On July 12th, scores of climate justice activists turned out on Hawthorne Street to pressure Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo to stop funding tar sands pipeline projects, especially Line 3. Indigenous activists spoke at a rally prior to the march which also featured music by XR activist, Wendy Emerson.
On a bright sunny Friday morning, activists fighting climate catastrophe gathered in Cully Park, in the largest numbers since the pandemic struck last year. 350PDX provided bright sunflower umbrellas while newly vaccinated comrades greeted each other with hugs. On the 5-year anniversary of the Mosier train derailment, we were there to tell the media and the City of Portland to deny the Land Use Compatibility Statement that Zenith Energy needs to get an air quality permit from the Department of Environmental Quality.
While some XRPDX and 350PDX members are in Minnesota for the Treaty People Gathering, here in Portland we will hold a solidarity action, Monday, June 7th, at 4 pm outside the downtown Chase bank (811 … Read more
In many respects, our second performance on Friday, March 12 proceeded as our first on Monday, March 8, but we had quite a few more actors this time, which made the performance all the more … Read more
Join us in educating Chase Bank managers and executives about the incredible awfulness of further funding of tar sands oil! We need to let the executives at Chase Bank know why they should refuse to … Read more
Tar sands are one of the dirtiest, most carbon-intensive forms of energy on our planet. Chase is the number one bank funding fossil fuel and tar sands projects. And Liberty Mutual is the major player … Read more