• Children Climate Case Goes to Trial Stage

    Posted on November 9, 2018

    Youth v. Gov Climate Case Goes to Trial: Is a Safe Climate a Civil Right? In the United States a group of children between the ages of 11 to 22 are suing the U.S. government for their right to a safe and stable climate. This younger generation decided they would not sit idly and watch […]

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  • International Support for Tar Sands Case Makes a Real Difference

    Posted on November 2, 2018

    International Support for Tarsands Case Makes a Real Difference Your active support for the Beaver Lake Cree First Nation helps their monumental lawsuit against the governments of Canada and Alberta. The Beaver Lake Cree aim to stop the permitting of tar sands mining on their territory. Their original Treaty 6 rights endow them with the […]

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  • RAVEN Trust Webinar 6 November 2018

    Posted on November 1, 2018

    WEBINAR! LEARN CUTTING EDGE ONLINE FUNDRAISING + ORGANIZING STRATEGIES   Interested in learning more about organizing + fundraising? Join a webinar with RAVEN’s Ana Simeon and Tar Sands Trial organizer Brendan Campbell  November 6th, 4:30 P.S.T.     RSVP: ana@raventrust.com RAVEN stands for Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs. RAVEN has used state-of-the-art digital tools to amplify and […]

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  • Implications of the landmark 25 Oct. Constitutional Court decision

    Posted on October 26, 2018

    Implications of the landmark Constitutional Court decision for mining affected communities 26 October 2018 SYNOPSIS:  Yesterday’s Constitutional Court of South Africa (ConCourt) judgment represents a hugely significant decision for communities and land owners. It means that mining companies who have obtained a mining right cannot simply go onto the land and start mining, as they […]

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  • 18 October UDAPT Marches in Geneva, Switzerland

    Posted on October 23, 2018

    UDAPT Marches in Geneva in Support of Climate Alliance 18 October 2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D345rsuUvSE&feature=youtu.be YouTube film by Klima-Allianz Schweiz, 18 October 2018 The UDAPT, the Ecuadorian organization that represents over 30,000 peoples, 6 indigenous tribes, and peasants who are negatively affected, to this day, by the polluted messes left behind by Chevron-Texaco in their Amazonian backyard, […]

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  • Ecuador Case Debate Invitation on 25 October 2018

    Posted on October 17, 2018

    DEBATE INVITATION AT INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL STUDIES, The Hague, Netherlands   By Letty Fajardo Vera; submitted 17 October 2018 ENTITLED: Justice for Whom in Recent Chevron-Ecuador Decision by Hague Permanent Court of Arbitration? On Thursday 25th October from 17:00 – 19:00 hours At The Institute of Social Studies, Kortenaerkade 12, 2518 AX Den Haag […]

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  • Mayor cancels meeting with DMR Task Team and Somkhele community

    Posted on October 2, 2018

    Mayor cancels meeting with DMR Task Team and Somkhele community  October 2, 2018 Community confer outside meeting   “I am astounded at the lack of respect given to my clients in these forums. The Agenda was particularly offensive after the tumultuous events in Somkhele and Xolobeni two weeks earlier and given that we attended a […]

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    Posted on October 2, 2018

    STORMS DURING MINISTER MANTASHE’S WHIRLWIND TOUR OF KZN & XOLOBENI By Sheila Berry Minister Mantashe’s whirlwind three day roadshow to major mining hotspots in KZN and the Eastern Cape last weekend has understandably focussed on the arrest of human rights attorney Richard Spoor and the tear gassing and use of stun grenades against protesting Amadiba […]

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  • Stand with Indigenous Peoples

    Posted on September 25, 2018

    Stand with Indigenous Peoples: donate, organize an event, or set up an online fundraiser Indigenous Nations are on a winning streak in the Canadian country’s courts.  We’ve stopped pipelines, pushed back against open pit mining and built an unprecedented alliance that is igniting all across the country. Now it’s time to tackle climate destruction at […]

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