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Global grassroots activism is heating up alongside a scarily ever-warming climate . Since the beginning of 2012, we've seen the Arab Spring, the Wisconsin Uprising, the Tar Sands Action, and the ongoing Keystone XL Blockade . In the climate justice movement, some have referred to the recently passed summer as the Climate Summer of Solidarity (SOS). The SOS closed with an action organized by Protecting Our Waters called Shale Gas Outrage , which took place in the heart of the global fracking boom, Philadelphia, PA, home of the Marcellus Shale basin . Outrage was warranted, given that this year's Shale Gas Insight unfolded in the City of Brotherly Love. Insight was sponsored by Chesapeake Energy, Chevron, Range Resources, EOG Resources, Aqua America (who stands to profit off of water as a scarce resource via fracking), and many others. Speakers at the pre-march rally include...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/2012/09/23/climate-sos-ends-sha...

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