Architecturally, a keystone is the wedge-shaped piece at the crown of an arch that locks the other pieces in place. Without the keystone, the building blocks of an archway will tumble and fall, with no support system for the weight of the arch. Much of the United States climate movement right now is structured like an archway, with all of its blocks resting on a keystone – President Obama’s decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.
- Climate Study: Ending New Federal Fossil Fuel Leases Would Keep 450 Billion Tons of Carbon Pollution in Ground
- Summer of Our Power
- EPA Accidentally Spills Millions of Gallons of Waste Water
- KEYSTONE XL RESISTANCE RIDE AND MARCH EXPECTED TO BRING HUNDREDS TO PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA, TO PROTEST PIPELINE
- First Nation concerned Nexen oil pipeline spill highlights dangers of poorly regulated industry and violations of Treaty
Get InvolvedWe are looking for new members to join the Rising Tide CST collective, and we regularly hold open meetings for people to find out more about who we are, how we work and how you can get involved in organizing with us. No previous experience needed, just a passion for environmental and social justice. To get a better idea if this is the group for you, you can read our basis of unity before attending the meeting. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out date and location.