Category Archives: RT Press Releases


Ecuadorian Authorities Target Climate Activists, Caravana Climatica

For Immediate Release Rising Tide Press Contacts: Scott Parkin, 415-235-0596 (U.S. mobile) [email protected] Cristian Guerrero: +593 983004458 [email protected] Chris Eaton, +51 989025127 [email protected] 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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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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