Mountaintop Mining http://wesa.fm en Youth Climate Activists Hold Power Shift Summit http://wesa.fm/post/youth-climate-activists-hold-power-shift-summit <p>More than 1,000 protesters marched from the North Side to downtown Monday for the 2013 Power Shift summit.</p><p>Power Shift is an online community for youth climate activists who are calling for a “green economy” and a stop to mountaintop removal mining.</p><p>The protesters called for PNC Bank to stop financing mountaintop mining, which involves exposing and taking out upper seams of coal, according to the federal Environmental Protection Agency.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:25:41 +0000 Haldan Kirsch & Jessica Nath 18500 at http://wesa.fm Youth Climate Activists Hold Power Shift Summit Quaker Group to Protest PNC Mining Investments http://wesa.fm/post/quaker-group-protest-pnc-mining-investments <p>The Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) is coming to Pittsburgh once again to challenge PNC’s financing of mountaintop mining.<br><br>The group made headlines last year as members set out on a 17-day walk from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh to protest during the annual shareholders meeting.<br><br>While they’re not walking this year, EQAT will be protesting at Tuesday’s meeting.<br> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:12:23 +0000 Tim Camerato 8277 at http://wesa.fm