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Ideas for Climate Solidarity Actions on Nov 14 – 20th

Want to do a Climate Solidarity Actions in your community between November 14 – 20th? Here are some ideas to get you started!

First of all, if you haven’t already sign up here: http://tarsandsblockade.org/solidarityactions/

MESSAGE

1. Climate Change
2. Resiliency & equity – Amplify those most affected by climate and dirty energy
3. Defend your home

ACTION LOCATIONS

1. Keystone XL

  • TransCanada
  • Construction Contractors – Michels Corporation, Northern Clearing
  • Valero – biggest buyer of tar sands from KXL
  • Lobbying Offices

2. Tar Sands

  • Big banks that fund it – RBC (Royal Bank of Canada), JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Citi (more here)
  • Shell – Wants to expand tar sands mining operations on indigenous lands
  • Exxon – Major tar sands exploiters. (more here)
  • Enbridge – Pipeline company responsible for Kalamazoo, Michigan tar sands spill

3. Extraction industry

  • Defend your home from extractive industry pollution in your community

ACTION IDEAS

  • Get creative!
  • Nonviolent direct action to stop dirty energy extraction!
  • Rallies at offices
  • Flash mobs
  • Banner drops
  • Solidarity photo with your group
  • Sit-ins
  • Street theater
  • Fundraiser
  • Critical Mass bike rides

FOLLOW UP

Send us details about your event so we can help promote it! As soon as possible (before or at the start of the action) have one of your folks email us a brief description of your event, and after the event email a paragraph about how it went: [email protected]

  • Send us a copy of your media release
  • Email us photos and video links
  • Send us links to media coverage you get
SOCIAL MEDIA

Twitter hashtags:  #ClimateSOS and #NoKXL

Facebook: Post and tag your photos on the Tar Sands Blockade facebook page

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