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I Couldn’t Go to Standing Rock, So I Closed My Bank Accounts Instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.   

October 31, 2016. Demonstrators in the lobby of San Francisco’s Citibank headquarters protest the bank’s funding for the Dakota Access pipeline.  1,056 more words

Activism

Stand With Standing Rock - Montreal

Got down late and they had already started marching but I caught up with them on Saint Antoine as they were turning up Saint Alexandre. 821 more words

Urban

There's a warrant out for the journalist who filmed dogs attacking Dakota Access activists

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

North Dakota police have issued an arrest warrant for the Democracy Now! 688 more words

Climate & Energy

Appeals Court Doesn't Stop Crude Oil Rail Shipments Through Richmond

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A state appeals court upheld dismissal of a lawsuit in which environmentalists sought to challenge crude oil rail shipments through Richmond. 459 more words

News

Explosive oil trains are feeling some serious heat this week

Exactly three years ago from last Tuesday, a 74-car freight train carrying nearly 30,000 gallons of crude oil was parked for the night when, in a fateful series of events, its brakes were unwittingly shut off. 339 more words

Climate & Energy