Climate justice groups call for mass actions in lead up to Paris climate talks

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For Immediate Release: May 20th, 2015 Contact: Scott Parkin, +1.415.235.0596 Keith Brunner, +1.802.363.9615 Climate justice groups call for mass actions in lead up to Paris climate talks Rising Tide North America and allies today launched a call to “Flood the System” through a series of coordinated mass actions across the … Continue reading

Tree-Sit Launched in Burrillville, RI to Prevent Spectra’s Fracked-Gas Pipeline Construction

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Tree-Sit Launched in Burrillville, RI to Prevent Spectra’s Fracked-Gas Pipeline Construction FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2015 Contact: Sherrie Anne Andre, 401-474-7666 Nick Katkevich, 401-572-8148, nick@fangtogether.org Social Service Advocate Launches Tree-Sit to Prevent Pipeline Construction BURRILLVILLE, RI – A local woman launched a tree sit at the edge of a … Continue reading

Seattle: #YouShellNotPass Blockades Shut Down Terminal 5

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#YouShellNotPass Blockades Shut Down Terminal 5 At The Port Of Seattle Seattle, WA, Hundreds of people blockaded the gates to Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle, stopping work on Shell’s Arctic Drilling rig Polar Pioneer. “Everyone is out here today, we have scientists, teachers and city councilmembers risking arrest … Continue reading

Oakland residents deliver “coal” to developer to protest coal export plan

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2015 Contact: Jess Dervin-Ackerman, jdervina@gmail.com, (510) 693-7677 Ethan Buckner, ethanbuckner@gmail.com, (612)718-3847 Oakland residents deliver “coal” to developer to protest coal export plan Demonstration calls on local developer to reverse plan for coal exports at former Oakland Army Base ***High-res photos from this morning’s demonstration***: http://bit.ly/1IBa8r4 … Continue reading

BREAKING: Activists Use Tripod To Block Shell’s Seattle Operations

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*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Contact: Charles Conatzer charlesadamseattle@gmail.com (206)556-9251 Activists Use Tripod To Block Shell’s Seattle Operations May 12, Seattle, WA.  Days after the Foss Maritime announced that they intended to defy Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, and illegally host Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet, Seattle activists have blockaded Shell’s Seattle fuel transfer … Continue reading

Union Member Risks Arrest at Arc Logistics, Opposes TPP and Fossil Fuel Exports

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Portland, OR. Tim Norgren of Stevenson, WA and Laborers International Union of North America member is locked to a barrel at Arc Logistics Partners’ Portland Terminal to draw a clear connection between fossil fuel exports and trade agreements like the TPP, and to call for action to put a stop … Continue reading