Tina Gerhardt

Last Saturday, August 3, a broad coalition of labor, indigenous, health and environmental justice groups marched to the Chevron refinery in Richmond, California, marking the one-year anniversary of the explosion and fire that sent smoke billowing... more

Aug 11, 2013 5:35 PM Dispatches

On June 25, a federal judge approved a subpoena, to be served by Chevron to Microsoft, granting the oil company private Internet and phone data related to 30 email addresses, including those related to environmental nonprofits, activists, journal... more

Jul 17, 2013 8:09 PM Dispatches

This afternoon, in a speech delivered at Georgetown University, President Obama laid out his executive plan to fight climate change.Referencing his State of the Union promise to act on climate change, he said, "I pledged that America would respon... more

Jun 25, 2013 7:50 PM Dispatches

Mass demonstrations welcomed President Obama to the Bay Area on Wednesday and sent him a clear message on the Keystone XL Pipeline: Just Say No!More than 1,000 protesters greeted him when he arrived in San Francisco's well-heeled Pacific Heights ... more

Apr 4, 2013 1:52 PM Dispatches

President Obama's focus on climate change is a welcome, albeit belated, shift, but will he match words with action?In his State of the Union address, President Obama brought renewed attention to climate change. He called out skeptics and urged ac... more

Feb 13, 2013 3:37 PM Dispatches

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is suffering backlash from its battle on a new front: renewable energy standards.The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) have let their ALEC mem... more

Feb 1, 2013 6:31 PM Dispatches

What emerged starkly at this year’s conference on climate change, as in previous years, was the US obstructionism. more

Dec 12, 2011 5:33 PM Dispatches

On Friday, December 19, 2008, Tim DeChristopher participated in a public auction. As the Bush administration moved to auction off 77 parcels of federal land totaling 150,000 acres for oil and gas drilling, DeChristopher, a student at the Un... more

Feb 14, 2011 2:10 PM Dispatches