21 Jun '11, 6pm

Citizens Unite on International Day of Action Against the Tar Sands: If so-called world “leaders” won’t lead on

Citizens Unite on International Day of Action Against the Tar Sands: If so-called world “leaders” won’t lead on

If so-called world “leaders” won’t lead on climate change, global citizens will. If governments in the world’s most powerful countries insist on stoking global warming by approving massive new fossil fuel projects , then it’s up to groups of concerned people to hold polluters accountable ourselves. In the last few months I’ve been encouraged to watch as more and more climate activists have begun using creative direct action to sidestep the government delay tactics that have stalled progress on climate issues for so long, and started peacefully confronting corporate polluters directly. That’s what happened this past weekend, as activists across the world participated in the second International Day of Action Against the Tar Sands . As you may know, the Canadian Tar Sands in Alberta are the world’s most destructive industrial project, and one of the fastest-growing sources o...

Full article: http://itsgettinghotinhere.org/2011/06/21/citizens-unite-...

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