On June 30, 2022, the Supreme Court ruled on the case West Virginia v Environmental Protection Agency , 6 – 3, in favor of a lawsuit brought by fossil-fuel-producing states including coal-baron-controlled West Virginia that ensures that the … Read more
“…to the blasts of recorded “breaking news” about transforming the CEI Hub to a place of beauty, we showed first the “Doom” sides, then the “Bloom” sides. A visually powerful moment of transformation. As Patti called out details of Zenith’s ugly history of deception and expansion, we chanted our demand at each point on the timeline: “Why are they still here?!”
ing in ever greater detail the catastrophe we face, if we are not willing to do anything about it?” Indeed. As a non-scientist, I would urge everyone who IS a scientist, of whatever branch of science, to focus your trained mind on the question that follows from the previous one. Scientists’ communications methods have been unsuccessful in effecting the changes that your research shows the need for – why not try collective direct action?
As Hallowe’en approaches, we are waiting see whether Zenith Energy challenges the City of Portland’s denial of its Land Use Compatibility Statement and the DEQ’s decision to deny Zenith’s air quality permit. We haven’t forgotten (how could we?) the continuing threat … Read more
By Janet Weil In solidarity with the Indigenous-led week of action in Washington, DC, #PeopleVsFossilFuels, XRPDX rebels and allies from 350PDX assembled at the Federal Building in downtown Portland on Tuesday, October 12. The theme … Read more
XRPDX rebels were proud to stand with (and drive behind) thousands of youth climate activists, for the Global Climate Strike organized by Portland Youth Climate Strike, on September 24, 2021. This was the Friday chosen … Read more
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) is (finally!) investigating Canadian corporation Enbridge for its 28 drilling fluid spills at 12 river crossings, totaling to more than 10,000 gallons of toxic drilling fluids along with mud. … Read more
We – the entire human and non-human populations of Earth – are now officially in the “We’re F****d” stage of climate crisis. Extinction Rebellion UK called it first, but the IPCC Report that dropped on Monday … Read more