Solar Panels Are Starting to Die, Leaving Behind Toxic Trash

Photovoltaic panels are a boon for clean energy but are tricky to recycle. As the oldest ones expire, get ready for a solar e-waste glut. by Maddie Stone/Grist Solar panels are complex pieces of technology that become big, bulky sheets of electronic waste at the end of their lives—and right now, most of the world […]

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Breaking: 2nd Fairy Creek Blockade Established

by BC Blackout August 17, 2020 — Grassroots forest defenders from across Vancouver Island have successfully prevented Teal Jones Group from blasting logging roads into the unlogged headwaters of the Fairy Creek watershed for the past week. On Monday August 10th, a blockade was established where the new roads were about to crest a ridge […]

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Wet’suwet’en Block Trains in Solidarity with Six Nations

from Warrior Publications [Editor’s Note: The people of Six Nations are Haudenosaunee (also referred to as Iroquois), not Mohawk.] August 8, 2020 (Anonymous Communique) Last night, a group of Wet’suwet’en barricaded and set fire to the train tracks trespassing on our territory in an act of solidarity with the Mohawks of Six Nations. We are […]

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Armed Protesters Shut Down Peru Oilfield; Three Killed by Police

by Alex Emery / S&P Global Indigenous protests bought operations to a standstill at Peru’s largest oil field, PetroTal’s Block 95 in the northern Amazon rain forest, just days after a similar attack halted pumping at the state oil company’s North Peruvian Oil Pipeline. Three protesters died and half-a-dozen policemen were injured after a group […]

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Earth First! Climb Camp in Southern Illinois Oct. 2-4

CLIMB CAMP OPPORTUNITY in southern Illinois the first weekend in October (2nd-4th) near the Shawnee National Forest. The camp officially begins at noon on the second, and will wrap up late in the afternoon on the fourth, but with opportunities to arrive a day early (Oct 1st) and stay a day late (Oct 5th) for […]

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Solidarity With the Struggle of the Mapuche People

by Various anarchist organizations / anarkismo.net International Statement SOLIDARITY WITH THE STRUGGLE OF THE MAPUCHE PEOPLE We stand in solidarity with the struggle of the Mapuche people who are currently experiencing another episode of persecution and repression by the racist and colonial State of Chile. The State of Chile is aided by far-right groups and […]

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