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+ 19.09.2011 + Big Energy has their communications war room. is ours.

TAKE ACTIONOn April 20, 2011, Counterspill launched a global intervention to reduce our dependence on non-renewable energy. The world has come a long way from the industrial revolution, yet our acidiction to unsustainable power sources has only gotten worse.


This intervention is not just about Counterspill's efforts to chronicle big-energy spills or solely to counter the industry spin that make these stories disappear with the nightly news. It is about you. It's about thinkers, about artists, about communities, about our partners, about our friends and families. That's why we need your help to tell the story of our acidiction to non-renewable energy -- and how we can change course.


In the coming months and years, we'll be collecting the best in citizen journalism; we'll be curating professional reporting and research; we'll be encouraging art, video, and expression in all its forms to help turn the tide on this great challenge of our generation. Join us!


For now, with our launch on the first anniversary of the BP Oil Spill -- one of the worst non-renewable energy disasters our planet has experienced please take a moment to explore our platform and share it with your friends.

Time after time energy industries control the stories of their own disasters. Their objective is to minimize liability, deflect, defend, distract, and return to the status quo.


For them, the faster an incident is out of the public mind, the better. We need to take control of this story.


Our goal: a one-stop, multi-tiered communication resource to create and respond — week by week, month by month, year by year — to energy industry narratives. A counter-narrative that takes on corporate and governmental spin, to keep the truth in the news and inspire positive change for our world in the wake of disaster.


We are concerned global citizens who recognize our dependence on non-renewable energy but are motivated to reduce it. Global energy disasters offer us a chance to question and change behavior, which we promote by inciting dialogue that transcends mainstream media.


Our tools are information and creative engagement. Our platform is Counterspill

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