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A recent article in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound describes legislation to make shipping fossil fuels through the Salish Sea safer. It’s all about tug boats and the speed of ships and modeling risk. At no point in the discussion–either in the … Continue reading
by Suzanna Jones / Counterpunch Walden, Vermont–In his 2008 book Deep Economy, Bill McKibben concludes that economic growth is the source of the ecological crises we face today. He explains that when the economy grows larger than necessary to meet … Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE: In the pre-dawn hours of the fourth day of an indigenous-led occupation of the State Capitol grounds in Olympia, WA, one Native American woman was taken out of a “tarpee” (a contemporary teepee) and arrested by state patrol … Continue reading
Trump’s election has sabotaged any prospect of reigning in the global warming crisis by Max Wilbert / Deep Green Resistance — On Tuesday night, the American people decided to elect Donald J. Trump, a billionaire business mogul and reality TV … Continue reading
Yesterday, Deep Green Resistance members Kyle Lee and Dave Hyde had their charges dropped in Whatcom County District Court. They were originally charged with trespassing, resisting arrest, and obstructing a train in connection with a 12-hour coal train blockade that … Continue reading
The burning of coal is warming the climate and contributing to a major planetary emergency. On August 27th, activists in Bellingham used non-violent action to delay a mile-long coal train headed to Vancouver for 12 hours. I, along with two other members of Deep Green Resistance, was arrested.
We are very concerned that nothing is being done to keep coal in the ground. Unfortunately, with laws written by legislators who are beholden to corporate money, what options do we have? … Continue reading → Continue reading
One week ago, three activists from Deep Green Resistance blocked a coal train in Bellingham, Washington. One climbed a tripod on the tracks, and when he was taken down two others locked onto the train further down the line. All … Continue reading
On Saturday August 27th, activists for ecological defense blocked a northbound BNSF coal train for twelve hours at the Chuckanut Bay railroad bridge south of Bellingham, Wash. in an effort to directly halt the transportation of coal on-route for shipment … Continue reading