Alexandria Shaner

Alexandria Shaner is a sailor, writer, organizer, and teacher. Based in the southern Caribbean, she is a staff member of ZNetwork.org, an instructor at the School for Social and Cultural Change, and active with the Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network, The Climate Reality Project, and RealUtopia.org.

Anti-extractivist demo in Quito

Ecuador is Not For Sale

A coalition of eco-activist, civil society, and indigenous groups are facing increased repression and violence in the struggle to halt extractivism and to hold the Noboa administration accountable to Ecuador’s laws enshrining the rights of nature.

April 16, 2024

XR activists outside the UK Parliament protest the financing of violence in the DRC. The hand gesture, used by Congolese protesters to call out inaction of international and regional powers, represents being silenced with a gun to your head.

DRC Bleeds Conflict Minerals For Green Growth

As violent militias rampage across the country, activists in the DRC are urgently calling for a green transition that puts justice first, not new revenue streams, and that dismantles colonial exploitation once and for all.

March 19, 2024

LNG planned protest groups

Has the White House Gone Green?

A mix of celebration and scrutiny has followed Biden’s announcement of a pause on LNG export approvals. Whether this dramatic policy shift was spurred more by dogged activism, desperate vote-seeking, saturated markets and pissed off gas execs, or simply by resource depletion, it is a win for frontline communities and the environmental justice movement.

February 23, 2024

Venice XR protest

The Green Mafia

Such activism threatens only to expose the truth and mobilize demand for real change. This is the great crime of the Green Mafia against the henchmen of extinction.

January 17, 2024

protest

Confronting DC’s gas problem

From Oct. 24-26, a coalition of ecoactivist groups, including Extinction Rebellion Northeast, Extinction Rebellion DC, or XRDC, Scientist Rebellion, and Climate Defiance, engaged in three days of nonviolent actions against the gas industry in Washington, D.C.

November 14, 2023

XR Zagreb climate march

Frontlines Resistance Against Fossil Fuel Expansion in the Balkans

The Adriatic Climate Camp created a vibrant training program and community that pulled off two major direct actions against the natural gas industry and remains resilient in the face of police brutality.

October 17, 2023

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