Crystal Moran , Eddie Wong , and Mike Siegel
A proposed El Paso City Charter amendment—put forward by grassroots organizers—would create green economic growth, investments in conservation and infrastructure, and democratic control over special interests.
Holding the government accountable for its lack of preparedness is crucial. However, given the sheer scale of the impact of the climate crisis on the Global South, talking about adaptation has its limitations.
"Eugene residents will not be forced to be guinea pigs for experimental and dangerous technology that perpetrates fossil fuel infrastructure," said one activist, calling the cancellation "a testament to the power of community opposition."