Activists Pay Home Visit To FERC Commissioner

By Beyond Extreme Energy, Popular Resistance. -

On Saturday July 13, climate justice activists from Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) held a protest outside Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioner Cheryl LaFleur’s home in Wellesley [...]

New Study: We Have To Stop Building CO2-emitting Infrastructure Now

By Lloyd Alter, Treehugger. -

A new study was just released, titled Committed emissions from existing energy infrastructure jeopardize 1.5 °C climate target, that concludes: ...our emission estimates suggest that little or [...]

Fossil Fuel Opponents ‘Welcome’ McNamee to FERC

By Beyond Extreme Energy -

On December 20, 2018, members of Beyond Extreme Energy and friends were at FERC (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) to “welcome” new commissioner Bernard McNamee to his first meeting. After a [...]

Court Upholds Portland’s Carbon Infrastructure Ban

By Natasha Geiling, Thinkprogress.org -

The Oregon Court of Appeals dealt one of the most progressive climate policies in the country a major victory on Thursday when it ruled that Portland’s fossil fuel infrastructure ban does not [...]

Climate Activist Killed Walking Across The Country

By Kevin Zeese, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. An activist walking across the country barefoot died after being struck by an SUV in Florida, authorities said. Mark Baumer, 33, a Rhode Island native, was [...]

First Day Of FERC Protests: Arrests, Commissioner Visited

By Beyond Extreme Energy, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Beyond Extreme Energy for #RubberStampRebellion. On the first day of the #RubberStampRebellion, seven climate activists were arrested while forming a human blockade at the exit of the [...]

Virginia Students Resist Pipeline, Engage With Communities

By Madison Roberts, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Madison Roberts for the Virginia Student Environmental Coalition. This week, 20 college students from all across Virginia will be touring the route of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline, a [...]

Climate Resistance Breaks Free From Fossil Fuels

By Rising Tide of North America, risingtidenorthamerica.org -

From Rising Tide of North America. Below is a live blog of tweets reporting on the Break Free protests. For the past week, across the world people have been standing up to power of the fossil [...]

Carbon Infrastructure Protests Grow Too Big To Ignore

By John Schwartz, www.nytimes.com -

By John Schwartz for the NY Times. The demonstration was part of a wave of actions across the nation that combines traditional not-in-my-backyard protests against fossil-fuel projects with an [...]

Infrastructure ‪Pipeline Task Force‬ Meeting Shut Down

By Beyond Extreme Energy, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Beyond Extreme Energy. Residents impacted by fracked gas infrastructure from across Pennsylvania came together today to shut down the final meeting of Governor Wolf’s Infrastructure Task [...]

Understanding The Oregon Militia

By Les Zaitz for the Oregonian. Rep. Walden intended, he said, to quickly make points about grazing permits, the proposal for a 2.5 million acre national monument in Malheur County and other [...]

Newsletter: Heroes In The War At Home

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. Forty six years ago this week, 21 year old Black Panther leader Fred Hampton was murdered in his bed by Chicago police and the FBI. [...]

Newsletter: Only People Power Can Save The Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. In recent years the conflict has escalated between the people and energy interests due to the reality of climate change. There is [...]

Thousands Protest Tar Sands In St. Paul

By Liz Sawyer, www.startribune.com -

By Liz Sawyer in the Star Tribune. Thousands of protesters marched through downtown St. Paul to the State Capitol on Saturday, calling for the cancellation of the proposed Sandpiper oil pipeline [...]