Climate Resistance Escalates Against the Fossil Fuel Empire

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Dear Movement, Escalation begins now. Last December at the climate talks in Paris, over 200 nations agreed upon a weak and ineffective plan to address climate change. Governments stripped away language addressing the rights of indigenous peoples to their land. They removed reparations for the Global South. And, worse yet, … Continue reading

Colorado Rising Tide: Mountain Strong in the Face of Climate Crisis & Injustice

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Colorado Rising Tide: Mountain Strong in the Face of Climate Crisis & Injustice When the “once-a-millennium” flood that hit Colorado in 2013 subsided, it took lives and wreaked devastation for weeks on our communities. The secondary destruction was heaviest around Castle Rock and Pueblo, the two cities in the state … Continue reading

LIVE BLOG: Climate Resistance Breaks Free from Fossil Fuels

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For the past week, across the world people have been standing up to power of the fossil fuel industry.  Rising Tide North America will be sharing live updates from Break Free actions through the weekend. May 15th,Whiting, IN [4:42pm CST]- Civil disobedience underway in Whiting at the gates of the … Continue reading

Getting Serious About Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground Means Getting Serious About a Just Transition

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Getting Serious About Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground Means Getting Serious About a Just Transition Reposted from Counterpunch  by Patrick Young As the climate crisis continues to deepen and as it becomes less and less plausible that current efforts to curb global warming will even come close to preventing … Continue reading

Rising Tide North America Statement in Response to “Citizens for Local Governance” Smear Campaign in North Texas

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Rising Tide North America Statement in Response to “Citizens for Local Governance” Smear Campaign in North Texas In response to the recent smear campaign on members of Blackland Prairie Rising Tide by “Citizens for Local Governance,” Rising Tide North America issued the following statement: “Rising Tide North America stands in … Continue reading

Vermont Pipeline Opponents Scale Tree, Halt Land Clearing for Pipeline?

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via Rising Tide Vermont [UPDATE: Day 2 Press Release] Monkton, Vt. – For the second time in less than a month, opponents of Vermont Gas Systems’ fracked gas pipeline have taken to the trees to prevent pipeline construction in Addison County. An individual is sitting in a platform thirty feet high, … Continue reading