This article originally appeared in Resilience. Editor’s note: In order for the planet to survive, we must act in its defense. We can not rely on governments or corporations to do it. This is why Deep Green Resistance is organizing actions to confront the power structures—patriarchy, capitalism, colonialism, and civilization—largely responsible for the plunder of … Continue reading Standing Rock is Everywhere: The Indigenous Heart of the Climate Change Fight
This article originally appeared in Climate & Capitalism. It is part 2 of a series, read part 1 here. Featured image: Tenants harvest the landlord’s grain “The expropriation of the mass of the people from the soil forms the basis of the capitalist mode of production.” (Karl Marx) by Ian Angus “The ground of the parish … Continue reading Robbing the Soil, 2: ‘Systematic theft of communal property’
Editor’s note: DGR supports local control of the land over settler colonial imperialism. We believe in Free Informed Prior Constent, consultation is not constent. Featured image: Screenshot from the Battle For Berrima Inc. video Hume Coal and Its Plans For A New Coal Mine In Berrima 2015 This article originally appeared in Global Voices. By Kevin … Continue reading Rejection of new Australian coal mine is a rare win for community environmental campaigners
This article originally appeared in Truthout. By Mary Lovell, Truthout Every morning, I walk along the waters of the Salish Sea on the Kitsap Peninsula in Washington State. Most days I am lucky enough to see the pink of the sunrise over Mount Rainier. This spring, millions of tiny herring eggs covered the beach, bringing with … Continue reading 15 Insurers Drop Trans Mountain Pipeline After Grassroots Pressure
FOR PLANNING PURPOSES CONTACT: email@example.com or 406-552-8764 Jennifer K. Falcon, firstname.lastname@example.org, 218-760- 9958 (St Paul)- Indigenous water protectors and allies will gather at the Minnesota State Capitol in late August for Treaties Not Tar Sands. From August 23rd to 26th, Indigenous grandmothers from White Earth Nation will hold ceremonial space on the Capitol lawn. On … Continue reading AUGUST 23-26: Water protectors to gather at Minnesota State Capitol in ceremony to stop Line 3 pipeline Hundreds of supporters to rally on Wednesday, August 25th
This article originally appeared in Common Dreams. “We must keep Arctic oil in the ground if we want a livable planet for future generations.” By Jake Johnson A federal judge on Wednesday tossed out construction permits for a sprawling, multibillion-dollar Alaska oil drilling project that the Trump administration approved and the Biden Interior Department defended in … Continue reading ‘Resounding’ Climate Win as Judge Blocks Alaska Drilling Project Defended by Biden
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By Paul Deaton in the Blog for Iowa. Jessica Reznicek, a 39-year-old environmental activist and Catholic Worker from Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced in federal court June 30 to eight years in prison for her efforts to sabotage construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. In November 2016, Reznicek and Ruby Montoya, a former preschool teacher, … Continue reading Is Jessica Reznicek A Terrorist?
Editor’s note: We agree that “This is a landmark victory for the local communities who have stood up and held firm for over a decade to protect the climate, the Salish Sea, and their own health and safety.” We don’t put much hope into the Paris Agreement or all the UN climate summits. The best … Continue reading Washington County’s New Rules Against Fossil Fuel Expansion Celebrated as ‘Blueprint’ for Nation
Editor’s note: The company has already sold a handful of its onshore oil blocks over the past 10 years, citing the need to cut risk due to community unrest and continued sabotage attacks on its oil installations. These blocks had been snapped up by Nigerian indigenous operators including Seplat Petroleum, Aiteo E&P, First Hydrocarbons and … Continue reading Despite Risks, Climate Activists Lead Fight Against Oil Giant’s Drilling Projects in Uganda