IN THE FACE OF EXTINCTION, WE SAY REBELLION!
THIS IS A CLIMATE EMERGENCY.
XRPDX organizes people in the Portland, Oregon Metro area:
- By taking action (online and in person) to resist fossil fuel infrastructure, educate the broader public about the climate emergency, and support our allies in social justice struggles
- By spreading the word: a weekly newsletter; a website and blog; and social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
We are building a supportive activist culture of appreciation and skill-sharing. We share a love of the natural world and a vision of a more just and equitable world.
Action of the Week
Adapted from our friends at Stop The Money Pipeline
On November 1st, the most important international climate talks since the Paris Agreement will begin in Glasgow, Scotland. COP26 presents an historic opportunity for the world to act on climate, but we won’t see the transformational action we need ― unless the climate movement holds governments and corporations accountable.
Meanwhile, financial institutions ― from banks to insurance companies ― are still providing loans, insurance and billions in investment capital to corporations expanding the fossil fuel industry and deforesting the Amazon and other tropical forests. These companies are guilty of human rights abuses and violations of Indigenous sovereignty.
As part of an international effort organized by Stop The Money Pipeline, local folks are going to deliver a petition with over 150,000 signatories to bank branches, insurance offices, and key federal targets. The demand? That all financial ...