$1,000 to support UK Tar Sands Network’s work in solidarity with frontline communities from the Alberta tar sands to the Gulf Coast resisting fossil fuel extraction. The network engages in and supports creative solidarity mobilizations in the UK and Europe and provides communications support and helps cultivate international media contacts regarding stories connecting Indigenous struggles related to fossil fuels and finance campaigns.
$2,000 to support the Scaling Our Climate Resistance Tour, with participation by activist from the strong and diverse radical climate justice movement that has been growing in Germany, founded on principles of frontline struggles, mass mobilization, direct action, and cooperation across organizational and tactical differences, which last fall led actions where 6,000 people collectively blocked coal infrastructure, along with staging 82 simultaneous tree sits that keep forests from being bulldozed.
$1,500 to support frontline community-led actions at the Shell Annual General Meeting in Den Haag, Netherlands and the Shell London Investor meeting pushing for no new leases in Gulf of Mexico, including supporting the participation of Monique Verdin, resident of the Louisiana coast and member-elect of the Houma Nation Council, to speak and present a pop-up exhibition of her work as an award-winning filmmaker and photographer documenting climate and fossil fuel infrastructure impacts on Gulf communities.
$3,000 to provide bridge funding to maintain a part-time coordinator for 5 months to allow EEPN to continue networking on the Shrink Project (which recently secured a commitment from the French government to reduce paper consumption by 50%), the Indonesia Paper Campaign, and the Virtual Global Summit on the paper industry.