All Articles on Tar Sands

The "Zenith Five" in court Views
I Committed Civil Disobedience by Blocking Oil Trains in Portland, Oregon — and Won
A few weeks ago, I showed the world that I am not a criminal, despite having been arrested and charged with first-degree criminal trespass. In a five to one vote, a Multnomah County, Oregon, jury refused to convict me and four fellow activists in our historic trial for blocking tar sands oil trains...
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Environmental and Indigenous activists protested outside a hall at the start of a plenary session during the COP25 News
'Amazing News': Climate Activists Celebrate Victory After Forcing Company to Abandon Proposed Tar Sands Project
While welcoming this win against the fossil fuel industry, organizers vowed to "continue to fight because our planet and future is at stake."
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Crudeau Oil protest News
42 Nobel Laureates Urge Trudeau to Act With 'Moral Clarity' and Stop Climate-Wrecking Teck Frontier Mine
"Projects that enable fossil fuel growth at this moment in time are an affront to our state of climate emergency, and the mere fact that they warrant debate in Canada should be seen as a disgrace."
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Extinction Rebellion Ottawa marched through the city Friday in support of the Wet'suwet’en Nation. (Photo: @XROttawa/Twitter) Views
Jason Kenney Treated with Kid-Gloves, Indigenous Protestors with Assault Rifles
The hardball tactics are alarming
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TMX protest News
'We Will Continue to Fight,' Protesters Vow After Canadian Court Dismisses Indigenous Challenge to Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion
"It is alarming that Canada is so dead-set on pursuing the TMX when oil prices are declining, forests are burning, and more and more animal species are on the edge of extinction."
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nokxl protest News
Indigenous and Green Groups Fighting Against Pipeline Urge 2020 Democrats to Take 'NoKXL Pledge'
"You either stand with family farmers, ranchers, Tribal Nations, and environmentalists—or you stand with fossil fuel corporations."
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Insurance Giant Ditching Coal Industry Called 'Major Step Forward'—Especially If Others Follow
"It's the first shoe to drop but won't be the last. All eyes are now on the other big US insurers."
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transmountain protest News
'This Pipeline Will Not Be Built,' Indigenous and Climate Leaders Tell Trudeau After Canada Approves Trans Mountain Expansion
The federal government's decision on the dirty energy project came just a day after the House of Commons voted to declare a climate emergency
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A person's shirt reads: " A fossil fuels future is no future. Stop Line 3." News
Activists Stage Blockade to Block Work on Line 3 as Court Tosses Out Proposed Pipeline's Approval From Regulators
Small defeat for tar sands pipeline welcomed as "such great news"
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TransCanada Can Change Its Name, Say Opponents, But Keystone XL Will Never See 'The Light of Day'
"They can change their name, but they can't hide from the power of our movement that has successfully blocked Keystone XL for a decade."
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