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Rising Tide North America Rocked The House In 2014!

Wow. What a year.  We took amazing action. Not only did we shake things up with direct action against the fossil fuel industries, but also worked with frontline communities most impacted by extraction in Canada, Mexico and the U.S.. Whether it’s blockading pipelines and oil trains or organizing training camps to educate the next generation of climate activist, we’ve truly been rocking the house to make a better world possible.  Can you donate to Rising Tide North America to “rock the house” in 2015?  Here’s…

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Build The Climate Justice Movement In 2015

There is good news for the climate. And there is bad news for the climate. The good news is that movements for climate justice and action are growing. From the Pacific Northwest to the eastern plateau of Utah to Vermont and the streets of New York, we’ve mobilized against the fossil fuel industry, the big money behind it and the politicians that love it. We’ve blocked oil trains in Seattle and Oregon. We joined in actions against the first U.S. tar sands mine in Utah.…

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Resistance and Solidarity at COP20, Lima

An answer to the climate crisis is emerging right now from Lima, Peru, but it’s not COP20. At COP 20, political elites haggled over a draft UN climate deal that they hope to ratify next year in Paris. It’s a bad deal. It is narrowly focused on unenforceable commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Those reductions won’t even begin till after 2020 and won’t keep temperature rises below two degrees celsius. At the same time, rich countries, and the corporate lobbyists behind them, worked for a deal…

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Ecuadorian Authorities Target Climate Activists, Caravana Climatica

For Immediate Release Rising Tide Press Contacts: Scott Parkin, 415-235-0596 (U.S. mobile) sparki@risingtidenorthamerica.org Cristian Guerrero: +593 983004458 caravanaclimatica@gmail.com Chris Eaton, +51 989025127 chris@chriseaton.net Ecuadorian Authorities Target Climate Activists, Caravana Climatica Rising Tide Mexico Member Facing Serious Charges Lima, Peru– Last week, the Ecuadoran government harassed a group of climate activists with La Caravana Climatica and then confiscated their bus on their way to the United Nations climate talks in Lima, Peru. Later authorities charged the driver, Cristian Guerrero, for driving with the wrong permits which…

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