Category Archives: Announcements

Announcements from Rising Tide and Rising Tide affiliates and close allies. An announcement is pretty much never also a reportback!

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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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Dispatch From Lima: Climate Justice At COP20

Cross-posted from chriseaton [dot] net Dear ones and fellow travelers, I arrived safely in Lima Wednesday night, but even before I got here the grave challenges and inspiring opportunities of the COP20 United Nations climate negotiations had set into full swing. I’m traveling here on behalf of Rising Tide North America to organize actions and communications for climate justice. La Caravana Climatica On Tuesday Ecuadoran police repeatedly harassed our friends with the Caravana Climática (Climate Caravan) as they headed to Peru on the last leg of their…

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Rising Tide North America Statement of Solidarity with Ferguson

Rising Tide North America Statement of Solidarity with Ferguson In response to last night’s grand jury decision in St. Louis, Rising Tide North America issued the following statement: “Rising Tide North America is continental network of climate justice groups and individuals challenging the root causes of climate change and for social, environmental and climate justice. We believe that we can only address climate change by exposing the intersections between the oppression of humans, communities and the planet. In order to create a livable and just…

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Canadian Police Arrest 24 Resisting Kinder Morgan Pipeline on Burnaby Mountain

RCMP arrests 24 on Burnaby Mountain Caretakers call for ongoing solidarity presence, say “This pipeline will not be built” VANCOUVER – RCMP have arrested at least 24 Burnaby Mountain caretakers and supporters today, as police moved in to remove a long-standing protest presence against Kinder Morgan’s pipeline survey crews. Arrests include – Sut-lut, a S?wx?ú7mesh elder who started the sacred fire onsite – Kaleb Morrison and Erin Flegg who have been at the site for months – Adam Gold, a named defendant in Kinder Morgan’s…

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