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Delta 5 Trial TODAY

January 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Original Article – Liz Spoerri: Conservative, Logical and Hopeful Five courageous climate dissidents are preparing to go to trial in Washington State on January 11. In September 2014 Abby Brockway, Mike Lapointe, Patrick Mazza, Jackie Minchew, and Liz Spoerri blockaded a train used to transport bakken shale oil at the Delta rail yard in Everett. They are preparing to use a necessity defense, arguing in court that their actions were necessary in the face of impending climate catastrophe. We are honored to be working with them. You can find more of their story on their [...]

Family friendly paddle to Bill and Melinda Gates’ Mansion

October 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Video from: gatesdivest.org & 350 Seattle An action to help tell the world’s richest couple that removing their money from fossil fuels is the right thing to do is going to be on the water, in kayaks – the kayaktivists are back! GatesDivest.org, 350 Seattle, Backbone Campaign, and lots of people in kayaks visit Bill and Melinda Gates’ house on Lake Washington, WA on 10/24/15 to send a loud and clear message that the Gates Foundation needs to divest from fossil fuels so they can meet their mission so “all people can live healthy, productive lives.”   Gates Divest [...]

Oily pits of despair

August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Tar sands are one of the dirtiest, costliest, and most destructive fuels in the world. From biking to marching, you to John Kerry – here’s what can be done about it. View the full episode: http://youtu.be/C8xaC_yrClA @ActOutOnOccupy facebook.com/ActOutOnOccupy occupy.com/actout http://www.tarsandsride.org               #Tarsandsride [...]

#PaddleInSeattle

May 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

#PaddleInSeattle From ShellNo.org On January 8, we learned that Shell will be hosting their Arctic drilling rigs in Terminal 5 of the Port of Seattle. That same day the journal Nature published an article saying that Arctic oil MUST be left in the ground in order to avoid catastrophic climate change. Drilling for Arctic oil is an open attack on people in the global south, who are already losing communities to rising seas and extreme weather. It could also spell disaster for one of the most unique wilderness areas on the planet and all of its inhabitants. Shell’s rigs will arrive as we [...]