Getting Serious About Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground Means Getting Serious About a Just Transition

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Getting Serious About Keeping Fossil Fuels in the Ground Means Getting Serious About a Just Transition Reposted from Counterpunch  by Patrick Young As the climate crisis continues to deepen and as it becomes less and less plausible that current efforts to curb global warming will even come close to preventing … Continue reading

Rising Tide North America Statement in Response to “Citizens for Local Governance” Smear Campaign in North Texas

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Rising Tide North America Statement in Response to “Citizens for Local Governance” Smear Campaign in North Texas In response to the recent smear campaign on members of Blackland Prairie Rising Tide by “Citizens for Local Governance,” Rising Tide North America issued the following statement: “Rising Tide North America stands in … Continue reading

Vermont Pipeline Opponents Scale Tree, Halt Land Clearing for Pipeline?

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via Rising Tide Vermont [UPDATE: Day 2 Press Release] Monkton, Vt. – For the second time in less than a month, opponents of Vermont Gas Systems’ fracked gas pipeline have taken to the trees to prevent pipeline construction in Addison County. An individual is sitting in a platform thirty feet high, … Continue reading

Two Arrested, Two in Trees as Sunoco Logistics Continues to Clear Cut in Huntingdon, PA

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Police Back Pipeline Despite Lack of Permits, Landowner Objections Legal Funds Needed! Click HERE to donate to support the fight against the Mariner East 2 Pipeline! Backed by Pennsylvania state police and Huntingdon County sheriff’s deputies, on March 29, Sunoco Logistics Partners’ chainsaws cut a swath through forest that the … Continue reading

BREAKING: Climate activists launch daring occupation of the California PUC, calling for agency to shut down all gas storage facilities

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SAN FRANCISCO – Two Bay Area residents have occupied the ledge above the entrance to the headquarters of the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) today to protest the PUC’s failure to protect the Golden State from the climate and health impacts of methane from underground natural gas storage facilities. A … Continue reading