Navajo tribe considers extending Navajo Generating Station lease

By Jenny Kane jkane@daily-times.com FARMINGTON — Companies leasing the Navajo Generating Station are volunteering to pay an increase of more than $40 million dollars annually to the Navajo Nation.Even though the companies do not have to pay more according to the...

New study to examine health impact of Alberta oilsands

By Marty Klinkenberg, Edmonton Journal EDMONTON – An independent study will soon be launched into the health effects of the oilsands on nearby communities. Partially funded by the provincial and federal governments, the study will be overseen by University of...

At the Altar of the Dollar

This song was written as a challenge to myself to do something about climate change. I hope it will inspire you to join us, the Citizens Climate Lobby volunteers. Help us pass national legislation that places a fee on the carbon in fossil fuels (a fee equal to the...

Tar Sands Tailings Contaminate Alberta Groundwater

The massive tailings ponds holding billions of litres of tar sands waste are leaking into Alberta’s groundwater, according to internal documents obtained by Postmedia’s Mike De Souza. An internal memorandum prepared for Natural Resources Minister Joe...

Don’t buy it, Canada has no credibility on climate

Canada has a long history of failure on climate change. Failure to act at home and abroad have made Canada an international pariah when it comes to action on climate change. There is not a single federal regulation on the greenhouse gas pollution from Canada’s fastest...

Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables

Women of the Land Speak:  Dispatches from the Front-lines of the Tar Sands to Renewables February 17, 2013 7pm – 10 pm  Speakers from 7 to 9pm, networking from 9 to 10pm Busboys and Poets 1025 5th Street NW, Washington D.C. This event is part of the Women’s...

Mr. Obama’s Coal Plant

by Wahleah Johns Black Mesa Water Coalition President Obama owns a coal-fired power plant. A big one. Okay, not Mr. Obama personally. But the federal government is indeed the largest owner of the biggest coal power plant in the West: 2,250-megawatt Navajo Generating...

Communities Across US Stand with Those Impacted by Sandy

To add your organization’s name to this statement, email michelle@movementgeneration.org We, community-based organizations and movements across the U.S. who are working for a Just Transition out of the climate crisis, stand in solidarity with the communities hit by...

Exposing REDD :: The False Climate Solution

Watch and Share this informative video! During the week of October 22, 2012, The Mending News released a 7:25 minute video on the basics of an international carbon offset mechanism called REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and its link...

REDDelion-CHIAPAS To Host a People’s Forum Against REDD+ in Chiapas

24 September, 2012 During a week of open public forums, community groups, academics, and civil society organizations will gather in San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, to analyze REDD+  and its orientation toward privatizing forests and jungles. From September 25-28,...

World People’s Conference on Climate Change

World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth Today, our Mother Earth is wounded and the future of humanity is in danger. If global warming increases by more than 2 degrees Celsius, a situation that the “Copenhagen Accord” could lead to,...
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ SEATTLE DECLARATION

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ SEATTLE DECLARATION

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ SEATTLE DECLARATION on the occasion of the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization 30 November – 3 December 1999   We, the Indigenous Peoples from various regions of the world, have come to Seattle to express our great...