Tar Sands

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
 Demonstrators hold signs at an anti-tar sands march in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2015.
"Join us putting the proverbial nail in the coffin of these dying unneeded industries."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters gathered outside a BlackRock office in London Friday. (Photo: London organizers)
Protesters targeted BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase, and Liberty Mutual for...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Activists with Insure Our Future gathered outside Liberty Mutual's Boston and Seattle offices in December 2019 to demand the insure company "take bold action in the face of the climate emergency and stop insuring fossil fuels."
"Now is the time to decisively say no to this destructive project."


This summer, after five years of steadfastly maintaining an encampment built to resist scores of proposed oil and gas pipelines through traditional unceded territory, a group of indigenous Unist’ot’en have faced mounting police and industry challenges to their occupation, from drones to helicopters to surveyors seeking access. In the latest, Chevron officials showed up seeking entry. In return, they presented an "offering" - of bottled water and tobacco. Really.