Growing the Roots to Weather the Storm

Rising Tide North America is excited to announce the release of our new creative collaborations publication, Growing the Roots to Weather the Storm–Perspectives on the People’s Climate March. The collection includes essays, poetry, and art submitted by Rising Tide network activists and allies digging deeper into political and strategic questions surrounding this September’s People’s Climate March. Read Growing the Roots to Weather the Storm, online at GrowingDeepRoots.RisingTideNorthAmerica.org  or pick up a paper copy of the publication this September in New York.  

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Keystone XL Pipeline Case Faces Jury in Oklahoma

Media Advisory Press Contact: Ron Seifert, Tar Sands Blockade, 940-268-5375, [email protected] Stephen Warner, Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance, 405-863-2888, [email protected] Keystone XL Pipeline Case Faces Jury in Oklahoma Man who blockaded Keystone XL construction argues threats of climate change and environmental harm justify his actions On April 22, 2013, Alec Johnson disrupted construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline near Tushka, Oklahoma by chaining himself to heavy equipment and effectively halting work. Eventually the police were called and Mr. Johnson was removed from the site and…

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UPDATE: Wall Street Clogged by Flood of Climate Protesters

Media Advisory September 22, 2014 Phone: 406-356-6316 [email protected] www.floodwallstreet.net/media Photos from the event: https://www.flickr.com/photos/127254211@N08 UPDATE: Wall Street Clogged by Flood of Climate Protesters Sit-in Points Finger at Corporations in Flood Wall Street Action New York, NY – Today, thousands of protesters wearing blue sparked a national conversation about the role of corporate power in climate politics when they shut down portions of lower Broadway.  Following the Stock Exchange closing bell, an estimated 100 people were arrested by the NYPD in the Flood Wall Street action…

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Mass Climate Protest Disrupts NYC Financial District — Hundreds Risk Arrest

For immediate release: Thousands ‘Flood’ Financial District Following Sunday’s Historic March Interviews available upon requests Photos available here New York, NY — 3,000 people dressed in blue are currently between Exchange Place and The Bull in Manhattan’s financial district, sitting down to interrupt the business day and targeting corporations and businesses financing and fueling the climate crisis. “Communities that are first and most impacted by storms, floods and droughts are also on the frontlines of fighting the dig-burn-dump economy causing climate change,” said Michael Leon…

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Mass Sit-in to Draw Connection Between Climate Change and Wall Street

{{unknown}}Media contact Bessie Schwarz Phone: (406) 356-6316 [email protected] Mass Sit-in to Draw Connection Between Climate Change and Wall Street Protesters Wearing Blue Hope to Shut Down Financial District After Climate March New York, NY — A “flood” of people from across the globe, dressed in blue, will take to the streets of New York’s Financial District on Monday to highlight the role of capitalism in fueling the climate crisis. Coming a day after the historic People’s Climate March, #FloodWallStreet will show that the next step…

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