PASS THE YAMS AND BUILD BACK BETTER

➩ The Senate needs to feel the heat: pass the Build Back Better Act
➩ Biden protects Chaco canyon while opening the Gulf of Mexico to oil & gas
➩ It’s time for Congress to address the plastic pollution crisis

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

STAND UP, SENATORS

Conservative Democrats need to feel the heat in the Senate! TELL YOUR SENATOR to pass the Build Back Better Act.

CHOOSE EARTH

Brazil’s Indigenous leaders are putting their lives on the line to protect vital rainforests. SUPPORT THEM in their fight.

NOT FANTASTIC

DEMAND that Congress address the plastic crisis and stop big polluters from destroying our air, oceans, climate and health.

NATIVE LAND

As Thanksgiving approaches, USE THIS TOOL to find the land you’re living on, and which Indigenous Peoples it once belonged to.

THIRD ACT

Climate activism isn’t just for the youth. If you’re over 60 and want to GET INVOLVED, here’s your Third Act.


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

CONGRESS'S CLIMATE DEJA VU — Author CHRISTOPHER LEONARD explains how the Koch brothers’ dirty fossil fuel money helped kill a popular climate bill Congress considered more than a decade ago. Their tactics are still in use today against the Build Back Better Act.


DON’T LOOK UP — This is the most accurate climate change movie of all time. (Don’t Look Up Movie)

NO TRESPASSING — Be a fly on the wall as these Wet'suwet'en warriors in Canada are confronted by employees of a methane gas company wanting to build a pipeline across Native land. (Gidimt’en Checkpoint)

HOT AIR — Do the residents of Glasgow care more about climate change than the world leaders who gathered there for COP26? See what they have to say. (TeePee Films)

ARNOLD GOES ‘COMMANDO’ — Actor and former governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger has an important message for leaders and anyone else interested in climate action and the recent COP26 gathering. (ATTN:)

NINA SPEAKS THE TRUTH — Indigenous activist Nina Gualinga is from a leading matriarchal family in Ecuador. Listen to her rousing explainer of how they are suffering from oil industry violence. (Nina Gualinga)

MUTUALLY DESTRUCTIVE — Liberty Mutual is a top insurer of fossil fuel projects, but you wouldn’t know that from its ads. Unless you’re in Boston, that is. (Rainforest Action Network)

THAT’S SOOO META — Tech billionaires love an imagined world of their own making. But Icelanders know the real thing is even more incredible. (Inspired by Iceland)

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This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
ISAIAS HERNANDEZ is an Environmental Educator and creator of QueerBrownVegan. He creates introductory educational content to provide a safe space for like-minded environmentalists and advance the discourse around the climate crisis.

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ISAIAS HERNANDEZ is an Environmental Educator and creator of QueerBrownVegan. He creates introductory educational content to provide a safe space for like-minded environmentalists and advance the discourse around the climate crisis.
CASEY HARRELL is the founder of Blackrock’s Big Problem. He is fighting to hold the world’s largest asset manager accountable for investing in climate chaos and battling ALS at the same time.

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CASEY HARRELL is the founder of Blackrock’s Big Problem. He is fighting to hold the world’s largest asset manager accountable for investing in climate chaos and battling ALS at the same time.
VANESSA NAKATE is a Ugandan climate activist with Fridays For Future and the founder of Africa’s Rise Up Movement. She spearheaded the Save Congo Rainforest campaign and is the author of "A Bigger Picture".

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VANESSA NAKATE is a Ugandan climate activist with Fridays For Future and the founder of Africa’s Rise Up Movement. She spearheaded the Save Congo Rainforest campaign and is the author of "A Bigger Picture".

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

Compare carbon emissions by country with this fascinating chart, and know who’s really emitting what.

SMALLER SONGBIRDS

Scientists in the Amazon have been studying birds for the last 40 years, but recently they’ve noticed something bizarre: The birds are shrinking. Is climate the culprit?

SPACE... THE CLIMATE FRONTIER

Seeing the Earth from space was a big deal in human history. Now, seeing how the earth is changing from space because of a hotter climate is an even bigger deal.

RAIN (DE)FORESTATION

Recent data shows that the Amazon Rainforest is experiencing deforestation at its highest rate since 2006. The Indigenous peoples living there are losing forest, and fast.

HERE COMES THE SUN

A vast majority of Americans actually do want wind and solar! Here are the stats and some Senators who’ve stopped relying on dirty fossil fuels.

HAPPILY ‘EV’ER AFTER?

Global electric vehicle sales have risen 80% this year, but can we keep up the pace?


The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., fist-bumps a person wearing a Build Back Better Bill” costume on the House steps as she arrives for votes on the legislation Friday morning. via Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

A water protector just scaled part of a skyscraper by the JPMorgan Chase World HQ in Times Square. Since 2016, Chase has spent over $317 billion to finance fossil fuel projects, including Line 3. The people are now rising to resist them. via ResistLine3

We knew my brother and sister-in-law were being threatened for defending the environment – but we never imagined they’d actually be killed. via Thom Flint | CAFOD

Flood waters cover Highway 1 in Abbotsford, B.C., on Nov. 16. via Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press


Here’s what it looks like when people show up, voices ring loud and leaders act for the sake of the planet.
DRILL NO MORE

The Biden Administration is pushing a two decade-long ban on drilling in proximity to Chaco Canyon, a sacred Indigenous site recognized by UNESCO. Too bad the bar is rather low.

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL TREE UNIT

For the first time, scientists have used tree DNA to successfully prosecute a maple tree poacher behind an illegal logging operation in Olympia National Forest.

JUSTICE FOR FLINT

Pollution led to the Flint water disaster. Nearly a decade later, in a win for environmental justice, residents have received a $626M settlement.

CUT SMOG, SAVE LIVES

After years of delays, Southern California’s new smog regulation is expected to prevent 400 premature deaths over the next 15 years.

FROM TOILET TO TAP

As the climate crisis drives drought and water scarcity, San Diego and other cities are developing technologies to deliver purified wastewater to residents’ taps.

AN ODD COUPLE ALLIANCE

Costa Rica and Denmark are teaming up to create an anti-fossil fuel alliance. Who else is joining in?

ROOF! THERE IT IS!

You’ve never seen a roof like this one! Google’s new innovative solar rooftop could pave the way for other businesses to take up renewable solutions.


CLIMATE PREEMIES
Mounting evidence suggests that air pollution from burning fossil fuels is driving preterm births, especially for Black Women. Michelle Butler almost lost both her babies after they were born early.
COME AGAIN, EDELMAN?
The world’s largest PR firm, Edelman, refuses to cut ties with their oil clients. Instead they proposed just a few new changes to their business practices. Is it enough?
OFFSHORE SELL OUT
The U.S. has begun auctioning off 80 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas drilling leases just after COP26 climate talks in Scotland came to a close. Thanks, Mr. President!
FIRST NATION BURDENS
After a battle to get access to secretive data, the First Nations people in Ontario find cancer-causing air pollutants are up to 44 times worse on their land than they thought.
VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
In West Bengal and Bangladesh, sex traffickers are taking advantage of climate refugees to trap more girls and women.
RIGHT TO DO NOTHING
The decision on how to spend Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan lands largely on state governments. And that's the problem, especially for environmental justice efforts.
PROTECT THE PROTECTORS
A Mexican environmental campaigner is missing after a brutal attack on villagers defending their land against illegal logging. Last year, there were 65 attacks on environmentalists and 18 were murdered.

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

Blockade Australia coordinates mobilizations at economic bottlenecks and centers of political power. By utilizing direct action in this way, Blockade Australia builds grassroots power focused on opposing the colonial and extractive systems of Australia as a whole.

Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit, working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households. Through accurate, accessible, and actionable data and storytelling tools that power smart, inclusive advocacy and market-transforming partnerships, Rewiring America aims to achieve national emissions goals, improve our health, lower monthly bills, and create millions of clean energy jobs.

The Gidimt'en Checkpoint controls access to Cas Yikh House territory within the larger Gidimt'en clan territory in British Columbia. Gidimt'en is one of five clans of the Wet'suwet'en Nation. Wet'suwet'en Hereditary Chiefs have been standing firmly against the Coastal GasLink pipeline, and most recently, physically blocking access to their land. No pipelines on stolen land!