Posts Tagged with "Rising Tide North America"

Eight Climate Activists Climb Trees And Start Indefinite Tree Sit to Stop Keystone XL

Monday, September 24, 2012

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Eight Climate Activists Climb Trees And Start Indefinite Tree Sit to Stop Keystone XL

Originally posted by the Tar Sands Blockade Eight people climbed 80 feet into trees in the path of Keystone XL construction and pledged not to come down until the pipeline is stopped for good. Construction cannot proceed until tree-sitters descend and TransCanada clear-cuts through hundreds of trees to make way for the toxic tar sands [...]

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Northwest Coal Feeling The Heat

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

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Northwest Coal Feeling The Heat

Things are getting hot in the Northwest. This past weekend, youth and radical activists took to the streets in what will become an increasing escalation of actions to stop western coal port expansion and exports. In Missoula, MT, Olympia, WA and Eugene and Portland, OR, activists associated with the Cascade Climate Network and Rising Tide [...]

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Breaking: Dept of Interior Drops Charges Against 21 Arrested At Reclaim Power March

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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via Shadia Fayne Wood Update from Washington D.C.: The Department of Interior has dropped the charges against the 21 activists arrested during the Reclaim Power March on April 18th. About one thousand people marched to the Dept. of Interior in an unpermitted march organized by Rising Tide North America and Peaceful Uprising, singing “We Shall [...]

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The Chicago 6 Are Free!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

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The Chicago 6 Are Free!

All six of the activists arrested yesterday at the Crawford coal plant have been released from police custody and are safe and sound — and hopefully resting! While actions can seem glamorous and fun — and they sometimes are — we often forget that sitting and waiting for people to be processed and released from [...]

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Hundreds Occupy Interior Department Demanding Phase Out of Fossil Fuels

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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The times they are a-changin! As Powershift—the massive youth conference, rally and permitted march—wrapped up this weekend in D.C., Rising Tide North America, Peaceful Uprising and friends from DC and all over the climate movement organized a mass unpermitted march, called Reclaim Power. A contingent of 1000 plus climate activists took over the streets singing [...]

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Fossil Fools Day Packs Some Punches!

Friday, April 2, 2010

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Spoofs, hoaxes, Insurgent clown armies, impersonations, media hijacking, theatrics, and even Bigfoot formed just part of the arsenal that climate activists used in calling out the worst climate criminals commenced worldwide on Fossil Fools Day yesterday. Yesterday, here in North America alone, more than 30 cities organized demonstrations against the fossil fuel industry, corporate banks [...]

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Twenty-Twenty-Twenty Four Hours to Go, Fossil Fool’s Day is Almost Here

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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Bummed out that the fossil fuel empire might be a scoring a big win on offshore drilling? Wanting to do more to stop King Coal’s destructive reign over Appalachia? Are you thinking What the Frack is going on with hydro-fracking? Well tomorrow is a big day to get out there and tell the fossil fool’s [...]

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