Tag: climate activists
The Pretrial Intervention Agreement was part of a "negotiation to expedite the dismissal of charges in lieu of a trial."
This story is part of The Conversation’s coverage on COP26, the Glasgow climate conference, by experts from around the world.
The Strike Down Coal campaign provides a COVID-safe form of disobedience, building on more than a year of direct actions to shut down Merrimack Station.
“The report fails to address the vital need to end the extraction, processing, and burning of fossil fuels, and instead sees a future for fossil fuels tied to the false promise of carbon capture.”
"This pandemic is a preview of what could happen to our world if we don’t adequately address the climate crisis. Only it’s going to be tenfold worse."
By tapping into existing networks and old campaigns, a new wave of student activism is making the fossil fuel divestment movement bigger, bolder and more creative.
"We need to take note of the lessons learned by the labor movement—mass civil disobedience works. The climate crisis is a workers issue, we need to unite to shut down business as usual. Right now."
"I think there is a strategy that right-wing forces are using to criminalize dissent. This bulletin shows that dirty hand."
Ultimately, the environmental movement expects the cases of over 1,000 activists arrested in London last month will be discontinued.
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