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Environment Massachusetts and student activists highlight attacks on solar power, urge officials to commit to 100% renewable energy
IMG_8586.jpegThis morning Environment Massachusetts held a press conference to release a new report, "Blocking the Sun," documenting attacks on solar energy and kicking off a statewide student lobby day for renewable energy.
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02 Dec 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Politics
Resist the Pipeline Activists Delay Pipeline Construction Again
14199478_896975790445777_369423726659856675_n.jpgAn amazing morning of civil disobedience from Lor and Mike shutting down construction for well over 2 hours!! #StopSpectra #ResistThePipeline #StopSpectraMA #SaveOurPlanet
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29 Aug 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race
Pipeline Resisters Strike Again
BOSTON August 18: Ten members of Resist the Pipeline delayed construction of Spectra Energy's Roxbury pipeline for three hours using nonviolent civil disobedience. Three were arrested.
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19 Aug 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race
23 More Arrested Resisting West Roxbury Pipeline
13501704_860337934109563_7669392282967475788_n.jpgThursday, June 30: 23 activists were arrested yesterday for blocking construction of Spectra Energy's natural gas pipeline through West Roxbury. The arrestees included Al Gore's daughter Karenna.
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30 Jun 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race
Escalation Summer Continues With 26 Arrests
pipeline5.jpgBoston, June 23: 26 people were arrested for disrupting cement pouring for Spectra's West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline. The blockade was organized by Resist the Pipeline. The pipeline, if completed, will carry highly flammable gas through a densely populated neighborhood of people of color.
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24 Jun 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Race
Interfaith Clergy Block Pipeline with Prayer Service, 16 Arrested
pipeline_blockade.jpgMay 25, 2016, West Roxbury, Boston, MA -- Out of concern over global climate change and public safety, 16 local religious leaders were arrested for blocking the construction of the West Roxbury Lateral pipeline with an interfaith worship service. The peaceful civil disobedience occurred on the morning of Wednesday May 25th in West Roxbury.
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26 May 2016 | Filed under: News / Environment : Human Rights : Race
Flood the System Report Back: Still Lots of Work To Do
In May of 2015, Rising Tide North America issued a bold and ambitious invitation to organize a flood of actions “washing over, occupying, blockading, shutting down and flooding the institutions that exploit us and threaten our survival” throughout fall of 2015. The invitation recognized a need begin to organize in a way that would allow us to grow and connect social movements at an unprecedented scale and scope in order to respond to the many crises we face and shift power back to our communities. While much of the climate movement was orienting a focus on the COP21 talks in Paris, we argued that governments and corporations would only address the crisis we are facing with negotiations that propose minor changes and sustain capitalism.
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26 Jan 2016 | Filed under: Commentary / Environment : Organizing
Video/ Photos Boston Climate Justice March 12/ 12/ 2015
climate justice march-boston dec 12 2015 edited.jpgBoston, Mass.-Dec. 12, 2015:
About 2,000 climate activists held a rally and march from Boston Common through downtown Boston, in solidarity with protests globally to make our world leaders implement policies against fossil fuels and climate change.
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13 Dec 2015 | Filed under: News / Environment
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