Embargoes And Other Acts Of War

By David Rovics,  Dissident Voice. -

Right now, in the United States, huge detention camps are being constructed for the increasingly criminalized refugee and migrant population, a campaign of government-sponsored domestic terror [...]

Activist Uses Body To Directly Block Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipeline, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA — Yesterday, pipeline fighter Phillip Flagg locked himself in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline near Elliston, VA. MVP has been clearing and grading this section of [...]

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 [...]

Climate Activists Are The ‘Greatest Threat’ To Oil Industry

By Miyo McGinn, Grist. -

What’s one of the world’s most powerful cartels afraid of? A bunch of meddling kids. Climate activists and their “unscientific” claims are “perhaps the greatest threat to our industry going [...]

Local Locks Himself To Excavator At Pipeline Work Site

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

Montgomery County, VA - Another brave pipeline fighter has taken a stand against the Mountain Valley Pipeline. Early Friday morning, Blacksburg, VA local Michael James-Deramo locked himself to an [...]

Mountain Valley Pipeline Fighter Locks Themself To Excavator In Summers County

By Appalachians Against Pipelines, Popular Resistance. -

[Summers County, WV] — At 6 A.M. Wednesday morning, a pipeline fighter locked themself to a piece of equipment at a Mountain Valley Pipeline site, preventing construction. The anonymous protester [...]

Residents Shout Down Oil And Gas Execs Over Fracking At US Steel Mill

By Kristina Marusic, Ehn.org -

Tensions ran hot Wednesday night during a community meeting about proposed fracking at the site of U.S. Steel's Edgar Thomson Steel mill in Braddock, 10 miles east of downtown Pittsburgh. [...]

Exxon Could Be Next US Corporation To Face EU Lobby Ban

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

ExxonMobil could soon join Monsanto as one of the only two companies not allowed to lobby European Union lawmakers. The oil giant, one of the world's largest energy companies, was a no-show at [...]

Solidarity Isn’t A Slogan, It’s A Process

By Cira Pascual Marquina, Venezuelanalysis.com. -

Imperialism is not a static phenomenon. What we had in the 19th century and into the early 20th century is different from what we have now. At that time, production was mostly inside nations. You [...]

Coastal GasLink Ordered To Cease Work On Unist’ot’en Trapline

By Unist'ot'en Camp, Popular Resistance. -

An inspection by the Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has found Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. (CGL) to be in “non compliance” with three conditions of their environmental assessment [...]

Are Investors Finally Waking Up To North America’s Fracked Gas Crisis?

By Justin Mikulka, DeSmog Blog -

While U.S. politicians from both parties have given standing ovations for the U.S. oil and gas industry, investors appear to be losing their enthusiasm. The so-called shale revolution, the [...]

Nine Year Losing Streak For US Fracking Sector

By Clark Williams-Derry, Sightline.org. -

Oil prices rose and oil and gas production boomed during the third quarter of 2018. But the US fracking sector continued its nine-year streak of cash losses. All told, a cross-section of 32 [...]

Climate Emissions From Gulf Coast’s New Petrochemical, Oil And Gas Projects Same As 29 New Coal Power Plants

In the last six years, officials in Texas and Louisiana issued permits allowing 74 petrochemical, oil, and gas projects to pump as much climate-warming pollution into the atmosphere as running 29 [...]

Beyond Extreme Energy ‘Welcomes’ FERC Nominee

By Melinda Tuhus, Beyond Extreme Energy. -

President Trump has just nominated Bernard McNamee, Executive Director of the Office of Policy for the U.S. Department of Energy for the open Republican seat on the Federal Energy Regulatory [...]

New Tree Sit Blocks Mountain Valley Pipeline

By Appalachians Against Pipelines. -

Elliston, VA — Early Wednesday morning, two new tree sits were erected in the path of the Mountain Valley Pipeline in Montgomery County, VA. These blockades are protecting trees on the pipeline [...]