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It has been more than six years since megaloads started making headlines in Idaho, when the massive shipments bound for the oil sands in Canada started creeping along some of the state's most beautiful roadways. The most recent round of megaload ...

We are joined by documentary filmmaker Deia Schlosberg, who was charged earlier this month with three felonies for filming an act of civil disobedience in which climate activists manually turned off the safety valves to stop the flow of tar sands oil ...
Saturday's fire in Iowa came just a few days after activists against the use of fossil fuels shut down five pipelines on U.S.
A handful of climate activists turned off the flow of Canadian tar sands oil through pipelines in Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, and Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 11.

On October 11, 2016, award-winning documentary filmmaker Deia Schlosberg was arrested in North Dakota while filming an activist with Climate Direct Action as he turned off a TransCanada oil sands pipeline crossing from Canada into the United States. It ...
Schlosberg was arrested in Walhalla, North Dakota on Tuesday for filming activists shutting down a tar sands pipeline, part of a nationwide solidarity action organized on behalf of those battling the Dakota Access pipeline.
"Last Real Indians" reported on October 11th, 2016 five #climate change activists; Emily Johnson, Michael Foster, Annette Klapstein, and Ken Ward, from an organization called "Climate Direct Action" successfully shut down five oil pipelines using the ...
The action was part of a multi-state protest by "Climate Direct Action" which vandalized five pipeline valve stations in multiple states on Tuesday to protest the movement of tar-sands oil from Canada into the US, and to show solidarity with ongoing ...
Ten climate activists were arrested Tuesday for attempting to shut down all tar sands oil coming into the United States from Canada by manually turning off pipelines in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Washington state.
The Bakken system is in part an alternative to TransCanada's Keystone XL, which would have shipped Canadian oil sands crude, along with Bakken crude, to US gulf Coast refineries.
On Tuesday, 10 protesters in four states were arrested after turning off valves controlling the flow of crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the U.S. They warned of the climate danger posed by the oil and pledged solidarity with activists fighting ...
In an amazing move, 5 activists managed to completely shut down all the tar sands oil pipelines that cross the border between Canada and the US.
Protesters also were arrested in Minnesota and North Dakota, the activist group said, after the action early Tuesday. ... environmentalists have fought for years to stem Canadian oil sands production, which some call tar sands, in favor of cleaner energy.
Leonard Higgins, one of five activists who shutdown all pipelines that transport tar sands oil into the U.S. as part of #ShutItDownToday, shut off Spectra Energy's Express pipeline in Coal Banks Landing, MT.

This morning, three Seattle-based activists attempted to manually shut down the flow of tar sands oil in two separate pipelines in North Dakota and Minnesota, according to the activists' press contact for the Climate Disobedience Action Fund. Six more ...
"This morning, by 7:30 PST, 5 activists have successfully shut down 5 pipelines across the United States delivering tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada in support of the call for International Days of prayer and Action for Standing Rock. Activists ...
Schlosberg was arrested in Walhalla, North Dakota on Tuesday for filming activists shutting down a tar sands pipeline, part of a nationwide solidarity action organized on behalf of those battling the Dakota Access pipeline.
The fight to halt construction of the Dakota Access crude pipeline made its way to the US energy capital as dozens of activists marched and chanted through the streets of downtown Houston. ... Climate Direction Action, in what appears to be the first ...
"Last Real Indians" reported on October 11th, 2016 five #climate change activists; Emily Johnson, Michael Foster, Annette Klapstein, and Ken Ward, from an organization called "Climate Direct Action" successfully shut down five oil pipelines using the ...
A small group of activists in four states shut down all the pipelines carrying tar-sands oil from Alberta, Canada, into the United States.
Meanwhile, in a stunning co-ordinated action, nine climate activists were arrested Tuesday for attempting to shut down all tar-sands oil coming into the United States from Canada by manually turning off pipelines in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and ...
Henry also said the water in many Indigenous communities in northern Alberta have been polluted by tar sands and the pipelines installed to extract it.
At a town hall hosted by natural resources Minister Jim Carr, members of the Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition and 350.org blasted the Winnipeg South Centre MP for favouring oil and gas development over reducing Canada's carbon footprint and halting ...
The action was part of a multi-state protest by "Climate Direct Action" which vandalized five pipeline valve stations in multiple states on Tuesday to protest the movement of tar-sands oil from Canada into the US, and to show solidarity with ongoing ...
Ten climate activists were arrested Tuesday for attempting to shut down all tar sands oil coming into the United States from Canada by manually turning off pipelines in Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and Washington state.
Climate Direct Action: activists Halt Flow of Tar Sands Oil by Shutting Off Valves of Five pipelines; Will Racist, Anti-Immigrant Trump Supporter sheriff Joe Arpaio Be Jailed for Contempt of Court?
The Bakken system is in part an alternative to TransCanada's Keystone XL, which would have shipped Canadian oil sands crude, along with Bakken crude, to US gulf Coast refineries.
Protesters were also arrested in Minnesota and North Dakota, the activist group said. The pipelines carry ... environmentalists have fought for years to stem Canadian oil sands production, which some call tar sands, in favor of cleaner energy. Together ...
On Tuesday, 10 protesters in four states were arrested after turning off valves controlling the flow of crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the U.S. They warned of the climate danger posed by the oil and pledged solidarity with activists fighting ...
This morning, three Seattle-based activists attempted to manually shut down the flow of tar sands oil in two separate pipelines in North Dakota and Minnesota, according to the activists' press contact for the Climate Disobedience Action Fund. Six more ...
activists also alerted pipeline operators before shutting down the lines. The targeted pipelines carry a particular type of heavy, high-carbon crude oil from Canada's tar sands region in Alberta. Nine people, including filmmakers, were arrested and ...
The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing will close its survey on whether the University should divest from companies that mine tar sands, a specific type of fossil fuel, on Friday. This fall ACSRI released an internal proposal that ...
Andy Pearson, MN350 Midwest Tar Sands Coordinator, said it makes sense Minnesotans are getting so involved in the demonstrations in North Dakota, even though the pipeline won't go through Minnesota.
In one highly publicized example, TransCanada is using NAFTA to ask an unaccountable tribunal of corporate lawyers to order the U.S.
The documentary puts the environmental threats to the planet on center stage as the actor and activist takes viewers around the globe to highlight the perils of a warming planet.
This exceptional young, Indigenous activist from Aamjiwnaang First Nation -- in what is called chemical Valley -- has been hard at work educating Canadians on what it's like to live in one of the most polluted areas of the country.
Increasingly, those assets are made up of Canadian tar sands oil, among the world's most expensive and dirtiest forms of crude oil.
Bill McKibben, the US environmentalist who is one of the world's foremost authors and activists on issues of global warming, does not mince his words.
McKenna's announcement was, not unexpectedly, met by a significant amount of anger and criticism from many of Canada's environmental organizations and activists. This was, after all, the same party that spent years in opposition criticizing the Harper ...
A waste product of the refining process used to extract oil from tar sands - the kind being mined in booming quantities in Canada - petcoke can be burned for cheap but dirty energy in American coal plants and in countries with laxer environmental ...
19, it will announce whether Kinder Morgan can more than double the capacity of its Trans Mountain pipeline from the oil sands of Alberta to the British Columbia coast. The case is complex, pitting the energy industry's interests against a series ...
Tribal members and community members blocked the roadway the last time megaloads traveled through the region in 2013 on their way to the Alberta tar sands. Diane Mallickan, a tribal member, said she hopes it doesn't come to blocking the road, but "if ...
And after the historic signing of a pan-continental Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion, Indigenous leaders have renewed their resolve to hold him to those promises with all resources available to them.
And after the historic signing of a pan-continental Treaty Alliance Against Tar Sands Expansion, Indigenous leaders have renewed their resolve to hold him to those promises with all resources available to them.
... from the tar sands to international markets. Before the march left its rallying point from BC Place, several activists explained to a crowd of listeners why they were so vocal. Audrey Siegl, a prominent local activist who has spoken at many anti ...
This undeclared war continues as Canada's controversial Kinder Morgan tar sands pipeline and export terminal facility proposal also now seeks to plow new pipelines and shipping lanes through the pristine wilds of Canada and its Salish Sea in order to ...
Native and environmental activists continue to hold their ground at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline project--which is currently on hold as a federal court considers whether to let it go forward.


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