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SCNCC, DSA Climate and Environmental Justice Working Group, June 25, 2018
Preserve Glaciers; Abolish ICE!

System Change Not Climate Change has signed on to an Immigration Justice pledge being circulated by the Democratic Socialists of America Climate and Environmental Justice Working Group.  The pledge calls for mobilization around the abolition of ICE and opposition to criminalization and imprisonment of immigrants and refugees. 

The complete text of the pledge is as follows:

, June 10, 2015

, June 20, 2017

SCNCC, January 31, 2015

Saturday, January 31 - Sunday, February 1, 2015 (The SCNCC Convention is the coalition's highest decision-making body and the forum where we assess the past year's work and plan for the coming year. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.)

Brian Ward, August 9, 2014

Virginia-based Dominion Energy is planning a $3.8 billion project to build the East Coast’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export center at Cove Point in Southern Maryland. Cove Point sits on the Chesapeake Bay in a rural beach community surrounded by state park land just 30 minutes outside of Washington, D.C.

SCNCC with the Global Climate Convergence, June 19, 2014

Before corporate and governmental leaders arrive in New York City this September for the UN Climate Summit, System Change Not Climate Change together with the Global Climate Convergence will be laying the groundwork for an alternative summit, what we're calling New York City Climate Convergence.

Bob Simpson, May 1, 2014

Southeast Side Chicago residents and their supporters from around the city gathered in a park next to the Chicago Skyway at 106th and State Line Road last Saturday. They were there to protest the storage of mountains of petroleum coke or “petcoke”, a substance created by petroleum processing which is  being dumped near the already badly polluted Calumet River, in their immigrant and working class neighborhood.

Colin Kinniburgh , DSA, April 29, 2014

In her editorial in the last issue of Jacobin, Alyssa Battistoni makes an eloquent case for a more ecologically-minded left politics.  “It’s ridiculous that we still bracket climate change and water supplies as specifically environmental issues,” she writes. “The questions at hand are ones of political economy and collective action . . . things the Left has plenty to say about.”

Carole Ramsden, System Change Not Climate Change-Chicago, April 23, 2014

Chicago kicked off the Global Climate Convergence locally with a march and rally on Tuesday that brought together environmental justice groups, peace activists, and Palestine solidarity campaigners.  

Marchers visited the offices of "climate criminals" in Downtown Chicago, who where each served ‘cease and desist’ orders.

Stacy Lanyon (images), SCNCC Web Working Group (Text), April 23, 2014

Tuesday kicked off the Global Climate Convergence with rallies and direct actions aimed at reclaiming Earth Day from corporate greenwashers and reclaiming Earth from pollutors. Here's a glimpse of how the day played out in New York City where demonstrators marched on the Stock Exchange. Many carried plants instead of placards as a small reminder of what is at risk given Wall Street's investments in fossil fuels; our life sustaining planet.

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