Sunday, 22 December 2019
quote [ Canadian police were prepared to shoot Indigenous land defenders blockading construction of a natural gas pipeline in northern British Columbia, according to documents seen by the Guardian.
Notes from a strategy session for a militarized raid on ancestral lands of the Wet’suwet’en nation show that commanders of Canada’s national police force, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), argued that “lethal overwatch is req’d” – a term for deploying snipers. ]
Meet the young Indigenous organizers working to bring together ceremony and activism in Alberta | The Narwhal
I love how we're still building pipelines despite shooting far beyond the genocidal 2C limits of the Paris Agreement... but then again in ExxonMobil’s 2019 Outlook for Energy, the company projects no reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from the energy sector through 2040—and no date at which emissions reach net zero, implying indefinite warming.
mechanical contrivance said @ 2:41pm GMT on 23rd Dec