Global Green Weekly Rewind: Dec. 12-18

bl_restore_the_gulfStories we're still talking about from last week: We joined our friends at the the Restore the Mississippi River Delta to offer online support for the campaign urging Senators Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell to support the RESTORE Act, which will assure that BP oil spill penalties go to help restore the Gulf Coast. (Blog post)…. Meanwhile, BP has a new license to drill. (Mother Jones story)

At Jerry Brown's Governor's Conference on Extreme Climate Risks and California’s Future, our CEO Matt Petersen had a lively conversation with Arnold Schwarzenegger on "Perspectives on California's Leadership on Climate Change." (Post, with video link)

Hoorah for Hollywood: Green-themed documentaries are among those on the Oscar shortlist (Ecorazzi story). On the topic, here is a list of films about the environment recommended by our staff.

We set $50,000 as our end-of-year goal in appealing to supporters for funds to help us continue our work. (Thank you in advance for all you can do!)