Annie Leonard

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Name: Annie Leonard
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

A Sea Full of Trash: Tackling the Plastic Problem

Written by Morgana MatusBeyond the landfills and trash heaps moldering in almost every town and city across the globe, manmade garbage has found its way into the natural landscape on a mind-boggling scale. It seems as though there are virtually no places ... [Published Care2 - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fremont teenager earns national environmental award

_ FREMONT -- "I love to see what young people can do, before someone tells them it's impossible," longtime Sierra Club President David Brower once said.Brower, who died in 2000, would have loved Lynnea Shuck, a Fremont teenager who has earned an environmental ... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Disruptive Sustainability: How to Be a Transformational Leader

By Deborah FleischerThe Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education ( AASHE ) conference got off with a bang on Sunday, with pre-conference workshops and a keynote by Annie Leonard, of the  Story of Stuff acclaim, who is now ... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

BICEP Member Patagonia Launches Vote the Environment Campaign

The apparel company campaigns to overcome voter apathy in the US in order to elect officials who will support replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. SocialFunds.com -- As a member of BICEP, a coalition of mostly consumer-facing companies organized ... [Published Social Funds - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Student Meets Role Model, Annie Leonard, at People’s Climate March

Guest Post from Enloe High School senior in Raleigh, North Carolina, Soomin Shin“Marching for Climate Justice” Sign? Check. Water bottle? Check. Awesome t-shirt promoting awareness about the Arctic? Check. You can never be too prepared for the largest ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Greenpeace Announces New COO: Franklyn Baker

1, 2014Washington, DC - Greenpeace is pleased to announce the hiring of new Chief Operating Officer Franklyn Baker, who will join the senior management team of Greenpeace USA."I am extremely pleased to welcome Franklyn Baker to Greenpeace’s management ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why an Unequal Planet Can Never Be Green

What is it going to take to save the planet from environmental devastation?Sheer people power? We certainly saw that on the eve of last week’s UN Climate Summit in New York. Some 400,000 marchers packed the streets of Manhattan. Millions more rallied ... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Greenpeace: World Leaders must listen to the people and be bolder than they were today

In response to the announcement by Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, Greenpeace Senior Climate and Energy Policy Officer Li Shuo said:“Five years after Copenhagen, China is in a vastly different position. Domestic air pollution is forcing the country ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

To destroy ISIS or manage it? What's next for climate activism?

Mark Hertsgaard at The Nation writes The People’s Climate March Was Huge, but Will It Change Everything?[1]Many veteran activists of the climate movement expressed the same overjoyed reaction to this march as did Annie Leonard, the new executive director ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company Needs to hear from you

When Greenpeace first launched the challenge to major internet brands to become renewably powered back in 2010, most tech companies did not want to provide even basic details on their electricity demand, much less the sources of energy being used. Companies ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

PHOTOS: More than 300,000 attend the People’s Climate March

More than 300,000 people flooded the streets of Manhattan Sunday, September 21st for the People’s Climate March, reported as the largest national climate march in history.Taking place before the United Nations Climate Summit, United National Secretary ... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 22 2014]
First reported May 06 2014 - Updated May 07 2014 - 2 reports

Can Annie Leonard help Greenpeace reach beyond diehard greenies?

On Tuesday, Greenpeace USA announced that Annie Leonard , the force behind The Story of Stuff Project , will take the reins as the organization’s new executive director. Leonard first made a name for herself in 2007 with the release of her 20-minute ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 07 2014]

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"I am extremely pleased to welcome Franklyn Baker to Greenpeace’s management team," said Annie Leonard, Executive Director at Greenpeace USA. "franklyn has a wealth of public and private sector experience which will no doubt improve greenpeace’s effectiveness. it was a pleasure seeing franklyn on his first week at greenpeace, marching at the front of our people’s climate march delegation in new york. i’m sure this is the first of many strong contributions, in our office and on the streets, that franklyn will be making to the environmental movement."
"so far, the obama administration continues to allow the fossil fuel industry to undermine efforts to address climate change by mining and drilling for coal oil, and gas from our public lands and waters, unlocking huge quantities of carbon pollution" said Greenpeace USA Executive Director Annie Leonard in a press statement

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A Sea Full of Trash: Tackling the Plastic Problem [Published Care2 - 20 hours ago]
Fremont teenager earns national environmental a... [Published Contra Costa Times - Oct 29 2014]
Disruptive Sustainability: How to Be a Transfor... [Published Triple Pundit - Oct 28 2014]
BICEP Member Patagonia Launches Vote the Enviro... [Published Social Funds - Oct 21 2014]
Student Meets Role Model, Annie Leonard, at Peo... [Published Greenpeace USA - Oct 03 2014]
Greenpeace Announces New COO: Franklyn Baker [Published Greenpeace USA - Oct 02 2014]
Why an Unequal Planet Can Never Be Green [Published Common Dreams - Sep 30 2014]
Obama's Pitiful Pledge Epitomizes Failure of UN... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 24 2014]
Greenpeace: World Leaders must listen to the pe... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 23 2014]
The Earth’s Most Customer Centric Company Needs... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 23 2014]
PHOTOS: More than 300,000 attend the People’s C... [Published Greenpeace USA - Sep 22 2014]
To destroy ISIS or manage it? What's next for c... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 22 2014]
Abbreviated pundit round-up: To destroy ISIS or... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 22 2014]
Greenpeace USA’s new leader: ‘You don’t have to... [Published EnviroLib - May 23 2014]
Why Is the Green Movement So Dominated By White... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 09 2014]
Why are so many white men trying to save the pl... [Published Guardian.co.uk - May 08 2014]
Can Annie Leonard help Greenpeace reach beyond ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 07 2014]
Annie Leonard of “Story of Stuff” will be new h... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 06 2014]
Commented On: Environmental Justice For All [Published Utne Reader Online - Apr 22 2014]
Consumerism leads to cultural transformation [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 11 2014]
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Greenpeace USA’s new leader: ‘You don’t have to... [Published EnviroLib - May 23 2014]
One of the first things Annie Leonard was asked on being named the new leader of Greenpeace USA this month was: are you willing to get arrested? “I said: ‘Absolutely! I just need to figure out who is going to drive the car pool’,” Leonard told The Guardian. ...
Why Is the Green Movement So Dominated By White... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - May 09 2014]
This story first appeared on the Guardian website and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Americans are regularly told that climate change is happening here and now, in real time, and that nobody will be left unscathed. ...
Can Annie Leonard help Greenpeace reach beyond ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 07 2014]
On Tuesday, Greenpeace USA announced that Annie Leonard , the force behind The Story of Stuff Project , will take the reins as the organization’s new executive director. Leonard first made a name for herself in 2007 with the release of her 20-minute ...
Annie Leonard of “Story of Stuff” will be new h... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - May 06 2014]
Today, Greenpeace USA announced that Annie Leonard, creator of The Story of Stuff , will take the reins as the organization’s new executive director. Leonard launched what became the Story of Stuff Project in 2007 with a 20-minute web video (you ...
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