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Rising Tide North America Announces Our Continental Gathering; August 22-24 near Whitesburg, KY

Save the Date! Rising Tide North America Announces Our Continental Gathering! August 22-24 near Whitesburg, Kentucky Join us for the 2nd annual Rising Tide North America Continental Gathering, August 22-24 in eastern Kentucky. As information is updated we will be publishing it here This year, Rising Tide North America’s network of activists and allies from around the continent will be converging in Appalachia at the tenth anniversary of Mountain Justice to learn from and support the struggle to stop mountaintop removal, connect with climate justice…

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At Least 19 Arrested As Tar Sands Opponents Shut Down Utah Mine Site

Opponents enforce shutdown of Utah tar sands mine today Cross-posted from Peaceful Uprising Follow @peace_up_ and @tarsandsresist on Twitter for updates. July 21, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR SPRINGS, Utah–About 80 climate justice land defenders right used their bodies today to halt construction of a tar sands strip mine in the Book Cliffs of Utah. The action is the culmination of a week-long direct action training camp within 2 miles of the mine. Participants of Climate Justice Summer Camp traveled from numerous organizations, states and…

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Stand with Poisoned Inmates

This is climate injustice. In January, thousands of gallons of the toxic coal cleaning chemicals contaminated the drinking supply for 300,000 people and hundreds of inmates at the South Central Regional Jail (SCRJ) in Charleston, WV, were deprived of access to enough safe water. Many inmates suffered from illness and injury from dehydration or chemical exposure. Some even faced violence and legal repercussions for seeking medical help and for asking for clean water to drink. You can hold SCRJ accountable and ensure the basic human…

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Take Non-Violent Direct Action for Climate Justice!; New York City, September 17-24, 2014

Take Non-Violent Direct Action for Climate Justice! New York City | September 17-24, 2014 International Week of Solidarity with Frontline Communities Around the World On September 23rd, political and corporate leaders are meeting at the United Nations in New York City for the Climate Summit 2014. This summit represents yet another step towards the corporate takeover of the UN climate negotiations, and the privatization of land, water and air resources under the guise of a global climate compact. Meanwhile, as communities on the frontlines of…

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Citizens Disrupt Southwestern Energy Presentation over Fracking Projects on Elsipogtog First Nations Land

For Immediate Release: June 25, 2014 Contact: Angie Viands [email protected] 312-217-0145 Video of Action: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8QN4uWWq26qaGIya0EyenJpbzg/preview Citizens Disrupt Southwestern Energy Presentation over Fracking Projects on Elsipogtog First Nations Land Chicago, IL–Two protesters interrupted a Southwest Energy (SWN) presentation Wednesday at the Global Hunter Securities 100 conference in Chicago by taking off their shirts and unfurling a banner to an audience of investors that read, “The people resist SWN, you lose your shirt!”  The banner referred to how increasing public resistance SWN’s controversial hydraulic fracturing projects in…

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