by Liam Campbell How bad is our current trajectory? Looking back through geologic history, there are a handful of examples of abrupt climate change and ecosystem collapse, periods when runaway feedback systems changed the planet so suddenly that biomes didn’t have time to adapt. These events were always accompanied by mass death. About 55 million … Continue reading Industrialism: Addressing Humanity’s Addiction
by Liam Campbell Skies in North America are falling silent. No, airplanes haven’t been grounded yet, unfortunately. It’s the birds who are missing. Since 1970 bird populations in the United States and Canada have collapsed by 29% (that’s 2.9 billion fewer birds), according to a recent report published in the journal Science. David Yarnold, president … Continue reading Why are birds disappearing in North America?
Image credit: Truthout / Lance Page by Liam Campbell “Extinction is the rule. Survival is the exception.” ― Carl Sagan David Spratt, research director of the Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration in Australia, recently warned us that “no political, social, or military system can cope” with the outcomes of climate collapse. The consequences are … Continue reading How to Survive Climate Collapse (part 1)
by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance According to an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in July, the planet is in the midst of the 6th mass extinction event. Strikingly, the scientists who wrote the article call this a “biological annihilation.” This isn’t a random sequence outcome of a natural societal … Continue reading Time is Short: Towards a Revolution
"Puget Sound Anarchists" and "It's Going Down" have reported on four recent incidents of simple sabotage against rail operations. Using copper wire to signal track blockage (as depicted in a video on how to block trains), actionists have executed cheap and low-risk attacks to temporarily halt: ... Continue reading →
Featured image by Vanessa Vanderburgh By Joanna Pinkiewicz / Deep Green Resistance Australia Most people in the industrial civilized world will come to a point of crisis, loosely translated from its Greek origin as: “testing time” or “an emergency event.” An ongoing feeling of pressure, instability or a threat can all bring on such crisis. … Continue reading Time is Short: From Crisis to Resistance!
15 Realities of our Global Environmental Crisis By Deep Green Resistance Industrial civilization is not, and can never be, sustainable. Any social system based on the use of non-renewable resources is by definition unsustainable. Non-renewable means it will eventually run out. If you hyper-exploit your non-renewable surroundings, you will deplete them and die. Even for … Continue reading Time is Short: Reasoning to Resistance
by Clay Cochran / Deep Green Resistance “The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.” -Robert Frost President Obama announced Friday morning that he has denied TransCanada’s permit application to build the Keystone XL (KXL) oil … Continue reading Time is Short: Hidden Danger of the Keystone Pipeline Celebration
In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with him … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part III
In 1993 Michael Carter was arrested and indicted for underground environmental activism. Since then he’s worked aboveground, fighting timber sales and oil and gas leasing, protecting endangered species, and more. Today, he’s a member of Deep Green Resistance Colorado Plateau, and author of the memoir Kingfishers’ Song: Memories Against Civilization. Time is Short spoke with … Continue reading Time is Short: Interview With An Eco-Saboteur, Part II