SAVE THE BEES!
Tell Home Depot and Lowe’s to stop selling bee-killing pesticides.
S. David Freeman is a senior advisor with Friends of the Earth’s nuclear campaign. He has more than four decades of experience directing federal, regional and local energy policies. He was appointed chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority by Jimmy Carter in 1977, where he stopped the construction of eight large nuclear power plants and pioneered a massive energy conservation program. Subsequently, David served for two decades as general manager of several large public power agencies including the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, the New York Power Authority and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. David is a renowned expert on clean energy, efficiency and the risks of nuclear power. He holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech, and an L.L.B. from the University of Tennessee. He wrote Energy: The New Era in 1974, and Winning Our Energy Independence: An Energy Insider Shows How in 2007.
Mike Carberry is the Iowa nuclear campaigner for Friends of the Earth. He also serves as the director of Green State Solutions, an Iowa based consulting firm specializing in advocacy, outreach and campaign organizing around environmental issues including nuclear power, global climate change, renewable energy and sustainability. In the past, Mike has worked with groups like the Iowa Global Warming Campaign, the Iowa Renewable Energy Association, the Iowa Sierra Club, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Distributed Wind Energy Association and the American Wind Energy Association. Mike is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. in Marketing and a minor in Communications.
Fred Felleman is a longtime maritime activist and whale biologist who is leading our work in the Pacific Northwest to reduce the significant air and water pollution and harm to marine mammals caused by the shipping industry in Puget Sound, the Salish Sea and the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary. He currently serves on the Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee, the Puget Sound Partnership Oil Spill Advisory Committee and the Strait of Juan de Fuca Regional Network. Fred holds an M.S. from the University of Washington’s College of Ocean and Fisheries Sciences.
Bill Walker has deep experience and skills from both sides of the line between journalism and activism. His first career was as an award-winning reporter for major metro dailies including The Denver Post and The Sacramento Bee. Deciding he wanted to help make change rather than just write about it, he joined the environmental movement as a media strategist for Greenpeace, coordinating news coverage for dozens of non-violent direct actions. He was an early leader of The Ruckus Society, which has trained hundreds of activists in the skills of non-violent protest. After gaining experience in electoral politics with the California League of Conservation Voters, he opened and ran the West Coast office of the Environmental Working Group, which pioneered the use of sophisticated data analysis of issues ranging from toxic chemicals in consumer products to agricultural policy. He is now a communications and campaign consultant to a organiations including Friends of the Earth, The Story of Stuff and Human Impact Partners.