The Great Washing

The Great Washing

Fossil fuel companies learned a long time ago tactics to reframe what they do to the communities and ecosystems their projects impact. Since 1992—the year of the first United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change—these companies have perfected greenwashing...
Not In My Back Yard

Not In My Back Yard

Protect Thacker Pass is sometimes criticized as a Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) campaign. This video discusses this criticism. First, Thacker Pass isn’t just greater sage grouses’, golden eagles’, pronghorn antelopes’, and lahontan cutthroat...
Update from Thacker Pass

Update from Thacker Pass

People have asked Protect Thacker Pass to make more videos providing updates about the campaign, so we’re trying to take that to heart. Here’s a short video about how Lithium Nevada’s recent announcement that it signed a benefits agreement with the...
Emissions from a “green” mine

Emissions from a “green” mine

Recently, we got a comment about the Thacker Pass Mine Project: “I don’t believe that fossil fuels are required to extract these minerals or to process them and make the batteries from them.” This person clearly has not investigated the project at...
Climate Profiteers Are the New War Profiteers

Climate Profiteers Are the New War Profiteers

At Thacker Pass, “National Security” is Being Abused to Cover Up Atrocities I was a kid when the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan began, but I could see what was happening. Corporations were cashing in however possible: selling beans, bullets and band-aids, signing...
Day 615 of Protect Thacker Pass

Day 615 of Protect Thacker Pass

This land right behind me is Thacker Pass, northern Nevada, not far south of the Oregon border. And this place is under threat right now because there’s lithium under the ground here. Lithium’s being called the new white gold, the new energy resource,...