RTNA Statement on Being Removed from the Mountain Valley Pipeline SLAPP Suit

On February 23, 2024, the Rising Tide North America’s legal team successfully fought back against Mountain Valley Pipeline’s (MVP) frivolous attempt at an SLAPP suit against land defenders and organizations, when a VA judge (removed) Rising Tide from the case. Rising Tide North America issued the following statement: “Rising Tide… Continue reading

Rising Tide North America Statement on Mountain Valley Pipeline SLAPP Suit

Rising Tide North America issued the following statement on the frivolous litigation being brought by Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) against land defenders and organizations: “This lawsuit is MVP’s latest attempt to intimidate public participation and subvert free speech. Across the country, fossil fuel companies like MVP are increasingly turning to… Continue reading

Port of Newcastle blockade climate protesters face court over November 2023 Rising Tide action

cross-posted from ABC A NSW magistrate has told protesters involved in a demonstration that ground coal exports to a halt in Newcastle that it was clear they acted out of “genuine desire” to bring about change. The protest, organised by the group Rising Tide in November, saw hundreds of people… Continue reading

PODCAST: The United Nations Climate Conference Agrees to Transition Away From Fossil Fuels. What Now? w/ Tina Gerhardt

cross-posted from the Green and Red Podcast The most recent United Nations Climate Conference resulted in an agreement between nearly 200 nations about the next steps in dealing with the climate crisis. It included for the first time ever language around transitioning away from fossil fuels. Heralded in some quarters… Continue reading

More than 100 climate activists arrested after two-day blockade of Australia’s largest coal port

cross-posted from WION News More than 100 climate activists, including five children and a 97-year-old reverend, have been arrested, said the police, after a two-day blockade of one of the world’s largest coal ports in Australia, on Monday (Nov 27). The protest group Rising Tide, which organised the blockade claims… Continue reading