Dozens of Canadian activists hitched a bus ride from Victoria, British Columbia early on January 29th to Texas-based oil company Kinder Morgan’s terminal in Burnaby. There, they had two clear goals: to block the road to the facility and to cook some pancakes.
Protests in Australia against a $12 billion coal mine project are on the rise. If the project goes forward, it would be the largest coal mine in Australia and one of the largest in the world. “Coal is killing people," anti-mining organizer Jodi Magi explained. "Pollution from burning coal is the single biggest contributor to dangerous global warming.”
Activists from US and Canada recently organized a three-day series of gatherings, marches, and rallies in defense of the Salish Sea, waterways extending from Washington state to British Columbia.