by Ginew Collective / Rising Tide North America Two Inlets, MN – This morning, two water protectors locked their bodies through the treads of excavators working on a pump station for Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline, as dozens of others rallied in support. Last week, Democratic Governor Tim Walz’s administration approved the last major […]
Secwépemc protesters have settled in for the long haul in a bid to stop the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project from being completed in Kamloops.
𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 #𝐒𝐡𝐮𝐭𝐃𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐊𝐊𝐑 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐛𝐥𝐨𝐜𝐤𝐚𝐝𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐫𝐢𝐬𝐞 𝐮𝐩 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐞𝐭’𝐬𝐮𝐰𝐞𝐭’𝐞𝐧 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐞𝐟𝐬!
By Hiroko Tabuchi / NY Times Last summer, oil and gas-industry groups were lobbying to overturn federal rules on leaks of natural gas, a major contributor to climate change. Their message: The companies had emissions under control. In private, the lobbyists were saying something very different. At a discussion convened last year by the Independent […]
by Malavika Vyawahare / Mongabay Thousands of people demonstrated in Mauritius on Aug. 29 over the government’s handling of a recent ship grounding that spilled 1,000 tons oil in the seas around the island nation. In what appears to be the latest toll in the incident, dolphins and whales have beached close to where the […]
by Antonio José Paz Cardona / Mongabay The erosion has progressed at an accelerated rate and has reached other rivers, threatening a national highway and Indigenous communities. Studies commissioned by the Ecuadoran government call for emergency infrastructure to mitigate the erosion, which could reach the catchment dam of the Coca Codo Sinclair hydroelectric plant, with […]
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 […]
from Unistoten.camp The work of the Unist’ot’en Healing Centre has continued despite the ongoing invasion of the Yin’tah by CGL and the RCMP, and the health impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The struggle of Black communities for Black Lives during this time has both added to a shared revolutionary movement for Liberation while also […]
Multiple Construction Site Blockades and Lock Downs for the National Day of Direct Action Against the Baltic Pipeline Project in Denmark
Early on the morning of August 3, activists from across Denmark woke up early and locked down at multiple construction sites to stop construction of the Baltic Pipe, just one more of the idiotic fossil gas infrastructure projects currently being built in Europe. The Baltic pipe project wants to bring Norwegian fossil gas to Poland, […]
by Dharna Noor / Earther In a stunning win for the environmental justice movement, a court just ordered that the Dakota Access Pipeline must be shut down. The U.S. District Court for Washington, DC, ruled on Monday that an important federal permit that the Army Corps of Engineers granted to the pipeline’s developer, Energy Transfer […]