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Take Action: Global Climate Strike—SA Events

San Antonio is on the cusp of passing its first ever climate plan. Houston and Dallas are poised to soon follow. While City-owned utility, CPS Energy, has worked hard to weaken the document and allow coal to burn into the 2060s, and the forces of extraction have sought to cloud […]

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Take Action: Fri Climate Strike/Sat Art Build

As the world prepares to join the youth-led Global Climate Strike during the week of September 20 – September 27, smaller preparatory Fridays for Future strikes are already generating energy around the world. Young people and allies are being called to occupy their city centers every Friday of the month. […]

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TAKE ACTION: Texas Lege Could Make Protest a Felony

Proposed legislation being carried by Granbury-based Republican Brian Birdwell would increase the risk of protesting in ways that, intentionally or otherwise, impede traffic outside so-called “critical infrastructure.”

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TAKE ACTION: Support Tribal Resistance to Border Wall

As the Trump administration has amped up its border wall talk, these villages have expanded both in number and in scope, drawing critical connections between the ongoing destruction of sacred lands and border wildlife to the violent rhetorics and policies of dehumanization that have led to family separation at the border.

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TAKE ACTION: Climate Plan Under Attack

A year and a half after Mayor Ron Nirenberg and the San Antonio City Council committed to creating a climate action plan for the city, area developers and oil and gas interests have finally taken notice. The natural gas lobby has pledged to fight adoption of San Antonio’s Climate Action […]

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San Antonio: Rise for Climate on Saturday!

On September 8, San Antonians will join thousands of rallies being held in cities and towns around the world to demand our leaders commit to building a fossil free world that works for all of us. From the White House to the Austin’s Statehouse, national and state leaders continue to […]

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Attention! Attend! Fiesta de Resistencia

In celebration of Camp Cicada–now coming up on its 7th week lodged in the side of an ICE administrative hub on San Antonio’s Northeast side–Abolish ICE SATX is organizing Fiesta de Resistencia/Festival of Resistance on Friday, August 31st, 2018 from 2pm until 11pm. The festival aims to raise funds for […]

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ATTEND: SA’s Climate Plan Could Hide Tons of Emissions

San Antonio is one of the last large cities in the United States to get serious about climate change. But a plan now being developed is wide-ranging and potentially very serious indeed. More than 70 volunteers (PDF) in San Antonio have been appointed to help officials with the City of […]

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ICE Attack: How to Support Family Reunification

Local, state, and federal officials in San Antonio spoke out last night against the punitive federal practice of separating asylum-seeking families at the U.S.-Mexico border. They were joined in front of a crowd of hundreds by the director of RAICES (Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services), which […]

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No Such Thing As a Climate Plan With A Coal Plant

With ‘Dirty’ Deely’s retirement nearing, San Antonio’s CPS Energy hosting a hearing on keeping Spruce burning past 2040. Greg Harman SAN ANTONIO—Lumbering through the Earth Day throngs at Woodlawn Lake in April, the soot-stained “coal monster” pleaded his case. Here were booths about solar energy, tables with native plants, and […]

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Sept. 8, 2018: ‘Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice’

Push back against Trump anti-worker, anti-planet agenda this fall by demanding a ‘just transition’ to a 100-percent renewable economy and millions of ‘family-sustaining jobs.’ Jessica Corbett Commons Dreams The Peoples Climate Movement (PCM) has announced its next mass mobilization: Advocates across the globe plan to take to the streets on […]

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USDA Putting ‘Mmmmmm’ in GMO

Proposal Replaces ‘GMO’ with ‘Bioengineered’ on Labels, but USDA Asking Public for a Definition. Andrea Germanos The public comment period is now open on the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s just unveiled proposal for food labeling of products using GMOs—a plan that would have labels without the words “genetically modified” or […]