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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.

PEOPLE VS. FOSSIL FUELS

JOIN THOUSANDS in Washington, D.C. from October 11th to 15th to demand President Biden choose people or fossil Fuels.

BLACK ROCK’S BIG PROBLEM

DEMAND INVESTORS like Blackrock, Vanguard, and State Street stop funding deforestation and vote P&G board member Angela Braly OUT.

DEFUND FORMOSA

There are plans underway to build the largest plastics plant in Louisiana. JOIN LOCAL LEADERS in their fight to stop it!

BACK TO SCHOOL!

The School of Climate Change offers a nine-week ‘Climate 101’ taught by Oxford Academics. SIGN UP to get schooled!

REQUIRED READING

INVEST IN Indigenous power by diving into the NDN Collective’s brand new book on equitable, meaningful solutions to climate change.

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WALKING ON SUNRISE — This past summer, two groups of climate activists from opposite sides of the nation walked hundreds of miles across the country to protest climate change. Watch their journey here. (Sunrise Movement)

PUMP IT UP! — As temperatures continue to increase so do innovations in air conditioning. Hear about a new technology that can revolutionize the HVAC industry — the electric heat pump. (Vox)

I’M THE (DATA) MAP — Young residents in California describe their experience living near polluting industries. This new tool confirms what they've been living through. (Now This)

CAN “YOU” FIX CLIMATE CHANGE — Do you think it’s your job to fix climate change? See how corporations and their lobbying groups have tried to warp your perspective so they can keep polluting. (Kurzgesagt)

TORTURE TACTICS — Enbridge is paying the police to suppress peaceful protests at Line 3. Their violent tactics have even left some water protectors crippled. (Perfect Union)

TEEN TITANS GO! — The planet’s future is in the hands of the next generation. Youth Unstoppable is a documentary tracing the rise of the climate movement, told by kids for kids. (Youth Unstoppable)


This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
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.
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.
EBONY TWILLEY MARTIN is the new Co-Executive Director of Greenpeace USA. She is also the first Black woman executive director of a Big Green legacy environmental organization in the U.S.

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EBONY TWILLEY MARTIN is the new Co-Executive Director of Greenpeace USA. She is also the first Black woman executive director of a Big Green legacy environmental organization in the U.S.

Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH

Residents of the western U.S. are breathing in toxic smoke every time a wildfire blazes. But the number of dangerous air days has risen dramatically. In one city, the increase was 400%.

TIME KEEPS ON SLIPPING

It’s no secret that global temperatures are rising. But visual representations are key to understanding the severity. Here’s a new way to look at them.

REALLY REALLY WORRIED

70% of Americans are now very worried or somewhat worried about global warming, an all-time record and a dramatic shift in just the last six months.

SORRY, KIDS

Today’s youth are more likely to face a climate catastrophe than previous generations. What can be done about it?

IDA'S TRAIL OF OIL

After Hurricane Ida rolled through, NASA found 55 oil spills off the Louisiana coast. If oil companies can’t protect their products during a hurricane, what are they doing in the Gulf of Mexico?

INVISIBLE KILLER

Scientists estimate pollution causes 7 million premature deaths every year, prompting the WHO to revise its guidelines for the first time in 15 years. Here's the impact that could have.


The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

In just a few days, tar sands oil will begin flowing through the Line 3 pipeline. We will never stop the climate crisis if we do not stop our addiction to fossil fuels and begin respecting Indigenous sovereignty.

Just a snapshot of the damage from #HurricaneIda that residents of St. Charles and St. James Parishes in Louisiana are still dealing with.

Dry places become drier and wet places wetter. Countless ecosystems will die while the rising oceans swallow coasts and the cities we build on them. ⁠ So why don’t we just like… prevent all of that? Well, it’s complicated.⁠


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

Following a student led campaign, the University of Minnesota, the largest university in the state, plans to divest from fossil fuel corporations. Go Gophers!

ACTIVISTS ASSEMBLE!

On September 24th, 800,000 young activists around the world took to the streets once again to #UprootTheSystem and make their climate action demands clear.

GET OUTTA HEEEEERE!

New Jersey has denied environmental permits to the PennEast natural gas pipeline, shutting down all plans to run the pipeline through NJ.

THAT AIN’T RENEWABLE, THIS IS RENEWABLE!

Rooftop solar makes up nearly 85% of total energy demand in Southern Australia. The state expects to generate 100% of its energy from renewables by the spring.

EV IS THE NEW SUV

Ford Motors has partnered with an energy production company to invest over $11B in four new electric vehicle factories and create thousands of jobs.

A CONCRETE RULING

Cement manufacturing has a notoriously high carbon footprint. California just became the first state to pass a law requiring a reduction in carbon pollution from cement.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

California governor Gavin Newsom signs a $15 billion climate package to address the impacts of wildfires and drought in the state.

DENMARK MY WORDS!

The world’s largest wind turbine is being built in Denmark. It will generate enough power for nearly 20,000 homes.


TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Habitat destruction and climate change have cemented the loss of 22 species that scientists have been trying to save for decades.
BAD APPLE?
Apple claims to care about climate action, but it’s part of a group that’s running a massive campaign to defeat the reconciliation package and a clean energy standard.
F(OILED) AGAIN!
Why would taxpayers pay for oil wells abandoned by corporations? They shouldn't, but they are. Read why.
FAKE NEWS
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has privately acknowledged climate change since 2006, but his other networks, like Fox News, have been allowed to spew climate skepticism and climate denialism.
DON’T BANK ON IT
The youth climate justice movement is looking to force big banks to cut their ties to the fossil fuel industry. But they need more support.
WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON?
The Arizona Democrat, whose vote is crucial for Biden’s climate plans, IS refusing to support the Democrats’ $3.5 trillion package.
STRESSED OUT
The New York Federal Reserve has developed a ‘climate stress test’ to figure out which financial institutions can actually afford a major disaster. Read about this new method.
UNDERWATER
Living on America's coastline is getting more expensive — a LOT more expensive for some. See how new flood insurance rates are about to reflect real climate risk of living on the coast.

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

The Green New Deal Resource Hub supports coalitions across the country in the once-in-a-generation fight against climate change. It gathers information to support local efforts and elevate bold solutions for transformative climate justice.

NDN Collective is an Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. Through organizing, activism, philanthropy, grantmaking, capacity-building and narrative change, we are creating sustainable solutions on Indigenous terms.

Labor Network For Sustainability works with trade unions, worker centers and labor support organizations to advance a climate action program that will help the labor movement be a leading force for a just transition to a climate safe and equitable economy.