Texas-based reporters, activists, and academics told us what they’re watching—or hope to be watching —in 2022.
“Better and richer strategies [for addressing climate crisis] require a different way of thinking and knowing as well as active engagement to reclaim and conserve the spaces where these alternatives can grow and flourish.”
‘PGE throwing another lawsuit at us to try to bring us to heel, when our community has overwhelmingly said “hell no” multiple times.’ Jessica Corbett/Common Dreams In a clear signal of how the fossil fuel industry feels about efforts to enact Rights of Nature protections that safeguard communities and the […]
An unprecedented drilling boom in West Texas’s Permian Basin is great for business. But it’s polluting the air, overwhelming communities and threatening the planet. Kiah Collier, Jamie Smith Hopkins, & Rachel Leven MIDLAND, Texas — Drilling booms have come and gone in this oil town for nearly a century. But […]
New Congressional report demonstrates Lamar Smith and Russian hackers both doing their part to ratchet up the race to the bottom. Marisol Cortez & Greg Harman Remember when Russia Today, DBA RT America, contacted Deceleration for permission to use video we shot of Native-led pipeline resistance in West Texas? Yeah, […]
[EDITOR’S NOTE: As clear and vital as the following article is, it avoids entirely a sleeping giant of human-caused earthquake risk: climate change. If you’re interested in how our industrially warming climate is making the earth shake, read: “Nepal Anniversary: How Climate Change Causes Earthquakes.”] From The Conversation: People knew […]
Standing Rock solidarity action at Alamo, Plaza, San Antonio, September 10, 2016. #NoDAPL #NoDAPLSolidarity #StopDAPL #NoTransPecosPL #WaterIsLife #AyoyotesOnTheGround #SacredStoneCamp #StayWoke http://www.facebook.com/AmeyaltonalTejaztlan
CANNON BALL, N.D. — The simmering showdown here between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the company building the Dakota Access crude-oil pipeline began as a legal battle. It has turned into a movement. Over the past few weeks, thousands of Native Americans representing tribes from all over the country […]