Last updated on: 11/18/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

EARTHWORKS Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Can Alternative Energy Effectively Replace Fossil Fuels?"
Reasoning:

“EARTHWORKS partners with local affected communities, national and international advocates to respond to and solve the growing threats to the earth’s natural resources, clean water, biodiversity, special places and communities from irresponsible mining, drilling, and digging.

EARTHWORKS is dedicated to mobilizing public and governmental and corporate deicision makers to take action against the destructive impacts of fossil fuel extraction and promote the use of clean, alternative energy.”

“About Us,” Earthworksaction.org (accessed Nov. 15, 2011)

Description:

“EARTHWORKS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting communities and the environment from the impacts of irresponsible mineral and energy development while seeking sustainable solutions.”

“About Us,” Earthworksaction.org (accessed Nov. 15, 2011)

Mission:

“We fulfill our mission by working with communities and grassroots groups to reform government policies, improve corporate practices, influence investment decisions and encourage responsible materials sourcing and consumption.

We expose the health, environmental, economic, social and cultural impacts of mining and energy extraction through work informed by sound science.”

“About Us,” Earthworksaction.org (accessed Nov. 15, 2011)

Other:
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Quoted in:
  1. Should the US Use Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) to Extract Natural Gas?