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Tag: fossil fuels

  • Touring the Mariner East 2 Pipeline

    Twenty-five students from the Peace and Conflict Studies / Environmental Studies course “Climate Disruption, Conflict, and Peacemaking” braved cold temperatures to tour the route of the Mariner East 2 pipeline (ME2) that runs near Swarthmore College. The ME2 will carry compressed¬†propane, ethane, and butane from fracking operations in the Marcellus shale fields of western Pennsylvania…

  • Pipelines and Nonviolent Civil Resistance

    On Wednesday November 7, Malinda Clatterbuck, a co-founder of Lancaster Against Pipelines and a staff member at the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund will speak in our “Climate Disruption, Conflict, and Peacemaking” course in Science Center room 183 at 10:30-11:20.¬† You are welcome to attend to hear more about the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline and local…

  • Events Near Swarthmore This Weekend, 12/1/2017-12/3-2017

    This weekend, December 1-2, Pendle Hill, the Quaker retreat center on the other side of Crum Wood is holding a one-day (and one evening) workshop: Right to Refuse: When Community Rights and Corporate Rights Conflict and What to Do Next Featuring: Chad Nicholson, Malinda Harnish Clatterbuck, Dianne Herrin, and Paula Kline https://pendlehill.org/events/right-refuse-community-rights-corporate-rights-conflict-next/ Whether it is…