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Three Rivers Flood the System Organizing Summit!

Join Three Rivers Rising Tide on Saturday, July 18th from 1:00-5:00PM for Flood the System Organizing Summit. Register here for the Summit: bit.ly/3RRTFTSS. This spring Rising Tide North America shared a bold invitation to organizers around North America called “Flood the System.”  Flood the System is an invitation to participate in a wave of coordinated actions… Read more »

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Climate Crisis Bike Tour of Pittsburgh

Sunday, August 23th 12 Noon Meet in Schenley Plaza Our addiction to burning fossil fuels to drive the capitalist economy is causing a climate crisis. From dramatic weather events like Hurricanes Sandy, Rita, and Katrina to droughts in California and rising sea levels, working class people and people of color are bearing the brunt of… Read more »

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#FloodTheSystem This Fall!

  Starting this September, Rising Tide North America is calling for mass actions to shut down the economic and political systems threatening our survival. Sign up to join the Flood here: Already, hundreds of thousands are streaming into the streets to fight back against climate chaos, capitalism and white supremacy. This wave of resistance couldn’t be… Read more »

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Protect Deer Lakes Park Picnic

Enjoy Deer Lake Parks While It Lasts Saturday, May 30th at Trout Shelter in Deer Lakes Park 12 noon-3pm It’s a potluck so bring food and drinks (no alcohol) Pets on leashes are welcome. Be a park watch dog! If you see something, say something! More info online at www.ProtectParks.org

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Climate Crossroads

Climate Crossroads– leaflet on Oil Trains produced by Three Rivers Rising Tide.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oil Trains in Pittsburgh: Street Theater on Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2015 Contact: Eva Westheimer, 513-600-0580, eva.westheimer@gmail.com Mel Packer, 412-307-6327 Oil Trains in Pittsburgh: Street Theater on Earth Day (Pittsburgh, PA)- Members from Three Rivers Rising Tide, a community group confronting the root causes of climate change, held creative street theater at several different locations, including Market Square and Mellon Square… Read more »

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A “Climate Movement Across the Movements”

by PATRICK BOND Tunis, Tunisia. (cross posted from counterpunch)  Looming ahead in eight months’ time is another Conference of Polluters, or COP (technically, the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change). The last twenty did zilch to save us from climate catastrophe. Judging by early rough drafts of the… Read more »

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Oil Train Derailments: Symptom of Extreme Energy Disease.

March 13, 2015 by K.T. Tierney, 3 Rivers Rising Tide  In the evacuation zone of the Norfolk-Southern line, just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania At a moment when we desperately need to transition away from carbon intensive sources of energy to mitigate the effects of anthropogenic climate change, the continued transport of dangerously filthy crude oil… Read more »

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Yet Another Oil Bomb Train Explosion Marks Fourth Derailment in Four Weeks

(Cross posted from EcoWatch) Anastasia Pantsios Once again this weekend, we saw scenes of tanker cars strewn across the landscape on their sides emitting huge billows of smoke and fire. On Saturday a 94-car train carrying Alberta tar sands oil derailed two miles outside Gogama, Ontario, with at least 35 cars going off the rails and at… Read more »