Resistance To Fossil Fuels

TDP Non-violent Civil Disobedience Campaign—We are starting to plan a statewide non-violent civil disobedience campaign. Even if you don’t want to risk arrest you can provide important support. Here is a wonderful 350.org film on this subject called Disobedience https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tdtc7ltYB8E

TDP Divest from Fossil-Fuels Campaign—We are also starting a statewide Divestment From Fossil-fuels Campaign for cities and universities. Here is 350.org complete information on these type of campaigns— https://350.org/350-campaign-update-divestment/
There’s not much humor in climate change, but sometimes you just have to laugh at the absurdity.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/heather-libby/weathergirl-goes-rogub_1865292.html

Our Children’s Trust: a game-changing, youth-driven lawsuit initiated by Dr. James Hansen nd others, securing the right to a stable climate. Especially important if you have children or grandchildren! Look for the pictures of the children and their quotes.                                                                                                       http://ourchildrenstrust.org/

How the children of Birmingham changed the civil rights movement: their actions, by both adults and children, were the heart and soul of the civil rights movement. Could they also provide a roadmap for our movement?                     http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/05/02/how-the-children-of-birmingham-changed-the-civil-rights-movement.html

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org, and a member of the Texas Drought project advisory board. Here’s his letter to U.S. mayors on fossil fuel divestment:                           http://dcdivest.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/350-Letter-to-DC_Council.pdf

New wave of climate insurgents: One in six Americans say they would engage in climate change non-violent civil disobedience.                                                       http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/03/01/new-wave-climate-insurgents-defines-itself-law-enforcers

Desmond Tutu: We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/10/divest-fossil-fuels-climate-change-keystone-xl

Resistance to massive fracked-gas West Texas pipeline                                                                                http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/34820-as-fossil-fuel-industry-staggers-a-massive-gas-pipeline-project-endures-in-texas

Great documentary on the resistance to fracking for coal-seam gas in Australia
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrE7LzZCn1E

On International Women’s Day, 5000 women from the MST (Landless Movement) entered a nursery in Brazil, and destroyed seedlings of pinus and eucalyptus trees. http://www.mst.org.br/2016/03/08/no-parana-mais-de-cinco-mil-mulheres-sem-terra-realizam-acao-na-araupel.html                                                                                                                                It was a protest against the expansion of plantations in their region, the green deserts, the impacts on biodiversity, water and food sovereignty. It was also a protest against landgrabbing