Monthly Archives: November 2007

“Out of Balance” awarded best environmental feature film at Artivist Film Festival in Hollywood

Out of Balance: ExxonMobil’s Impact on Climate Change will be awarded Best Feature Film in the Environmental Preservation category at the 4th annual Artivist Film Festival on November 11 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, CA. This hour-long movie focuses … Continue reading

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Senate subcommittee approves cap-and-trade bill – New climate assessment and adaptation provisions

This week a subcommittee of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved by a narrow margin the first major “cap-and-trade” climate change bill to be considered formally in the 110th Congress.  In addition to establishing a framework for capping … Continue reading

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Screw-up at House Judiciary Committee sends whistleblower e-mail addresses to Cheney

The Washington Post reported on October 31 that “the House Judiciary Committee, after promising strict confidentiality, inadvertently sent the e-mail addresses of Justice Department whistle-blowers out to all those who have used a special tip line.” Vice President Cheney’s office … Continue reading

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“The War on Whistleblowers”

An excellent November 1 article in Salon details the current degenerate state of federal whistleblower protections. Whistleblowers cannot rely on their legal rights for an official victory, no matter how valid their charges nor how important the issues. The article … Continue reading

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