Category: Gas

Bridge to Disaster: Resisting Fracked Gas

Thursday, February 23rd 7:00 – 9:00 pm First Unitarian Church SW 12th & SW Salmon The battle against fossil fuel infrastructure in the Pacific Northwest rages on! In the face of last year’s historic Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Act,

The North Dakota Access Pipeline: Indigenous Resistance Is Stopping the Spread of Fossil Fuels

An reddish evening photo of an oil refinery.

In 1990, world leaders—if “leaders” is indeed an apt characterization—met in Rio De Janeiro to proclaim climate change a truly fundamental crisis which urgently needed to be addressed. At the time, existing fossil fuel infrastructure represented 107 Mt of “committed

Twenty-One People Arrested Blockading Oil Train Route in Vancouver, WA

Over 100 people stopped rail traffic by forming a human blockade across the tracks in Vancouver, WA on Saturday, June 18.  Watch a recap video and donate to their legal fund. Organized by the Fossil Fuel Resistance Network in response to

Break Free – May 13th -15th, Anacortes, WA

Portland Rising Tide is mobilizing for Break Free, three days of actions at the Shell & Tesoro refineries in Anacortes, Washington.  Break Free will commence a global wave of mass actions targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects. We aim

Oregon LNG withdraws Warrenton project

Columbia Riverkeeper– April 14, 2016 LNG flew the surrender flag on April 15, 2016, dropping plans to build an Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export terminal on the lower Columbia River. Oregon LNG could not overcome intense local opposition, which sustained

Jordan Cove LNG Terminal DENIED!

In a rather shocking move, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied the permits for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG export facility and accompanying Pacific Connector Pipeline.  Quote FERC: 42. Because the record does not support a finding that the

Tim DeChristopher– Wielding the Power of Vulnerability, April 7

2016 Sewell Lecture Presents:  Tim DeChristopher as Bidder 70 disrupted an illegitimate Bureau of Land Management oil and gas auction in December of 2008 by outbidding oil companies for parcels around Arches and Canyonlands National Parks in Utah. His actions

What LNG Means for Oregon: A Visual Representation – Dec 11th

While our policy makers engage in CLIMATE TALKS in Paris, Oregonians will engage in CLIMATE ACTION in Portland. Oregon is threatened by two massive Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export projects that would radically increase the amount of fossil fuel that

RESIST: Unist’ot’en Film Screening and Fundraiser

Join Portland Rising Tide Tuesday, December 15th to support land defenders working at the front lines of the climate movement. We are hosting a film screening and discussion about the threats facing the Unist’ot’en in Northern British Columbia, and to

Protect Oregon from LNG! Rally Dec 8th in Salem

The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) is currently reviewing multiple applications for the Jordan Cove LNG terminal and Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline.  The applications include requests for easements to build the Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline through Coos Bay.  Because