Selected Writings and Works of Andy Caffrey
Is a Madhouse Century Knocking at Our Door? Updated revision of Antarctica's "Deep Impact" Threat, originally published in Summer 1998 Earth Island Journal. Prepared for Climate Action NOW!
U.S. Citizens Mandate for Climate Stabilization and Community Well Being. Written to stimulate thinking and discussion, not as a final word on the matter. Prepared for Climate Action NOW!
Partners in Crime: Bill Clinton, Pete Wilson, Wall Street and the Death of the Redwood Forest A white paper on Headwaters Forest history, issues and campaign priorities written to recruit the involvement of Jerry Brown, Jim Hightower and Michael Moore (originally written in Summer 1995, revised Oct. 24, 1998). Researched and written with the assistance of Brock Evans, vice president, National Audubon Society.
- In early November 1998, Andy Caffrey wrote, in consultation with USWA reps Rob Lalicker and Larry Strom and EF!er Mikal Jakubal, the founding document of the historical Earth First!-labor coalition with the striking Kaiser Aluminum workers. Read here the original Call to Arms to rally behind the Kaiser Aluminum workers' strike against MAXXAM, the detroyers of Headwaters Forest and the owners of Kaiser Aluminum.
1997 Letter to President Clinton on the Human Toll of the Industrial Climate Crisis. While the President was preparing for the Kyoto climate summit, Andy described for Bill Clinton the human suffering from global warming. Prepared for Climate Action NOW!
- In 1987, Andy Caffrey organized the first direct action/ecotage campaign on Earth against field tests of genetically-engineered organisms. In this case, the release in the San Francisco Bay Area of a modified bacterium known as Ice-minus and Frostban. The campaign caused the firm to go bankrupt, and provoked the cancellation for a decade of U.S. field tests.
- Rubbery Eggs: Two Hours on a Bus. A poem written during the campaign to fight the Watts Bar nuclear power facility in Tennessee. Written Oct. 20, 1995
Last updated May 10, 2000