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ACTIVISTS SHUT DOWN LOS ANGELES AND NEW WORK EXXONMOBIL GAS STATIONS

by builder123 Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 3:41 AM
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Greenpeace Delivers Message: “Don’t Buy ExxonMobil”

ACTIVISTS SHUT DOWN ...
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The following information has been provided by Greenpeace:

Los California, CA – Greenpeace activists shut down a Mobil gas station today in the heart of Beverly Hills just hour after shutting down an Exxon station in Manhattan. Protestors peacefully chained themselves to gas pumps at both locations and dropped a banner that read “Stop Global Warming. Don’t Buy ExxonMobil.” The protests marked the start of a national day of action against ExxonMobil by environmental, human rights and pro-democracy groups.

“We are here today with a simple message – don’t buy ExxonMobil products until they stop interferring with government action on global warming,” said Melanie Duchin, Greenpeace Climate Campaigner. “It’s time for concerned citizens to use the power of the pocketbook to force the world’s number one global villian to change its ways.”

The Los Angeles protest followed an action earlier in the day at an Exxon station in New York City. Activists are demonstrating at another 80 Exxon and Mobil stations across the nation.

“Greenpeace has launched an international campaign against ExxonMobil that will continue until the company stops sabotaging government action on global warming and agrees to support mandatory reductions in global warming pollution,” saod Gary Cook Greenpeace Climate Campaign Coordinator. “In Europe and elsewhere, ExxonMobil is already feeling the heat from Greenpeace and consumers – now the campaign is being ramped up in the United States.”

Greenpeace has documented ExxonMobil’s efforts to prevent action on global warming in a report titled, “Denial and Deception: A Chronicle of ExxonMobil’s Corruption of the Global Warming Debate.” Despite multiple appeals from Greenpeace and others ExxonMobil has refused to change its policy. The company is using its sizable resources to support top politicians, like President Bush, in an effort to stifle U. S. action on global warming.
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Greenpeace Delivers Message: “Don’t Buy ExxonMobil”

by builder123 Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 3:41 AM
builder123@mindspring.com

Greenpeace Delivers ...
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Global warming eclipses all other environmental challenges of the 21st. century.
Throughout the last decade, ExxonMobile has been viewed internationally as the number one company driving the ongoing industry campaign to derail the international agreement to solve global warming.
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Greenpeace Delivers Message: “Don’t Buy ExxonMobil”

by builder123 Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 3:41 AM
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Greenpeace Delivers ...
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ExxonMobile and their allies have long spearheaded a cooperate war against environmental regulation. They give millions of dollars to political campaigns and candidates and spend millions more on lobbyists. As a result of this effort they get large financial payback in the form of government subsidies, tax breaks and access to public lands.
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Greenpeace Delivers Message: “Don’t Buy ExxonMobil”

by builder123 Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 3:41 AM
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The latest attack on climate science was revealed this year in a secret ExxonMobil memo to president Bush. The memo asked for the removal of Dr. Robert Warson, the Chair of IPCC. The Bush administration climate team and its allies executed ExxonMobil’s will in mid-April of 2002.
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Fascists T-Mex Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 9:52 AM
Simpleton builder123 Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 10:40 AM
Simple Simple Simon Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 1:07 PM
A Thank You to the brave activists clean green n mean Monday, Oct. 21, 2002 at 11:46 PM
Message undelivered Molly Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 at 7:52 AM
Yes, fascist T-Mex Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 at 8:31 AM
OneEyedMan KPC Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002 at 2:06 PM
Man oh Man that was a S-T-r-e-t-C-H! builder123 Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002 at 3:13 AM
........ ....... Monday, Oct. 28, 2002 at 7:09 PM
fascist: a note Alberto Lupi Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002 at 11:28 AM
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