Rising Tide Seattle

Rising Tide Seattle is a grassroots, all-volunteer collective taking direct action

to confront the root causes of climate change.

Recent Actions

#NoneShallPass BNSF Office Occupation

12/07/15 — 43 Seattle residents occupied the local headquarters of Burlington Northern – Santa Fe Railway (BNSF) today to speak out against the company’s continued involvement in fossil fuel extraction and transport. The group included members of local climate justice groups Rising Tide Seattle, 350 Seattle, Got Green, Bayan and others. Read our demand letter here.

#NotAnotherHaiyan March

11/07/15 — Seattlites marched from Beacon Hill, Seattle’s historically Filipino community, into Georgetown, site of some of Seattle’s worst environmental injustice and the staging grounds for fossil fuel exports!

#Not1More: Northwest Detention Center

09/21/15 — Rising Tide Seattle joined Northwest Detention Center Resistance, TWAC and others in a cross-movement action to prevent the deportation of community members detained at the largest immigration detention center in the Pacific Northwest.

Unist'ot'en Solidarity

07/28/15 — Rising Tide Seattle, in solidarity with the Unist’ot’en tribe in British Columbia who are directly resisting the expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure on their lands, delivered a letter to the Canadian Consulate and occupied Fidelity Investments, a local Chevron investor. Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn joined the action.

Blockade Hours

People Engaged

Lockboxes Made

Pounds of Chocolate Eaten

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