Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Totem Blessing & Oil Train, Minnesota Pipeline, & Nevada Mine Resistance, B.C. Rail Fire & Collapsed Crane, Rising U.S. Coal Exports, Pipeline Protester Felonies, Keystone XL Lawsuit 7-14-21


The Wednesday, July 14, 2021, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections about a totem pole blessing for undamming the Snake River, direct action gatherings, trainings, and protests supporting resistance to a Minnesota tar sands pipeline, Idaho oil trains and railroad infrastructure, and a proposed Nevada lithium mine, Idaho and British Columbia wildfires possibly sparked by trains, increasing U.S. coal demand, exports, and trains, Idaho rail bridge construction and a deadly collapsed British Columbia crane, a federal prison sentence for a Dakota Access pipeline saboteur but not oil company executives, dropped felony charges against Louisiana pipeline blockaders, and a Keystone XL financial loss case against the U.S. government.  Broadcast for nine years on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow, every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm Pacific time, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.