Where do plastics come from? How is paint made? How do simple electronics, like land line telephones, come to be? How does the electric grid itself come to be? And in a world that is being wracked by warming, how do these basic industrial technologies impact the climate? ... Continue reading →
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Saturday, January 11, 2014 Did you know that Las Vegas is planning a $15 billion project to extract water from the driest places in the country? And that ranchers, farmers, indigenous and rural communities, hunters, and environmentalists are coming together to fight it? ________ Watch community organizers speak about the so-called “Water Grab” – the … Continue reading Video: Stop The SNWA Water Grab Teach-In
We are excited to share a new short film that introduces some of the voices and faces of Deep Green Resistance, the book and the movement. This is part of a series of several soon-to-be-released shorts that present the DGR analysis and strategy. If you enjoy it, please “Like” and share widely to encourage the … Continue reading Upcoming short film about DGR
By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin In June 1988, climatologist and NASA scientist James Hansen stood before the Energy and Natural Resources Committee in the United States Senate. The temperature was a sweltering 98 degrees. “The earth is warmer in 1988 than at any time in the history of instrumental measurements,” Hansen … Continue reading Max Wilbert: Plows and Carbon: The Timeline of Global Warming
Conversations on Underground Resistance is an upcoming video series by Deep Green Resistance. Check out this trailer for a sneak peek!
DGR Great Basin is helping to organize a coalition of individuals and groups to fight the Las Vegas Water Grab. Learn more by watching this video (produced by Max Wilbert): TO GET INVOLVED IN THIS FIGHT: – email DGRgreatbasin@riseup.net – follow Stop the SNWA Water Grab on Facebook – comment on this post – share … Continue reading Latest News: SNWA Coalition, New Members, and More
By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin The first Tar Sands mine in the United States is an open wound on the landscape: a three acre pit, the bottom puddled with water and streaked with black tar. Berms of broken earth a hundred feet tall stand on all sides. To the north and … Continue reading Utah – The Next Energy Colony
By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin On April 19th, myself and other organizers from the Salt Lake City community attended the Morning Energy Update, a meeting hosted by the Utah State Office of Energy Development. The meeting was held in a small conference room at the World Trade Center Utah building. The … Continue reading Max Wilbert: Declaring Our Resistance: Oil Shale in Utah
While global warming is a topic of conversation and news coverage every day around the world, the basic raw materials that drive the global economy are rarely discussed as being involved. But these materials play a key role in global environmental issues.
By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Great Basin I’m writing this at 68 miles per hour in the left lane of I-5. The freeway is 8 lanes wide here, a laceration running north and south for 1500 miles. It is a major corridor of human trafficking. A river of oil, a friend calls it. … Continue reading Max Wilbert: We Choose to Speak