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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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Help Make Climate Justice A Reality In 2013

Donate to Rising Tide North America and Help Make Climate Justice a Reality in 2013 Our climate movement is fierce. And we’re not afraid to stand up to the worst drilling and mining companies on the planet. Over six years ago in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, Rising Tide North America emerged as a radical force in the climate movements. Seeking to connect the dots between climate change and social justice, we have built a network throughout North America that has not only fought…

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Daring Tree Occupation Launched In Texas To Stop Keystone XL Pipeline

DARING TREE OCCUPATION LAUNCHED IN TEXAS TO STOP KEYSTONE XL PIPELINE Dear Friends, Exciting news has broken. This fight to stop the flow of tar sands oil in Texas has taken a dramatic turn. This morning, courageous actionistas with Rising Tide North Texas and the Tar Sands Blockade have begun tree-sits in rural East Texas blocking the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. JOIN THE TAR SANDS BLOCKADE These eight people have taken to the trees near Winnsboro,TX in an effort to prevent oil giant…

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Occupy the Climate

OCCUPY THE CLIMATE Dear Friends- The Occupy movements for economic justice and against capital and corporations has exploded across the American political landscape. The momentum is unbelievable and we can hardly keep up. Whil big banks and Wall Street foreclose on homes and lay people off , the same doomsday economy is also destroying eco-systems, communities and the climate with fossil fuel extraction.  Whether it be natural gas fracking, coal plants, oil refineries, or mountaintop removal mining it all leads to one thing—a slow grinding…

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