Posts Tagged ‘ Climate Change ’

The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

The Sabal Trail Resistance Must Go On

Updates on Florida’s Continuing Pipeline Fight from Sabal Trail Resistance It’s been a hard month for those of us who dedicated so much of our lives over the past year to tracking, exposing and disrupting the construction of the Sabal Trail pipeline. What follows is a brief synopsis of recent news and events. June...
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Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Spokane Train Blockaders Will Use Necessity Defense

Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review from Wild Idaho Rising Tide Pre-Trial Motion Hearing: Necessity Defense & Expert Testimony In late August and September 2016, Raging Grannies Margie Heller, Nancy Nelson, and Deena Romoff and Veterans for Peace Maeve Aeolus, Rusty Nelson (husband of Nancy), and George Taylor protested oil and coal trains moving through...
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Pipeline to the Classroom: How Big Oil Promotes Fossil Fuels to America’s Children

Pipeline to the Classroom: How Big Oil Promotes Fossil Fuels to America’s Children

by Jie Jenny Zou / The Guardian This story was a collaboration between the Center for Public Integrity and StateImpact Oklahoma, a reporting project of NPR member stations in Oklahoma. Jennifer Merritt’s first graders at Jefferson elementary school in Pryor, Oklahoma, were in for a treat. Sitting cross-legged on the floor, the students gathered...
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Pipeline Protestors Disrupt VA Democrat’s Gubernatorial Primary Victory Party

from the Earth First! Newswire The celebrations didn’t last long for the newly chosen Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam at his primary election victory party on June 13. As supporters drank beers and exuberantly chanted “Ralph, Ralph, Ralph,” a group of activists took the stage with banners reading, “No Time to Celebrate, No Pipelines,”...
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Three Arrested Attempting to Block Fast-Tracked FERC Commissioner Approvals in DC

Three Arrested Attempting to Block Fast-Tracked FERC Commissioner Approvals in DC

from Beyond Extreme Energy WASHINGTON, DC: The week following Trump’s announcement that he will pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, three individuals representing a coalition of nearly 170 groups opposing Trump’s nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) disrupted a committee vote to advance the candidates. Three individuals were...
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Virginia Residents Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline Surveying Again

Virginia Residents Disrupt Mountain Valley Pipeline Surveying Again

from the Earth First! Newswire Against the will of residents, survey crews are again attempting to access properties in the Bent Mountain area of Virginia after a judge issued an injunction against property owners blocking surveying for the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP). Circuit Court Judge David Carson ruled on May 26 that barring...
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Climate Action is in Our Hands

2. Juni 2017
Climate Action is in Our Hands

June 3, 2017 We have seen our planet from space, had access to the deepest canyons of the ocean, deciphered the infinitesimal DNA structure of life, and discovered unimaginable species—but we’ve also seen our own destructive influence on the planet’s complex network of life … read more
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Kinder Morgan Admits Trans Mountain Expansion May Be Doomed

Kinder Morgan Admits Trans Mountain Expansion May Be Doomed

by Kai Nagata / Dogwood BC   It’s a rare dose of honesty from a company with a history of bending the truth. Kinder Morgan filed a final prospectus last week with securities regulators, setting the stage for a last-ditch attempt to raise enough cash to build its Trans Mountain expansion project. Now all...
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Protesters Disrupt Confirmation Hearing for Trump’s FERC Nominees

Protesters Disrupt Confirmation Hearing for Trump’s FERC Nominees

from dcindymedia.org Update May 26 7PM: Everyone is out of lockup, one facing possible jury trial, two no-papered, another activist was cited and released at the scene. On the 25th of May, protesters repeatedly disrupted a Senate confirmation hearing for Trump’s nomineess to FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. One of the protesters was...
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Asheville Honors Veteran Jim Marker Who Died Fighting Pipelines

Asheville Honors Veteran Jim Marker Who Died Fighting Pipelines

from Smoky Mountain Eco-Defense Smoky Mountain Eco-Defense and fellow pipeline fighters celebrated Memorial Day in Asheville, NC by honoring a veteran who died fighting for the land he loved. Jim Marker, a veteran, father, water protector and humanitarian was killed by police in Florida this February after he was caught successfully decommissioning several pieces...
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Greenpeace Projects “Earth First” on the Dome of St. Peter’s Basilica for Trump’s Vatican Visit

by The Independent Greenpeace has sent a clear message to President Donald Trump during his visit to the Vatican by projecting a message in lights on to the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica that read: Planet Earth First. It seemed to be a play on Mr Trump’s “America First” slogan that has guided much of his young presidency. Climate...
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Pipeline Fighters Release Names of Banks Funding the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Pipeline Fighters Release Names of Banks Funding the Mountain Valley Pipeline

from the Earth First! Newswire Groups fighting the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) are opening up a new front in the battle against the controversial pipeline after releasing a report exposing the major financial backers of the project. In a statement released by Protect our Water, Heritage, Rights (POWHR) the group said, “As citizens of...
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