It will take more than the stroke of Trump's pen to quash the vigorous resistance to the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines, or the growing global demand for urgent action to combat climate change.
Standing Rock Sioux
Grassroots organizing, nonviolent direct action and leadership from frontline Indigenous people succeeded in stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline in its tracks.
Nowhere is the immediate and potentially devastating impact of Donald Trump's capture of the presidency felt more clearly than at the United Nations climate change summit here in Marrakech.
The movement to combat climate change is growing dynamically and unpredictably, and is facing increasing repression from the fossil-fuel industry and government authorities.
A petroleum pipeline, called the Dakota Access pipeline, is being built, threatening the Missouri River. A movement has grown to block the pipeline, led by Native American tribes.
On September 3, the Dakota Access pipeline company attacked Indigenous protesters with dogs and pepper spray as they protested against the $3.8-billion pipeline's construction.