Posts Tagged ‘ climate justice ’

Construction on Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues Despite Judge’s Order, Water Protectors File Petition, Use Civil Disobedience to Stop Work

Construction on Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline Continues Despite Judge’s Order, Water Protectors File Petition, Use Civil Disobedience to Stop Work

by Karen Savage / Bridge the Gulf Construction continues on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline in Louisiana’s coastal zone near St. James, Louisiana on May 24, 2018. (Photo by Karen Savage) Construction on the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline is continuing near the historic and predominately black community of St. James despite a judge’s ruling that...
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Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

Kinder Morgan Pipeline Won’t Get Built Because of “Resistance on the Ground,” Vancouver Mayor Says

by Natalie Obiko Pearson / Bloomberg Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg Kinder Morgan Inc.’s proposed expansion of an oil pipeline to Canada’s Pacific Coast will never happen because local opposition to the project that’s dividing the nation is only going to intensify, according to the mayor of Vancouver. “I don’t think this project will go —...
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Vermont: The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition Supports Nonviolent Land Protectors Against the Muskrat Falls Megaproject

Vermont: The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition Supports Nonviolent Land Protectors Against the Muskrat Falls Megaproject

by Northeast MegaDam Resistance / EF! Newswire Richmond, Vermont. The Northeast MegaDam Resistance Coalition, in solidarity with the communities living downstream of the Muskrat Falls mega project under construction in Labrador, supports the nonviolent Land Protectors participating today in a national day of nonviolent direct action, organized by the Ontario-Muskrat Solidarity Coalition on Parliament...
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Actors Were Paid to Support Entergy’s Power Plant at New Orleans City Council Meetings

Actors Were Paid to Support Entergy’s Power Plant at New Orleans City Council Meetings

by Michael Isaac Stein / The Lens It was easy to tell who supported Entergy’s proposed power plant at a public hearing last fall; they were the ones wearing fluorescent orange shirts that read “Clean Energy. Good Jobs. Reliable Power.” Some of those people were paid to show up and support the plant. Michael...
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Latin American Countries Sign Legally Binding Pact to Protect Land Defenders

Latin American Countries Sign Legally Binding Pact to Protect Land Defenders

by Arthur Nelsen / The Guardian The treaty was signed two years after the killing of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, who had protested against the construction of a dam. Photograph: Jorge Cabrera/Reuters Officials from 24 Latin American and Caribbean states have signed a legally binding environmental rights pact containing measures to protect land defenders,...
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Make Rojava Green Again! Support the Ecological Revolution in Rojava

from the Internationalist Commune of Rojava Make Rojava Green Again as a bridge for internationalist solidarity We, the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, want to contribute to the ecological revolution in Northern Syria. To this end, we have started the campaign Make Rojava Green Again, campaign in cooperation with the Ecology Committee of the Cizire...
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No Provincial Charges for Mount Polley Mine Spill, One of Largest Environmental Disasters in Canadian History

No Provincial Charges for Mount Polley Mine Spill, One of Largest Environmental Disasters in Canadian History

by Carol Linnitt / Desmog Canada Image: Mount Polley mine disaster, August 2014. Photo: Cariboo Regional District via Youtube When it seemed clear the newly minted B.C. NDP government would not pursue charges against Imperial Metals, owner and operator of the Mount Polley mine, for a 2014 tailings pond collapse, one woman decided to...
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Young Colombians File Lawsuit Against Government Over Deforestation

Young Colombians File Lawsuit Against Government Over Deforestation

By Anastasia Maloney / Thomas Reuters Foundation News A group of young Colombians, one as young as seven, filed a lawsuit against the Colombian government on Monday demanding it protect their right to a healthy environment in what campaigners said was the first such action in Latin America. The lawsuit, filed at a Bogota...
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Gas Field Earthquakes Put Netherlands’ Biggest Firms on Extraction Notice

Gas Field Earthquakes Put Netherlands’ Biggest Firms on Extraction Notice

by Daniel Boffey / The Guardian An estimated 10,000 people marched during a rally against gas extraction in Groningen, Netherlands, earlier this month. Photograph: Pierre Crom/Getty Images Two hundred of the Netherlands’ biggest companies have been told by their government to stop sourcing fuel from a major Dutch gas field within four years following...
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Protesters March Against Snowbowl, Snowmaking

Protesters March Against Snowbowl, Snowmaking

by Krista Allen / Navajo Times FLAGSTAFF -Just the day before Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a vehement group against the expansion of Arizona Snowbowl and snowmaking on Dook’o’ooslííd, marched across downtown Flagstaff, urging the city council to end the city’s contract with the ski resort. Picture by Krista Allen / Navajo Times “Please,...
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Announcing Warrior Up

Announcing Warrior Up

for Earth First! Newswire “The question is no longer one of theory, but of practice: How to blockade the flows of capitalism as to halt ecological degradation and human exploitation? It may end with generalised social war, but it begins with groups of friends. Hand in hand, bands of friends can co-ordinate to halt...
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Hambach Forest, Germany: 400 people in December 10th Demonstration

Hambach Forest, Germany: 400 people in December 10th Demonstration

from Squat Net Today’s walk in the Forest has attracted over 400 people reflecting a wave of popular support sweeping not just the region but all of Germany and from around the world. This is happening at the time when the rulling parties are no longer able or willing to hold an argument on...
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