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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

Report Back from West Coast Speaking Tour and Unis’tot’en Action Camp

View a video recording of one of the stops on this tour: A SPECIAL THANKS! to all who helped put this report back together, and an EXTRA SPECIAL THANKS! to all the wonderful people who helped us along the way with donations, roofs, and well-wishes. We couldn’t do this without your support! The frontline of … Continue reading Report Back from West Coast Speaking Tour and Unis’tot’en Action Camp

Max Wilbert: What Would A Real Transition To A Sustainable Society Look Like?

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Climate scientists are clear that modern human societies are changing the atmosphere of the planet, mainly by clearing forests, grasslands, wetlands, and other natural ecosystems for the purposes of development and logging and by burning fossil fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas. These activities are releasing … Continue reading Max Wilbert: What Would A Real Transition To A Sustainable Society Look Like?

Book Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

By Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance Lester Brown’s exhaustively researched book, Plan B 4.0 – Mobilizing to Save Civilization, is a bold and impressive effort to chart a course to ecological sustainability, one of very few books that attempts this worthwhile goal. Brown lists 4 steps that Plan B 4.0 focuses on to achieve … Continue reading Book Review: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

DGR Speaks at Occupy West Coast Port Shutdown Solidarity Action

DGR organizers Max Wilbert and Dillon Thomson spoke at the December 12th Bellingham, WA Action in Solidarity with West Coast Port Shutdown. Below is their report: On December 12th, 2011, we spoke at a rally in Bellingham in solidarity with Occupy Oakland and the shutting down of ports along the west coast. Bellingham was one … Continue reading DGR Speaks at Occupy West Coast Port Shutdown Solidarity Action