The West Roxbury MA Climate Trial

BREAKING 3/22/18: The prosecution has dropped the criminal charges to a civil infraction, so there will be no jury trial! We’ve added an update on what this means at the start of this episode. We then proceed to the previously recorded episode about the trial.

Tim and Peter discuss the West Roxbury, MA climate trial scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Tim shares the story of the Mass Graves Pipeline Protest, the multi-year campaign resisting the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline, the significance of this trial, and more. Recorded 3/15/18

TRIAL UPDATES
Get trial updates and learn how you can support similar actions on the website of the Climate Disobedience Center at http://www.climatedisobedience.org

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PHOTOS OF THE MASS GRAVES PIPELINE PROTEST

Grief and Resistance: The Mass Grave Pipeline Action
http://www.timdechristopher.org/grief_and_resistance_the_mass_grave_pipeline_action
The story of the action told on Tim’s website including photos and video.

Peter’s photos of the Mass Graves Protest June 29, 2016
https://www.flickr.com/photos/peterbowden/albums/72157670314896286Tim DeChristopher, Karenna Gore, area clergy and the larger resistance against the West Roxbury Lateral Pipeline. Approximately a dozen people climbed into the pipeline trenches making the connection between this new fracked gas fossil fuel project and the mass graves being prepared in anticipation of the coming climate fueled Summer heat.

More photos and video can be found on the Resist the Pipeline Facebook page at http://facebook.com/resistthepipeline/

Music by Bryan Cahall
http://www.twitter.com/BryanCahall
http://www.facebook.com/BryanCahall

 

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