Joshua Kahn Russell

Joshua Kahn Russell works as the global trainings manager at 350.org, and is a facilitator, action coordinator, and strategy trainer with the Ruckus Society.

Lisa Jackson’s Reaction To Mountaintop Removal Activist Lock Down At EPA

Wanted to share an update from our recent breaking news about activists locking down at the EPA. This comes to us from Nell Greenberg: At 7:00 am this morning, a dozen brave activists released a …

Indigenous voices challenge Royal Bank tar sands policies, supported by hundreds at shareholder meet

Today more than 170 people rallied outside of the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC’s) Annual General Shareholder meeting (AGM) in Toronto after a series of creative non-violent actions all morning. Inside, First Nations Chiefs and …

Philadelphia activists rally & risk arrest to tell the EPA no more MTR

Philly EPA Considering 16 New Mining Permits This morning activists in Philadelphia descended upon their Regional EPA branch to put an end to Mountaintop Removal mining (MTR). Decisions made here in Philly have devastating consequences …

Click It and Stick It to King Coal’s Dirty Bankers

Today, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) is joining with thousands of friends and allies on the internet to send a message to JP Morgan Chase to stop financing mountaintop removal coal mining!  This Thursday morning at …

storm center

Youth and Indigenous activists rally for vulnerable nations at climate talks

COPENHAGEN — Echoing the words of Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed (We will not die quietly!) and the African negotiator Ambassador Lumumba, (No to climate colonialism!) hundreds of youth created a loud and energetic “climate storm” …

COP15 controversy gives "green room" a whole new meaning

Copenhagen day 1: Scandal! Bullying!

What better way to open the Copenhagen climate talks — the meeting of the UNFCCC that is supposedly going to decide the fate of the entire world — than with broad civil society outrage at …

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Prelude to COP15: Climate justice actions sweep the U.S. before Copenhagen talks

Tuesday in the U.S., climate justice activists turned up the street heat to corporations in the financial and energy sectors most responsible for the climate crisis. Initiated by the Mobilization for Climate Justice and the …

Geoengineering: Plan B for when Copenhagen fails? eek!

Some scary prospects of where people are turning – geoengineering, the false solution that once seemed like science fiction, is actually being taken seriously. Seriously? Diana Bronson, ETC Group We cannot solve our problems with …

common but differentiated despondencies

Rich countries halt Barcelona climate talks with inaction; Africa walks out

African negotiators at the U.N. climate talks in Barcelona refused to continue formal discussions about all other issues until wealthy countries live up to their legal and moral responsibility to commit to deep emissions reductions. …

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