Last week, climate activist Tim DeChristopher received a warm welcome on the David Letterman Show. The 12-minute interview with Dave was productive and seemed to give the host a little … [Read full article]
This is one of those absurd stories that make you wonder what planet you live on. The injustice and cruelty in this story is mind-boggling. Here’s what I’m talking … [Read full article]
With environmental-cartoon topics ranging from Michelle Bachmann to Tim DeChristopher, Breastfeeding to Big Coal, it was an interesting year in environmental cartoons. Follow this link and spend a few minutes … [Read full article]
How would you like to be spending your Thanksgiving in a federal prison? And how would you like to be doing so for trying to help the world and … [Read full article]
Will Potter of Green is the New Red just wrote that “Tim DeChristopher has been transferred to the prison where he is expected to do his time.” and “How about writing him a letter of support?”
Good idea that I had to pass along.
Tim’s new prison address is:
Some tip green activism news of the past few days for you:
Climate change and tar sands activism continued at the White House today, with actress and activist Daryl Hannah (also covered by Think Progress), Greenpeace USA executive director Phil Radford, and more getting arrested.
Another big environmental activism story of the day was a letter from Tim DeChristopher from prison.
Leading up to and since Tim DeChristopher’s sentencing, there’s been a lot of talk around the internet regarding the direct action that’s needed, and not needed, today. Everyone who cares about the environment seems to be getting into it. DeChristopher has now spent over one week of his two years in prison now, and people are trying to find a way to make his sacrifice worth it, to take his message to a louder megaphone, to bring about the change he (and all of us) have been striving for quite unsuccessfully…
The buzz around the green and especially green activist blogoshere over the past 24 hours or so has been the sentencing of climate change and environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, whose actions we’ve covered in detail before here on Planetsave (click the link on his name to read more if you missed those stories). Of course, anyone with any sense of justice is outraged by the 2-year prison sentence DeChrsitopher has received. Will Potter of Green is the New Red has noted that he is getting more time than people who burned churches and threatened black leaders. The fact that he is going to prison for two years for stopping something that was illegal itself is quite insane. There are actually many insane things about this story that I could delve into, but I want to focus on something else….
Here’s another great, new-ish speech by leading climate and environmental activist Tim DeChristopher, with an introduction by Reverend Billy. As always, excellent words from Tim:
I did a short preview of Power Shift 2011 last week. Unfortunately, living across the pond (and half a continent away), I wasn’t able to make it to the event. If you’re like me & wish you could have been there, here are a few great videos from the event, videos of wonderful speeches on global warming, climate change, and activism by Tim DeChristopher, Al Gore, and Bill McKibben.
Pollute our air and water, leave SuperFund sites uncleaned, leave brownfields scattered around the country, and greatly contribute to climate change and you’re a billionaire. Try to prevent any of … [Read full article]
Here’s Tim DeChristopher’s speech outside the courthouse following the guilty verdict he just received that could put him in prison for up to 10 years (though, the prosecution says it … [Read full article]