THE CLIMATE MOVEMENT
NEWSLETTER & ACTION TOOLKIT


GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE
This Friday Sept. 23rd, JOIN the global climate strike and DEMAND that governments provide Loss & Damage Finance to the communities most affected by the climate crisis, as promised in the Paris Climate Accord. #PeopleNotProfit
#STOPTHEDIRTYDEAL
The details of Manchin's side deal that would fast-track fossil fuel projects have now been introduced in a Senate bill. TELL YOUR REPS in Congress this bill can't advance and frontline communities can't be sacrificed.
#CLIMATEVOTER
Tell the world why you’re A CLIMATE VOTER, and inspire others to be the same! Post on social media with the hashtag #climatevoter to show your support.
GUARDING AGAINST VANGUARD
There’s an oil company encroaching upon indigenous territory in the Peruvian Amazon, and they are being propped up by asset manager Vanguard. Tell VANGUARD to STOP INVESTING in dangerous fossil fuel companies.
FUTURE FOOD
Want a sneak peak at the cooking ingredients that could weather a changing climate? Here are 8 surprising ones to ADD TO YOUR PLATE.

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This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
Activist and climate campaigner LAUREN MACDONALD fights against climate destruction is currently working to stop the development of the Jackdaw gas field.

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Activist and climate campaigner LAUREN MACDONALD fights against climate destruction is currently working to stop the development of the Jackdaw gas field.
Climate and Environmental Rights activist HILDA NAKABUYE works to bring climate justice to her country of Uganda.

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Climate and Environmental Rights activist HILDA NAKABUYE works to bring climate justice to her country of Uganda.
Activist and changemaker JULIEN VINCENT persuaded four large Australian banks and insurers to end financing for coal projects. His group, Market Forces, seeks to hold global companies doing the most damage to the climate accountable.

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Activist and changemaker JULIEN VINCENT persuaded four large Australian banks and insurers to end financing for coal projects. His group, Market Forces, seeks to hold global companies doing the most damage to the climate accountable.

The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

A massive storm battering Western Alaska brought floodwaters to the steps of the local school in Golovin on Saturday.

An aerial view of houses submerged by flooding in Kunitomi on the island of Kyushu

Cars drive Wednesday under a downed power pole in Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico.


We see Appalachia as beautiful forests, but a fracked gas company is trying to build a pipeline across it. Watch and help residents fight to protect their home. (The YEARS Project)

FUZZY WUZZY — When a fire destroyed his home, this baby bear clung to his hooman rescuer in gratitude… and broke our hearts open at the same time.  (@Omar_pets0 Twitter)

The climate bill is being celebrated, but did you know a giant dirty pipeline was part of the deal? It’s called the Mountain Valley Pipeline and Congress could make it easier to cut through Appalachia. (The YEARS Project)

HAULING WATER — Water is a basic human right. And though the Navajo Nation is the largest tribe in the U.S., many families lack running water. But the organization DigDeep is trying to change that. (McKenzie Allen-Charmley)

Crystal Mello fought for years against a fracked gas pipeline that would cut through her community.  Now Congress could decide the pipeline gets built despite overwhelming opposition. (The YEARS Project)

THE OILY YEARS — All the money you're saving for retirement isn't just sitting somewhere. It's used to invest in other things, some of which would shock you. (NIA Impact Capital)


Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
THE WINDS ARE CHANGING

Feel like the world is moving faster than ever? Global winds are actually slowing down and that could lead to weather disasters across the globe. See what is causing the global slowdown.

TIME BOMB

As bad as the current burning of fossil fuels is, what is even more concerning are oil reserves that corporations can’t wait to dig up. What would the world look like if we actually burned them all? It’s seven times worse than you think.

A PR DISASTER

Read this comprehensive F-list of all the PR agencies helping fossil fuel companies greenwash and mislead the public.

REFRESHING TECH

Centuries-old technology powered by the sun is now being considered as a way to purify water. And it would be way more cleaner and efficient than desalination plants currently powered by fossil fuels.

SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK

Brain-eating amoebas are usually rare, but with increasing temperatures they're now going beyond their native habitat. Beware when swimming in warm lakes and streams!

FOOD SECURITY

How do we grow food sustainably when the need for more keeps increasing? See what a community in Bali is doing to stay ahead of the problem.


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

Minneapolis has joined Los Angeles and Long Beach in adopting the goal of ‘Ship it Zero.’ It demands big maritime importers transition from dirty, bunker oil-powered ships to those using zero-emission technology. What would that even look like?

I HEART ELECTRIC PLANES

EV’s are no longer just for the highway! Air Canada ordered 30 electric airplanes in one of the first moves of its kind to kick off air travel by EV.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

Slashing oil use by over 90%, cutting air pollution by 60%, and accelerating the clean energy transition are just a few of the monumental measures in California’s sweeping new climate bill. Read more about it here.

SUNNY DAYS AHEAD

With fossil gas supplies low and energy bills high, the European Union is turning to solar and the results are impressive. Read what’s going on.

FARMERS WIN

As drought continues to make farming near impossible, new solutions have been found that help farmers do more with less. See the solutions here.

HISTORIC FAMINE

The worst famine of the 21st century is unfolding in the Horn of Africa, where 5 consecutive years of dry seasons has devastated the farming sector and left millions food-insecure. What can be done?

VAYA CON SOLAR

Much of Puerto Rico is still trying to get the lights back on after Hurricane Fiona dumped more than 30 inches of rain in the region. But there were notable exceptions. Those who relied on solar, backup batteries and microgrids.

JUSTICE FOR ALL?

Dr. Robert Bullard has been a champion of environmental justice his entire career. So when the White House pledged an unprecedented $60 billion to polluted communities, you'd think he'd be happy. So why is he still worried?

FALLING APART AT THE SEAMS

How can an industry that relies on overconsumption ever be sustainable? That’s the issue the fashion industry faces as their business model is linked more and more with climate change. Read about the situation here.

POLLUTERS MUST PAY

UN Secretary General Antonió Guterres said that “polluters must pay” in support of communities affected by climate change by urging for taxation and redistribution to put the onus back on polluting companies.

TYPHOON RAKES JAPAN

Typhoon Nanmadol killed at least four people and injured more than 100 others after making landfall in Japan on Sunday morning. The super typhoon destroyed homes, disrupted transport and prompted the evacuation of millions.

DIRTY SIDE DEAL

Senator Joe Manchin has introduced legislation that would fast-track fossil fuel projects like the Mountain Valley Pipeline through the federal permitting and environmental review process.

NOT SATIS-FACTORY

High energy prices are forcing European factories to cut production and furlough thousands of employees. Many factories may make the decision to shut down entirely as they are nearing the end of their energy contracts in October.

INDIGENOUS MEAN BUSINESS

The Amazon is being mined, drilled and deforested at an unprecedented rate. The Indigenous guardians of the rainforest have traveled all the way to NY to demand companies that profit from destruction, like Apple and Tesla, do something.

PASS ON MALPASS

David Malpass head of the World Bank. He's also just revealed himself to be a climate denier … in 2022! President Biden needs to make sure he’s out of a job.