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Day One: Climate Trial with Oil By Rail Blockaders Kicks Off

Today was the first day of the Delta 5’s week in court. Back in September 2014, the Delta 5 blockaded a mile long oil train from reaching an oil refinery in Everett, WA. The five were arrested and charged with … Continue reading

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Putting Keystone XL in Retrospect

There are a number of important lessons learned from the fight against Keystone XL.  Perhaps most importantly, that the climate movements picked a fight scoffed at by lobbyists, politicians and pundits, dug in, fought hard and won (at least partially). … Continue reading

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Demanding the Impossible: Saying “No Compromise” in the Climate Movement, And Meaning It.

“The earth is not dying, it is being killed, and those who are killing it have names and addresses.” — Utah Phillips In the summer of 2003, my friends and I launched a campaign called Dirty South Earth First! (DSEF!) … Continue reading

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Warning: Greenwash Ahead

Great new article out by Pratap Chatterjee at Corpwatch about the greenwash boom going on in American business. The coal, oil and gas industries have finally woken up to the political discourse around global warming. Instead of actually looking for … Continue reading

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