Category: Recent Events

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, …

Bridge to Disaster: Resisting Fracked Gas Read More »

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, …

Defund DAPL! Round 3 Read More »

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 …

#NoDAPL Medic Bus & Tents Read More »

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 …

Civil Liberties Defense Center Brunch Fundraiser, August 27 Read More »

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 …

FERN Street Theatre Flashmob Read More »

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 …

47 Lives of Lac-Mégantic–We Remember Read More »

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 …

Vancouver Tesoro Savage Oil Terminal Adjudication– Monday, June 27 Read More »

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 …

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

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 …

Civil Disobedience Workshop June 16 Read More »

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 …

Fossil Fuel Resistance Action — June 18th Read More »