Category: Recent Events

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,

Defund DAPL! Round 3

On Thursday Jan 26th at 2pm, join Portland Rising Tide for Round 3 to DEFUND DAPL! We are spending a day getting as many Portlanders as possible to take their money out of banks that fund DAPL. There will be cocoa,

#NoDAPL Medic Bus & Tents

Help build winter shelter for the water protectors at Standing Rock!   We are retrofitting a bus and building some tents to send to folks on the frontlines in North Dakota.  Learn more about and donate to the cause.  If you are

Civil Liberties Defense Center Brunch Fundraiser, August 27

CLDC’sprojects educate people about their rights and why their rights are important. We defend front-line activists and expose and confront the persistent erosion of our civil liberties and the Bill of Rights. We believe that knowledge is power. When people

FERN Street Theatre Flashmob

Portland, OR — The fledgling Fossil Fuel Resistance Network (“FERN”) orchestrated a street theatre flash mob on Saturday to stand up to railway and oil corporations which continue to put our communities at risk of climate change and oil train

47 Lives of Lac-Mégantic–We Remember

Ariel view of oil train burning in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec

This will be the third anniversary of the oil train disaster in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. People of Portland, Vancouver, and neighboring communities will come together to remember the 47 victims lost in the tragic explosions of Summer 2013. To honor the lives

Vancouver Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal Adjudication– Monday, June 27

EFSEC’s [Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council] 1st Day of the Adjudication Process for the  Vancouver Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal: Monday, June 27, 9:00am Columbia Tech Center at Clark College 18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98683 (This is not

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

Civil Disobedience Workshop June 16

LIUNA member Tim Norgren Locked Down to a barrel full of set cement on railroad tracks at Arc Logistics

If you’re interested in being involved with the Fossil Fuel Resistance Action on June 18th, but don’t feel prepared to be a part of civil disobedience, this workshop is a great way to gain skills! The workshop will be held

Fossil Fuel Resistance Action — June 18th

Why: On Friday, June 3rd, a Union Pacific train carrying crude oil fracked from the Bakken  crude derailed and caught fire in the Columbia River Gorge near Mosier, Oregon. The surrounding neighborhood, including an elementary school, was evacuated, oil spilled into