Morgan points to the dramatic cracks in her driveway, house, and street and declares to a camera, “The truth is that when they frack, they go underneath our houses.” Standing in front of the […]

How to Raise the Funk

by Kevin Killion, Butte/Chico CSSC and CSSC Op Team Chair Funky Frackin Fundraiser, and so can you. A funkraiser is an opportunity to combine celebration, education and amazing people together. There are lots of variables  to consider, yet funkraising is a practical way to outreach to our community, raise funds […]

Don’t Frack LA!

UCLA CALPIRG Students Against Fracking Campaign Contributors: Jacqueline Mak – Campaign Director Angela Kim – Intern Angela Yip – Intern Natalie Un  – Intern WHAT THE FRACK? Do you know what that means? Hydraulic fracturing, fracking for short, is a dangerous method of drilling for oil, and it’s right here in LA. […]

Fighting Fracking Indoors and Out

A student’s experience at a public comment hearing by Meredith Jacobson Two weeks ago,  I attended Oakland’s public hearing on the scope of the Department of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR)’s environmental impact report regarding fracking in the state of California. That’s a mouthful, but an important one, so […]

Spotlight on Butte’s Anti-Fracking Beer Campaign

by Katie Wilken, Butte College student Interviewed by Meredith Jacobson, CSSC Online Content Manager What is the general summary of this campaign? Sparked by issues of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in our local community, we have started this campaign as a way to bring awareness about fracking for liquid natural gas […]