|Photo Ben Powless, Mohawk|
WASHINGTON -- Climate scientists will join Native Americans and Hollywood actors for civil disobedience in Washington DC, to send a message to President Obama to halt the dirty Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to the Gulf Coast.
Already the Alberta tar sands are destroying the homelands of First Nations.
Two weeks of civil disobedience begins Saturday at the White House.
In today's London Guardian, climate scientist Jason Box says oil sands are a moral issue. He feels compelled to address at Keystone XL pipeline protests:
During the recent Protecting Mother Earth Gathering on the land of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara in North Dakota, Clayton Thomas Muller, Cree, urged Indigenous Peoples to join the protest. Muller described the dirty oil extraction and effects on the environment, as well as skyrocketing living costs for locals, both results of the dirtiest oil industry on the planet.
Read more at the Indigenous Environmental Network:
Join the Tar Sands action: