Tags Archives: Energy

Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

Trump’s election has sabotaged any prospect of reigning in the global warming crisis      by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance On Tuesday night, the American people decided to elect Donald J. Trump, a billionaire business mogul and reality TV star who has been accused of raping or otherwise sexually assaulting twenty-three women, who … Continue reading Standing Against the Coming Climate Nightmare

IIPFCC in solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

"We call upon all member states, to condemn the destruction of our sacred places and to support our nation’s efforts to ensure that our sovereign rights are respected. We ask that you call upon all parties to stop the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and to protect the environment, our nation’s future, our culture and our way of life." - Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II

Three amazing women speaking in Eugene

We’d like to highlight three upcoming events featuring some amazing activist women. Suprabha Seshan: Restoration and Resistance in India Wednesday, November 8th from 7 – 8:30pm Columbia Hall room 142, University of Oregon (corner of 13th and University). https://www.facebook.com/events/1191587280879612/ — BIOGRAPHY — Suprabha Seshan is director of the Gurukula Botanical Sanctuary (GBS) in the Western … Continue reading Three amazing women speaking in Eugene

Dozens Protest Coal and Oil Trains

An estimated 50 individuals braved cooling temperatures and the threat of arrest to show their support for stopping the transportation of coal and oil by rail in Spokane, WA. The rally, drawing individuals from as far away as Montana, highlighted the growing resentment toward large corporation’s desire to use rail systems to transport potential dangerous materials across the country, along with the hazardous and potentially lethal precedent set in the continued use of fossil fuels.

Charges Dropped in August Coal Train Blockade Case!

Yesterday, Deep Green Resistance members Kyle Lee and Dave Hyde had their charges dropped in Whatcom County District Court. They were originally charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, and obstructing a train in connection with a 12-hour coal train blockade that took place on August 27th. The blockade was an attempt to directly interfere with and … Continue reading Charges Dropped in August Coal Train Blockade Case!

Letter to the Bellingham Herald

The burning of coal is warming the climate and contributing to a major planetary emergency. On August 27th, activists in Bellingham used non-violent action to delay a mile-long coal train headed to Vancouver for 12 hours. I, along with two other members of Deep Green Resistance, was arrested. We are very concerned that nothing is being done to keep coal in the ground. Unfortunately, with laws written by legislators who are beholden to corporate money, what options do we have?

Water Protectors Lock Down Inside Pipe to Stop Spectra Energy’s AIM Pipeline

     by ResistAIM Early October 10, four water protectors crawled inside lengths of pipeline along the Hudson River to stop Spectra Energy from dragging its 42-inch diameter, high pressure, fracked-methane gas pipeline under the Hudson River alongside the aging and failing Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant. Spectra Energy’s proposed AIM Pipeline would bring fracked gas … Continue reading Water Protectors Lock Down Inside Pipe to Stop Spectra Energy’s AIM Pipeline

Peru: National park plan to open up uncontacted tribe’s land to Big Oil

Featured image: Many contacted Matsés have expressed opposition to any efforts to contact their uncontacted neighbors, or to explore for oil in their territory. © Survival International      by Survival International Survival International has learned that the Peruvian government is developing a “Master Plan” for a new national park that could pave the way … Continue reading Peru: National park plan to open up uncontacted tribe’s land to Big Oil

Resisting Pipelines from Standing Rock to Bagua

Featured image: Support rally, Seattle, WA. Photo: John Duffy/flickr. Some Rights Reserved.  by Manuela Picq / Intercontinental Cry Resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at Standing Rock has gained unprecedented coverage. At the center of the story is a thousand-plus miles long pipeline that would transport some 500,000 barrels of oil per day from North Dakota to … Continue reading Resisting Pipelines from Standing Rock to Bagua

Spokane Veterans for Peace Blockading Fossil Fuel Trains

by Direct Action Spokane A group of Spokane, Washington citizens are currently protesting on the BNSF railroad tracks off Trent, east of Napa. The action is being carried out to alert the region to the rapidly expanding impacts of climate change. The undisputed leading cause of global climate change is the burning of fossil fuels … Continue reading Spokane Veterans for Peace Blockading Fossil Fuel Trains