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Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

Water Protectors Protesting at Willow River Warn Line 3 ‘Is a Catastrophic Threat’

The Indigenous-led fight against Line 3 continued Tuesday as water protectors descended on the area of Willow River where Canadian energy giant Enbridge is working to install a “climate-wrecking” tar sands pipeline #StopLine3

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Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

Indigenous Women Invite Deb Haaland to See Devastation of Line 3 for Herself

A group of Indigenous women opposed to the Line 3 pipeline on Thursday invited Interior Secretary Deb Haaland—the first Native American woman to hold her Cabinet position and a professed critic of fossil fuel infrastructure on public and tribal lands—to visit northern Minnesota and “learn more about the impacts” of the tar sands project first-hand. #StopLine3

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Water Protectors Gather for ‘Largest Resistance Yet’ to Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

Water Protectors Gather for ‘Largest Resistance Yet’ to Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

Thousands of people from across the nation are traveling to northern Minnesota this weekend to join Indigenous leaders in what organizers described as the “largest resistance yet” to Line 3 #StopLine3

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‘No Time Left for Business as Usual’: Climate Activists Plan Day of Mass Civil Disobedience to #ShutDownDC

Posted by on August 29, 2019 in Activism, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
‘No Time Left for Business as Usual’: Climate Activists Plan Day of Mass Civil Disobedience to #ShutDownDC

Environmental activists are hoping to bring Washington, D.C. to a “gridlocked standstill” next month with a massive act of civil disobedience aimed at disrupting business as usual and getting the attention of members of Congress standing in the way of bold climate action. #ShutDownDC #ClimateStrike #CivilObedience

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‘Unprecedented’ Youth Climate Case Against Government Moves Forward

Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 3 Comments
‘Unprecedented’ Youth Climate Case Against Government Moves Forward

The lawsuit, filed by 21 plaintiffs ages 8-19, states that the federal government is violating their right to life, liberty, and property, as well as their right to public trust resources, by enabling continued fossil fuel extraction and use.

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