From Appalachians Against Pipelines: Two anonymous snowpeople have locked themselves together, blockading all entrance to the tree sits (standing strong in their 97th day!) on Yellow Finch Lane. All work on Yellow Finch Lane has been blocked! The protesters issued the following joint statement: "We snowpeople, protectors of childhood homes and wintertime nostalgia, are taking action today in solidarity with the Yellow Finch tree sitters and their fight against extraction, cap
FOURTH NATIONAL CLIMATE ASSESSMENT https://nca2018.globalchange.gov "Communities, governments, and businesses are working to reduce risks from and costs associated with climate change by taking action to lower greenhouse gas emissions and implement adaptation strategies. While mitigation and adaptation efforts have expanded substantially in the last four years, they do not yet approach the scale considered necessary to avoid substantial damages to the economy, environment, an
Photo from Shut It Down Today / Climate Direct Action More updated information please visit: http://www.shutitdown.today/blog On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ClimateDirectAction/ "It has been a long, emotional week. Three days before trial, we were bitterly disappointed when the Judge appeared to eviscerate our case by prohibiting all of our expert witnesses from giving testimony. Then, at the last minute, some of them -- including a health professional, a climate scien
GLOBAL WARMING OF 1.5 °C An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways, in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty. Read the report here: http://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/ A1. Human activities are estimated to have caused approximately 1.
Democratic North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper’s new role as chief Duke Energy-enabler—were held up to the spotlight recently in Raleigh when shortly after 8am twenty-five activists from within and without the state staged a nonviolent occupation of the Governor’s office. Live streams from Beyond Extreme Energy: https://www.facebook.com/BeyondExtremeEnergy/videos/751477128395237/ https://www.facebook.com/BeyondExtremeEnergy/videos/751515065058110/ https://www.facebook.com/Beyo
EDGE at PHL Assembled's On Climate Change event at the Philadelphia Art Museum Perelman building for a short workshop on using direct action to tell the story of your campaign. We explored the use of art, street theater, and strategic media to build the most leverage at your chosen points of intervention. Whether you're brand new to direct action and want support to get started or have years of experience and just want a fresh new take, this workshop was for you! We also help
Photo of Michael Foster and Sam Jessup from Shut It Down - Climate Direct Action North Dakota Press Release posted by Jay O'Hara: Contact: Stephen Kent, firstname.lastname@example.org , 914-589-5988 [Cavalier, North Dakota – October 6, 2017] The landmark trial of Michael Foster, a mental health counselor in his 50s from Seattle, just ended in conviction on several felony charges for his action of shutting off the emergency valve on the Keystone 1 tar sands pipeline in North Dakota to fi
#STOPETP DAY OF ACTION TARGETS THE PHILADELPHIA ENERGY SOLUTIONS REFINING COMPLEX South Philadelphia: Close to the crest of the Passyunk Ave bridge, with the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex and Schuylkill River in the background, Philadelphia residents alerted passing motorists to the negative impacts of the refinery. This action, led by EDGE Philly, was part of the coordinated national #StopETP Day of Action targeting Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based
From 'Another Gulf is Possible' - collaborative for a just transition in the Gulf: This webpage is being continually updated and is serving as a central information source for frontline-to-frontline direct resource & support mobilization. https://anothergulf.com/a-just-harvey-recovery/ Do Not donate to such entities as the Red Cross. Support frontline efforts instead. Please donate to the "T.E.J.A.S. Harvey Fund" (#tejasharveyfund) to support a group - Texas Environmental Jus
In solidarity with Camp White Pine, the Gerhart family and all fossil fuel infrastructure fighters! Please share and support!
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“I would hope that people can recognize that 'environmentalist' is used as a dirty word in a lot of ways and I think that’s really missing the point. We are dependent on eco-systems, watersheds, and air --