I’m sure most of you have heard about the Indigenous Resistance Against Carbon report, which revealed that Indigenous resistance to fossil fuel infrastructure projects has effectively cut 12 percent of the annual carbon pollution of … Read more
By Mark Darienzo I’ve often thought that staying in one place for long periods of time and being part of a community of friends creates stability and is therefore very important. Although living in Portland … Read more
Book by D. Jensen, L. Keith and M. Wilbert, Monkfish Book Publishing, 2021 Subtitle: How the Environmental Movement Lost Its Way and What We Can Do About It NOTE: A documentary (Bright Green Lies), based … 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
By Janet Weil and Lynn Spitaleri Handlin August 13: #DefundLine3! Stop the Money Pipeline! XRPDX rebels took to the streets to challenge the banks that are irresponsibly funding fossil fuel infrastructure projects, including the Bank … Read more
The Warm Springs Reservation has been in a water crisis ever since a water main broke in Summer of 2019. Their water infrastructure situation worsened with the pandemic and they’ve been left high and dry … Read more
If you’ve heard anything about Line 3 in the past week, it’s probably about the acceleration of brutal and inhumane treatment of Water Protectors by police. Tara Houska, who was hit multiple times by rubber … Read more
More than 30 legislators from Minnesota’s House of Representatives and Senate released a letter demanding the state halt the Line 3 project and order Enbridge to cease drilling until more data is available about what, exactly, is being released everywhere Enbridge goes and what happens to it once it’s loose.
It’s too early to know what will come of this but the fact that actual Powers That Be are mad might be a sign that things are finally happening.
Those words are the title of an opinion piece by Ian Leahy and Yaryna Serkez published in the NY Times on July 4th, 2021. They lay out the impact of long-term, systemic inequity in access … Read more