"We had not seen this kind of excessive police force used against protestors since the civil rights movement of the 1960's"
"Overcome the temptation of the present generation to pass the problem onto future generations."
The CP USA joined with hundreds of other organizations: labor, youth, peace, justice, clergy, political organizations and international groups, in the largest climate march ever.
From the western U.S. to the East Coast, new grassroots coalitions are forming to protest one of today's most significant environmental hazards - the natural gas extraction process known as fracking.
Seismologists have concluded that wastewater disposal wells from fracking are causing the unpleasant phenomenon, adding new controversy.
According to a new scientific study, salty fluids rich with minerals in parts of Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale are seeping thousands of feet upward, right into drinking water.
Thousands marched to the Ohio statehouse and held a People's Assembly to map a fight back against laws enacted by Republican Gov. John Kasich giving the fossil fuel industry a green light on hydrofracking..
Now, concerns about the safety of gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale have skyrocketed, in light of a recent scientific study.
Republican presidential candidates have shifted the general election debate to rising gas prices amid an improving economy and 24 consecutive months of job growth in the private sector.