Report from Appalachians Against Pipelines lines lockdown against the Mountain Valley Pipeline on May 17.Continue reading Summers County, #WV: Mountain Valley Pipeline Worksite Shut Down
After a joint campaign-launch in early 2019, countless groups organize decentralized actions that fit their regional context and are at the same time connected to the 2020 campaign. The diversity of actions throughout the whole year becomes a call for a common uprising in 2020.Continue reading Turning the Tide 2020– Let’s join for a long-term escalation of action for #ClimateJustice and system change!
Ende Gelaende, German territory: Because FridaysforFuture and the international protests of Extinction Rebellion contribute to the fact that the climate crisis is now finally widely discussed. Every week at the demonstrations. The climate crisis has arrived in families or at work, and also in some talk shows.Continue reading #EndeGelaende: You know it – No one will be able to say, “I didn’t know anything.”
Scheveningen, Netherlands: Every year in May, shareholders of Royal Dutch Shell meet in Scheveningen (The Hague), for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). During the AGM (Tuesday May 21st) they discuss the Annual Report and agree on plans for the following year. Together with the board of the company, shareholders fulfill a series of legal duties and carry on their destructive business-as-usual.Continue reading #Shell Must Fall! — #CodeRood 2020 Declaration
UK: Green and Black Cross (GBC) is an organisation which provides legal support and solidarity to those involved in protest activity. The following is a statement about the serious concerns GBC has about the safety of both legal observers and of those taking part in actions associated with Extinction Rebellion (XR), based on how XR’s core working groups have been dealing with legal and security aspects of their activity.Continue reading Green and Black Cross: Statement on #ExtinctionRebellion
Statement by the activists during the protest at the Flame Conference in the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Continue reading #Amsterdam: Climate activists disrupted Europe’s largest gas conference
UK: At Coal Action Network, we have always campaigned on the basis that coal mining for coal-fired power should end, now. Because of the impact on the climate, on human health, on human rights, on our environment and wildlife.
What we often come up against is the argument that whilst coal should end, we don’t have a replacement for it yet and since it will still be used for a little while, it still needs to be dug up.
We have always said that we need to push for alternatives to fossil fuels and to reduce our demand for them so that the day that coal mining is not needed can arrive sooner.Continue reading #ClimateJustice #UK: All coal mining and imports can end today. Here’s why
London, UK: On the 4th May 2019, the Green Anti-Capitalist Front (GAF) held its second open assembly. Approximately seventy people attended, the majority for their first time.Continue reading Green Anti-Capitalist Front: “Outcome from our second open assembly”
We cannot legislate and spend our way out of catastrophic global warming.Continue reading Between the Devil and the Green New Deal: We need a break with capital and its killing compulsions
The climate movement, like all environmental NGOs, has been subject to the influence of neoliberalism and corporate capture. But reality also means deconstructing the growth economy not re-establishing it as ‘Green’ based on mythical free energy sources.Continue reading The climate movement: What next?