Welcome to the #ShutItDown website of the tar sands pipeline valve-turners! Five activists, three supporters and one documentary filmmaker are being prosecuted for taking direct action to avert climate cataclysm on October 11, 2016.

The first of these, Ken Ward, stands trial January 30th in Skagit County, Washington. Here's how you can follow along:

First, sign up to our email list to receive updates.

To keep up with the action live-tweeted from the courtroom in Mount Vernon, follow @enjohnston and @climatedisobey on Twitter. And we'll be using #ValveTurners #ClimateTrial and #ShutItDown. Tweet away!

On Facebook, Like the #ShutItDown page - we'll be posting updates and doing Live video updates as the trial proceeds.

Finally, if you're looking to learn more about the "action that shook the North American energy industry" and find the video re-cap, check out our pages about the action.

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