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The Climate Disobedience Center, a nonprofit group founded by Tim DeChristopher and other environmental activists, served as publicists for the ShutItDown action and is providing post-action support to the activists.
Calgary, Alberta/NEW YORK - pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its roots in a 2013 protest off Massachusetts, when two men in a 32-foot lobster boat blocked a 40,000-ton coal ...

7 - Public Lands, Private Profit - Tim DeChristopher with Bryan Cahall - Climate activist Tim DeChristopher, founder of the environmental group Peaceful uprising, will share the story of his act of civil disobedience - disrupting a December 2008 ...
Fifty-nine-year-old Ken Ward of Corbette, Oregon, who was also arrested, said, "There is no plan of action, policy or strategy being advanced now by any political leader or environmental organization playing by the rules that does anything but ...
The Climate Disobedience Center, a nonprofit group founded by Tim DeChristopher and other environmental activists, served as publicists for the ShutItDown action and is providing post-action support to the activists.

Calgary, Alberta/NEW YORK - pipeline sabotage by environmental activists that shook the North American energy industry this week had its roots in a 2013 protest off Massachusetts, when two men in a 32-foot lobster boat blocked a 40,000-ton coal ...
7 - Public Lands, Private Profit - Tim DeChristopher with Bryan Cahall - Climate activist Tim DeChristopher, founder of the environmental group Peaceful uprising, will share the story of his act of civil disobedience - disrupting a December 2008 ...
A left climate politics must move beyond a language of cost-internalization, and emphasize the real material benefits for a society beyond fossil fuel: not only in terms of a cleaner environment, but also cheaper energy and green jobs. ... Tim ...
Wilson, an environmental quality advocate for the Wyoming Outdoor Council, says while it's sickening to read news of mass layoffs and slashed budgets, the way in which many people in the state respond - with vitriol toward the federal government and ...
The industry push to make online bidding the norm - as opposed to standard in-person, oral bidding - began with a fervorous pitch in 2009 in reaction to the "Bidder 70" civil disobedience action of activist Tim DeChristopher at an auction in Utah. It ...
pipeline proponents rely on an outdated and flawed argument: Even though fracking can cause local environmental problems such as water contamination and earthquakes, it is nevertheless warranted because we need energy and burning this type of fuel ...
DENVER (AP) - Undercover officers mingled with oil and gas protesters during a peaceful demonstration in a Denver suburb in May, providing "critical information" to commanders, according to newly released Lakewood police Department documents.
Southeast Utah and the Moab region in particular became a flash point of controversy for oil and gas development in 2008 after environmental activist Timothy DeChristopher falsely bid on BLM lease parcels to protest industry activity. The leases, he ...
Hundreds of environmental activists protested at the Massachusetts Statehouse this week against natural gas pipeline projects that would significantly increase the amount of fracked gas delivered to the eastern part of the state.
The book is a testament to Terry Tempest Williams's canonical place in American environmental literature, alongside Henry David Thoreau, Wallace Stegner, Edward Abbey, and Annie Dillard.
In 2008, Tim DeChristopher raised his paddle at a Utah auction to drive up prices on some parcels, and he eventually won nearly $1.8 million in leases for 22,000 acres in the red desert near Canyonlands National Park.

Energy Explorer: The nature writer and environmental activist Terry Tempest Williams enters the monthly travel list (available online) with her look at America's national parks, "The Hour of Land," new at No.
Karenna Gore, the oldest daughter of former Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore, recently was arrested while protesting at the site of Spectra Energy's West Roxbury Lateral gas pipeline.
Former Vice President Al Gore's daughter is among the environmental activists set to be arraigned on resisting arrest charges following a protest at a natural gas pipeline in Boston.
In this Wednesday, June 29, 2016 photo, Karenna Gore, daughter of former Vice President Al Gore protests at the site of Spectra Energy's West Roxbury Lateral pipeline in Boston.
environmental activist Tim DeChristopher leads a group of protesters to demonstrate construction of a natural gas pipeline through the West Roxbury neighborhood of Boston on Wednesday, June 29, 2016.
Salt Lake City - environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, who launched a movement in Utah when he sabotaged an oil and gas auction of federal lands near some of the state's most iconic landmarks, has been arrested again.
"They have already said they're not going to bring tankers over that weekend," said Ahmed Gaya, a co-founder of Seattle's Rising Tide collective of environmental activists who had locked himself to the tracks in Anacortes in 2014. "They have not said ...
In Salt Lake, protestors entered the auction room and disrupted the sales before peacefully exiting. The attention toward lease sales has grown since 2008 when activist Tim DeChristopher successfully bid on 14 parcels for $1.8 million without intent to ...
He noted the 2008 arrest of environmental activist Timothy DeChristopher, who disrupted a BLM auction by posing as a bidder and driving up the price of several parcels.
If natural gas is a bridge fuel to a clean energy future, as politicians from President Barack Obama to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have constantly reminded us, then that bridge has been crossed.
The Bureau of Land Management has been auctioning off public land for oil and gas drilling for decades. But nothing could have prepared the agency for what's happening now in Utah.
After the film premiere in Chico on Saturday (May 14), he'll stick around for a Q&A alongside fellow climate activist Tim DeChristopher (aka Bidder 70). While filming How to Let Go of the World, Fox traveled to 12 countries on six continents to shed ...
In 2008, Love arrested and helped prosecute environmental activist Tim DeChristopher for disrupting a BLM oil and gas lease sale in Salt Lake City that critics said imperiled Arches National Park and the climate.
According to a press release, the documentary chronicles "how Edward Abbey lit the flame of environmental activism." Produced by ML Lincoln, the film has been screened at the Taos Mountain Film Festival, ... The film includes appearances by and ...
With me to discuss this in New York City is Tim DeChristopher who was bidder 70 in 2008 in Salt Lake City. When he bid on parcels of mineral rights on public lands without actually having the money to extract those minerals for which he was arrested ...
He also cited examples of the border India is building between itself and Bangladesh, the nation that is projected to drown completely as a result of climate change, as well as the NSA's and Pentagon's secret plans for living in a world caused by ...
Human beings, as [jailed environmental activist] Tim DeChristopher says in the movie, are going to navigate the most intense period of change that civilization has ever seen.
The annual lecture series honors Sister Maura Smith, who established the celebration of Earth Day at Mercyhurst in 1970, co-founded the Green Team in 1999, and developed environmental and Sustainability studies programs at Mercyhurst. Sister Maura, the ...
Environmental and faith leaders gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to unveil their letter urging the Clinton Foundation to cut ties with Exxon.
The orthodoxy is why issues such as poverty, hunger, homelessness, and deterioration of public health and the environment continue unabated.
Earth Day Rocks: Saturday, April 9, 1-4 p.m.; Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St.; family-friendly interactive math and environment event. Cost: Free. ... Raptor Experience: Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 ...
Earth Day Rocks: Saturday, April 9, 1-4 p.m.; Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St.; family-friendly interactive math and environment event. Cost: Free. ... Raptor Experience: Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 ...
Earth Day Rocks: Saturday, April 9, 1-4 p.m.; Blasco Memorial Library, 160 E. Front St.; family-friendly interactive math and environment event. Cost: Free. ... Raptor Experience: Saturday, April 9, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 ...
For many people, these problems were an abstraction, but as an environmental journalist, I knew enough to imagine them in front of me.
The first of these disruptions came back in 2008, when environmental activist Tim DeChristopher bid on millions of dollars worth of lease sales in Utah with no plan to pay for them - an action that ultimately sent him to jail for 21 months.
activists Tim DeChristopher and James Cromwell have supported the tour with appearances. ... climate change is obviously a difficult subject to make a film about because it touches on so many aspects of human life and a variety of environmental issues.
activists Tim DeChristopher and James Cromwell have supported the tour with appearances. ... climate change is obviously a difficult subject to make a film about because it touches on so many aspects of human life and a variety of environmental issues.
PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island might embark on another first-in-the-nation project and that scares opponents of a controversial carbon-tax bill.
Similarly, was there a specific inspiring incident that fostered your passion for the environment? Honestly, it just seems like common sense to live in concert with your surroundings.
Activist Tim DeChristopher makes the point that in the absence of a carbon tax that would make their price better reflect actual costs of fossil fuels, "we the people" are the carbon tax.
Activist Tim DeChristopher makes the point that in the absence of a carbon tax that would make their price better reflect actual costs of fossil fuels, "we the people" are the carbon tax.
Obviously, it's not like my own brain is a neuroses-free environment. Whenever my daydreams subside to the extent that I'm ... While not actually bidding for leases a-la-Tim DeChristopher, they were able to purchase a parcel near Arches National Park ...
If Tempest Williams' effort to secure some public land through the bidding process sounds a lot like the story of Tim DeChristopher, who was jailed for nearly two years after bidding on $1.8 million of parcels in 2008, you're right. Shea admits there ...


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