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Video: Stop The SNWA Water Grab Teach-In

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

Upcoming short film about DGR

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

Max Wilbert: Plows and Carbon: The Timeline of Global Warming

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

Latest News: SNWA Coalition, New Members, and More

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

Utah – The Next Energy Colony

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

Max Wilbert: Declaring Our Resistance: Oil Shale in Utah

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

Steel Production in Perspective: A Global Warming Analysis

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.

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 →

Max Wilbert: We Choose to Speak

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