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WITNESSES FOR THE CLIMATE

Stop oil and coal trains-Napa Street action-Aug. 31,206-Kai Huschke

Monday, June 26th at 7pm

Community Building – 35 W. Main Street

Witnesses for the Climate include Fred Millar – Steve Running – Tom Hastings. The three experts will speak to the need to defend our right to a healthy climate and that non-violent direct action to stop coal and oil trains from coming through Spokane is necessary.
  • Fred Millar is internationally recognized as an environmental safety advocate, researcher, and consultant credited with significant federal legislation to limit corporate destruction of our environment.
  • Steven W. Running, expert on climate change, teaches Global Ecology and chairs the NASA Earth Science subcommittee.
  • Tom Hastings is a long-time activist and the author of several books

The three experts will be testifying in a motion hearing earlier in the day on June 26th on behalf of the necessity defense of the Spokane Climate Protectors. The Spokane Climate Protectors are (Raging Grannies) Margie Heller, Nancy Nelson and Deena Romoff, and (Veterans for Peace) Maeve Aeolus, Rusty Nelson and George Taylor.  Part of Direct Action Spokane, the six are charged with blocking coal + oil trains in Spokane last August and September.

Download the event flyer: June 26th event flyer – Spokane Climate Protectors-FINAL (1)

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