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Ten years in prison? Your career? Or just your permanent record?
A little over two years ago, our friend and comrade Tim DeChristopher put it all on the line when he entered a federal auction and derailed it so that oil and gas companies could not destroy the planet.
Tim is now facing ten years in prison [...]
While many environmental groups have spent the past year bumbling over climate legislation and devising better list-building and branding strategies, Rising Tide has been building the climate justice movement and challenging the root causes of climate change. Nowhere is this more evident than in the northern Rockies.
Over the past year, climate activists in Montana [...]
Dear Friends, Supporters, Comrades and Community,
As you may recall, a lively protest took place on the streets of Chicago’s financial district last November 30, on the 10th anniversary of the “Battle of Seattle” and a week ahead of the big UN climate summit in Copenhagen. Several groups from across the city had come together to [...]
Today on the Global Day of Climate Justice Action, a rowdy march in San Francisco made it’s way to Bank of America’s skyscraper (the tallest building in San Francisco), where dozens of activists blockaded the doors all around the building. Over 200 marched and rallied with at least 22 being arrested in the blockade.
*More details and photos coming soon!*
Chicago climate activists returned to the streets today – this time in the financial district in downtown Chicago – in a colorful demonstration against cap and trade, carbon offsets and other “false solutions” to climate change. Building on the long-term campaign to shut down the Crawford and Fisk coal-fired power [...]
Group calls on the Air Quality Control Commission to deny the Cherokee coal plant’s ‘permit to pollute’
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2009
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Denver, CO – This morning, approximately fifteen local citizens, representing a diverse coalition of groups, demonstrated at the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (DPHE) [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 30, 2009
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Climate justice activists march on polluters and lobbyists in downtown Washington DC
Feisty unpermitted march blocks traffic, marks the tenth anniversary of the WTO shutdown in Seattle, demands “Corporations out of Copenhagen” one week prior to the UN [...]
Breaking News: Two people are locked down to the Cliffside generator in Greenville, SC. Press release below and more info coming. Also keep track at:http://twitter.com/RisingTideNA
Update: Four have been arrested: 2 who were locked down and 2 others. About 20 others are still at the site with banners. Pictures coming soon.
Published October 30, 2009 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Activists with Mountain Justice, Rainforest Action Network and other groups planned protests atEnvironmental Protection Agency headquarters and across the country Friday to demand the end of mountaintop removal mining in Appalachia.
An online map showed more than two dozen planned events from California to Maine, including [...]
Coal River Valley Residents Declare State of Emergency, Meet with Governor Joe Manchin; Seven Sit-In at Governor’s Office
Video: 7 Arrested in Peaceful Sit-in at WV Gov’s Office Resisting the Destruction of Coal River Mountain
Climate Ground Zero For Immediate Release Contact: Dea Goblirsch or Garrett Robinson (304-513-4710) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CHARLESTON, W.Va.- Coal River Valley residents and supporters associated [...]