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Lithium: Mining Mountains of Water

In this article Rebecca Wildbear talks about how civilization is wasting our planet’s scarce water sources for mining in its desperate effort to continue this devastating way of life. By Rebecca Wildbear Nearly a third of the world lacks safe drinking water, though I have rarely been without. In a red rock canyon in Utah, … Continue reading Lithium: Mining Mountains of Water

Interview with award winning Canadian filmmaker Julia Barnes

Just in time for Earth Week, WLRN’s April Neault interviewed Julia Barnes, producer of the new film Bright Green Lies, documenting the fundamental problems with ‘green’ energy. Award winning Canadian filmmaker Julia Barnes sat down with WLRN member, April Neault, on April 16th to discuss her newest documentary entitled Bright Green Lies, based on the … Continue reading Interview with award winning Canadian filmmaker Julia Barnes

The Environmental Impacts of “Green” Technology

Happening today: Bright Green Lies the documentary premieres Earth Day – April 22nd — as a live-streaming event and Q&A with director Julia Barnes, and authors Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, and Max Wilbert. Tickets are available at https://www.brightgreenlies.com/ This article originally appeared on Counterpunch. By Julia Barnes Solar panels, wind turbines, and electric cars have long been … Continue reading The Environmental Impacts of “Green” Technology

“We will not let anyone exile us from our own land!” – Protests of The Guardians of the Rioni Valley against construction of a hydro power plant are escalating

Georgia – Locals are protesting a large hydro power plant in the valley of the Rioni river in western Georgia. DGR stands in fierce solidarity with grassroots movements fighting the construction of dams and power plants against corrupt governments and multinational cooperations. By Boris Wu The government of Georgia has rented out an area of 281 … Continue reading “We will not let anyone exile us from our own land!” – Protests of The Guardians of the Rioni Valley against construction of a hydro power plant are escalating

The Long Shadow of the Tar Sands: Lithium Mining and Tar Sands Sulfur [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this article, Max Wilbert talks about his experience in fighting tar sand mining in Washington and Utah, and how this is related to the current campaign against lithium mining in Nevada. “I think it’s wrong to blow up a mountain for tar sands. I think it’s wrong to blow up a mountain for lithium, … Continue reading The Long Shadow of the Tar Sands: Lithium Mining and Tar Sands Sulfur [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Where We Live

Editor’s note: We are grateful to present this wonderful article by our appreciated guardian Trinity La Fey today. Original writing by DGR cadre, guardians and supporters makes the most powerful articles because it genuinely reflects our spirit, the deep empathy and love for the natural world that keeps us grassroots activists going, and gives insight … Continue reading Where We Live

Live Streaming Event April 17th: “Ending The Greenwashing”

This April 17th, join Derrick Jensen, Lierre Keith, Max Wilbert, and grassroots organizers from around the world for a special 3-hour live streaming event, Ending The Greenwashing, starting at 1pm Pacific Time and hosted by Deep Green Resistance. This event will explore in detail the topic of greenwashing. Around the planet, mining companies, energy producers, … Continue reading Live Streaming Event April 17th: “Ending The Greenwashing”

The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Protect Thacker Pass with activists Max Wilbert, Will Falk and Rebecca Wildbear Activists aiming to stop Lithium Americas’ Thacker Pass open-pit lithium mine – what would be the United States’ largest lithium mine, supplying up to 25% of the world’s lithium – launched a permanent protest encampment hours after the Bureau of Land Management gave … Continue reading The Green Flame Podcast: Protect Thacker Pass [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

Haunted By The Songs of the Dead

Two hundred species went extinct today. The last individual from each of these 200 species dies each day. Merely fifteen years ago, that number was 150. While extinctions are a natural process, the scale of the current mass extinction is a direct result of industrial civilization. In this article, Rebecca writes about her grief for … Continue reading Haunted By The Songs of the Dead

Net zero targets are fossil fuel greenwashing

Friends of Earth International (FoEI) published a report revealing the greenwashing of net zero emissions of the fossil fuel industries. In this piece, Kim Hill writes about the problems with the concept of economic growth that the report does not acknowledge. Originally published at Medium. Featured image: Headline on World Coal Association website, March 2017 By … Continue reading Net zero targets are fossil fuel greenwashing