WE’RE ALL ON INDIGENOUS LAND

➩ Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day! Take action and get educated.
➩ There are no safe pipelines. Oil spills abound in California and Texas.
➩ Time to put people over polluters. Activists take their climate demands to the White House.

You are now Inside the Movement - where you can learn about everything that's being done to fight climate change.

 

Scroll down to discover what’s new, what’s happening, and what’s the most shareable.

                   


Each week, we bring you the top campaigns, actions and events — with links to everything to make taking action as easy as possible.

PEOPLE VS. FOSSIL FUELS

What has Biden really done for climate? Activists are heading to DC to find out. JOIN THE PEOPLE Oct 11th-15th.

HELP D.C. ACTIVISTS

Activists are getting arrested in D.C. this week as they demand Biden end fossil fuel expansion. DONATE to their bail funds.

BUILD BACK BETTER

PUSH CONGRESS to pass the biggest climate bill in our lifetimes. Build Back Better and rapidly cut fossil fuel emissions.

TIME TO
SPOOK CONGRESS

JOIN SUNRISE MOVEMENT as they take to the streets to demand climate action. Oct 17th-18th. 

CUSTOMERS 4 CLIMATE JUSTICE

Are you a Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, or Citibank customer? SIGN THIS LETTER to their CEOs to demand they stop funding the climate crisis.

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AMERICA’S FIXER-UPPER — Climate-charged weather is taking out the places that should be safest: people’s homes. How can homeowners protect themselves and not be left with the bill? (CNBC)

D.C. HERE WE COME — As pipelines spill, fires burn, and cities flood, we’re mobilizing in D.C. to highlight real solutions rooted in justice and demand Biden stand firmly against fossil fuels. Join us Oct. 11-15th . (People vs. Fossil Fuels)

MARS ATTACKS — If climate change completely destroys Earth, at least we still have Mars as our backup. Right? (Climate Ad)

SAVE CHACO CANYON — Chaco Canyon is sacred… and a dumping ground for the fossil fuel industry. Join the Pueblo Alliance and other indigenous leaders for a week of action in DC Oct. 11-15th. (Pueblo Alliance)

STOP MOUNTAIN VALLEY — In Appalachia, the Mountain Valley Pipeline threatens to contaminate water and destroy farms. Join POWHR Coalition Oct. 11-15 to demand Biden take action. (People vs. Fossil Fuels)

PROPAGANDA PUSHBACK — Need to deliver a message to the oil industry?  Sometimes the only way is via direct action ... on the water … in boats. (Greenpeace)

IS CLIMATE CHANGE RACIST? — Who do you think is most affected by the climate crisis? Hint: It’s definitely not those in power. (Greenpeace UK)


This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
JADE BEGAY is Diné and Tesuque Pueblo of New Mexico, and the Climate Justice Director at NDN Collective. She is also a member of the White House's Environmental Justice Advisory Council.

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JADE BEGAY is Diné and Tesuque Pueblo of New Mexico, and the Climate Justice Director at NDN Collective. She is also a member of the White House's Environmental Justice Advisory Council.
DR. LUCKY TRAN is a biochemist, climate activist, and science communicator at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He has helped organize the People’s Climate March and the March for Science.

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DR. LUCKY TRAN is a biochemist, climate activist, and science communicator at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He has helped organize the People’s Climate March and the March for Science.
DALLAS GOLDTOOTH is a Mdewakanton Dakota and Dińe comedian, environmental activist, and influencer. He is the lead Keep It In The Ground campaigner for the Indigenous Environmental Network.

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DALLAS GOLDTOOTH is a Mdewakanton Dakota and Dińe comedian, environmental activist, and influencer. He is the lead Keep It In The Ground campaigner for the Indigenous Environmental Network.

Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
STORM SURFING

What would it feel like to surf through a powerful storm? In an effort to understand hurricanes, scientists sent a surfboard drone into a category 4 hurricane. See the amazing footage here.

NEW EYE IN THE SKY

Space isn't just for billionaires. NASA reminded us how useful it can be when it launched one of its most sophisticated satellites yet to observe changes to our climate.

NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Three scientists were awarded the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for their studies on humanity’s role in the climate crisis.

WE NEED AIR SUPPORT

A new study found that long term exposure of mothers to air pollution was linked to nearly 6 million premature births and underweight newborns worldwide.

WHODUNIT?

Tired of arguing with your crazy uncle about how China and India emit more carbon than the U.S.? Then point to the WHOLE story of the U.S.'s role in driving the climate crisis.


Your weekly backstage pass to go inside the climate movement and hear what the leaders of the movement are thinking and doing.

Senate Energy Committee Chair Joe Manchin has the power to regulate fossil fuels. So why is he allowed to own a coal company that pays him twice his Senate salary? Reporter Alex Kotch explains how Manchin is blocking climate progress.


The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

Pulling together these projects makes me believe that change is possible. ⁠ ⁠So many people coming together to fight for change. via @vonwong

A staff member at the California Department of Fish and Wildlife examines a sanderling coated in oil from a massive pipeline spill in Southern California. via Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP

Tar accumulates on the shore after an oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach, California. via Christian Monterrosa/EPA

Both king and chum salmon have dwindled to almost nothing and the state (Alaska) has banned salmon fishing on the Yukon. The remote communities that dot the river and live off its bounty are desperate and doubling down on moose and caribou hunts in the waning days of fall. via Nathan Howard


Here’s what it looks like when people show up, voices ring loud and leaders act for the sake of the planet.
MONUMENTAL WIN

Biden will restore two sprawling national monuments in Utah that have been at the center of a long-running public lands dispute.

YOU GO GOOGLE

Websites and Youtube creators that deny climate change will no longer be able to runs ads or earn advertising money from their content!

CAL STATE DIVESTS

California State University will divest its $5 billion funds from fossil fuels. It's the largest university system in the U.S. with 486,000 students.

GAS WON’T PASS

The Energy Star certification program, run by the EPA, will no longer label gas appliances as efficient energy options.

TRANSPORTATION INNOVATION

Countries are getting creative by exploring transportation beyond cars! Trams, cable cars and ferries are electrifying cities around the world.

MIDWEST IS BEST

Five Midwest states have joined together to form a coalition in an effort to make charging stations more accessible to EV drivers.

BIG BEN-EFITS

Here comes the sun. Britain has just pledged to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035.

SCOTLAND'S (RE)WILDIN' OUT

Scotland is going to bring half a million acres of highlands back to their natural state, so they'll suck more carbon from the atmosphere.

BABY GOT (HUMP)BACK

Swims so wild, swims so free! Humpbacks are coming back from decline in Alaska, storing large amounts of carbon as they go!


FOSSIL FUELS GET PAID
The IMF has reported that the fossil fuel industry receives $11 million in subsidies every minute. What does that mean?
LIGHTS OFF
Despite billions in tax benefits given to utility companies in Covid relief, millions of families experienced power shut-offs during the pandemic.
SURFER SPILL
The Huntington Beach oil spill is just the latest in a long and tragic line of environmental disasters. It is clear: there is no such thing as safe pipelines.
NO NAP TIME FOR BIG OIL
The fossil fuel industry has spent over 100 years pushing pro-oil and gas propaganda to elementary schools. How have they gotten away with that for so long?
TALK GREEN, ACT DIRTY
New analysis by DeSmog reveals that nearly two-thirds of social media posts from European fossil fuel companies are greenwashing, promoting a misleading image of their business models to the public.
WE CAN STILL STOP LINE 3
After a six-year legal battle, Canadian oil company Enbridge announced their Line 3 pipeline was completed. Activists say the fight isn’t over.
ELECTRIC EQUITY
Low-income households often spend a larger percentage of their income on energy costs. Biden's budget bill plans to make electricity more equitable.
NO SAFE HAVEN
An oil tanker is being held hostage by pirates right in a major shipping channel… and it holds four times the amount of oil as the Exxon Valdez.

Every week we highlight three climate campaigns having real impact. There are many more than 3, see many of them here.

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