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➩ Countries can’t get it together at COP, Congress can’t get past Manchin
➩ Environmental justice movement turns 30 as sacrifice zones get worse
➩ DIY activism: how you can push for divestment at your campus

Come Inside the Movement! Here you have everything you need to get plugged into the climate movement.

 

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.

AN ELECTRIC UNION

Want EVs to be union-made in the U.S.A.? TELL YOUR REPS in Congress to stand with union workers and their families

THE FEELING IS NOT MUTUAL

Activists spoofed Liberty Mutual by making ads exposing fossil fuel funding. SEND THE ADS to their team and demand they tell the truth.

A SACRED FIRE

Small actions shine bright. LIGHT A CANDLE in solidarity with Indigenous elders facing the climate crisis around the world. 

SCHOOL YOUR CAMPUS

SIGN UP to join students pushing for their campuses to divest from fossil fuels. A Collective Day of Action is November 12th.

GET THE KIDS OUT OF THE HOUSE

It’s 1.5°C or catastrophe. JOIN GRETA and other youth climate leaders at COP26 to demand immediate action to limit global warming.


WHY COP ISN'T WORKING — We are at COP number 26. World leaders have met for 26 years to hash out how to take action on climate. So then why are all countries still blowing past their commitments? Here’s why. (The YEARS Project)

CLIMATE CHANGE IS F***ING REAL — Not another celebrity talking about climate change! ...This one’s good though. Rainn Wilson heads to Greenland to figure it all out. (SoulPancake)

ROBCOP COP26 — Every day our social feeds are filled with ads from corporations who greenwash their role in the climate crisis.  Eco Bot is holding them accountable. Time to step out of the metaverse. (Eco-Bots)

#SLIPPERYSIX — Congress asked Big Oil execs to stop pouring money into misleading campaigns to thwart climate action. They couldn't do it. (C-SPAN)

OUT OF TIME — Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley gave a powerful speech at COP26 about the fate of her island nation if world leaders fail to take meaningful action on the climate crisis. (CCNTV)

CANCER ALLEY — We’ve all heard the term “Cancer Alley.”  What we don’t often hear are the stories of the black folk that live there. This illuminating short doc makes us understand what it means to fight for Home. (Stephen Curry)

CLIMATE CINEMA — It’s the greatest story rarely told. As Hollywood overlooks stories about the climate crisis, this UK film festival is taking a stand by only telling climate stories. Watch the trailer! (Climate Crisis Film Festival)

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This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
XAVIER CORTADA is a Cuban-American eco-artist and University of Miami professor who raises awareness about the climate crisis and other social issues through public installations.

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XAVIER CORTADA is a Cuban-American eco-artist and University of Miami professor who raises awareness about the climate crisis and other social issues through public installations.
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".
DYLAN HAMILTON is a 17-year-old climate justice and trans rights activist with Friday For Future Scotland. He has been organizing and participating in climate strikes every Friday for 142 weeks.

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DYLAN HAMILTON is a 17-year-old climate justice and trans rights activist with Friday For Future Scotland. He has been organizing and participating in climate strikes every Friday for 142 weeks.

Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
HUMAN SACRIFICE?!

Sacrifice zones are known as residential areas where people frequently breathe in air that is coated in toxic carcinogens. It’s no coincidence that they are found in low-income and minority neighborhoods.

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING IS BAD

A new survey shows many scientists who wrote the IPCC climate report doubt the rest of us will do what's necessary to address climate change. Will we let them be right?

LOBSTERS IN A POT

For 30 years, countries have gathered to talk about the threat of climate change, but with little to no action. And in that time, the world has warmed dramatically.

HOW IT STARTED | HOW IT’S GOING

The science you need to know about climate change, boiled down to 6 charts.

SHORT CIRCUIT

People of color are less able to afford electric vehicles resulting in a big environmental justice divide. Read what’s going on.

RELOCATED TO CLIMATE DOOM

Tribal nations now live on just 1% of their historical territory. And that 1% is much more vulnerable to climate change than where they used to live. An eye-opening analysis of environmental injustice.


The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

What a sight. Thousands and thousands of young people about to march through Glasgow calling for climate justice at #COP26 via @matthew1butcher

Overlooking the front entrance of #COP26 on Day 1. vis @johnfraher

Tilting Storm (2018), Tilting, Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada via Ella Morton

A Minister in Tuvalu, Simon Kofe today recorded a video statement for #COP26 via @achandftv

Impressions of one day outside of COP26. There are many art installations and hangout spaces that educate about different ideas, or workshops or creative sessions.


Here’s what it looks like when people show up, voices ring loud and leaders act for the sake of the planet.
GO BIG AND STAY HOME

More than 20 countries have promised to end international financing for fossil fuel projects at COP26.

ANY WAY THE WIND BLOWS...IS PRETTY HELPFUL

The US Department of Interior is ready to expand its wind footprint with the launch of several new large scale wind energy projects.

NEW METHANE RULES

This invisible gas may not be haunting us for too much longer. The Biden administration is proposing stricter regulations to reduce leaks of methane from oil and gas operations.

WOMEN-LED SOLUTIONS

Bangladesh is bearing the brunt of the climate crisis, even though it didn't cause it. These Bangladeshi women are providing solutions anyway.

FLY LIKE PAPER GET HIGH LIKE (ELECTRIC) PLANES

U.S. startup, Wright Electric, says it's all electric 100-passenger plane will be ready for travel by 2027. Woah!

KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE COAL

Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg wants to close a quarter of the world’s largest coal plants by 2025. See how he plans on getting it done!

I LIKE TURTLES

Ecuador, Panama, Colombia, and Costa Rica will establish a 200,000 square-mile fishing-free marine corridor to preserve the area’s biodiversity.

FUNDS TO FIGHT FOR THE FORESTS

Indigenous people are being recognized for their role in safeguarding the planet, and wealthy countries are backing them with billions to keep on doing it.


UNFRIEND FACEBOOK
Facebook has long been criticized for spreading misinformation on climate change and these leaked documents show how our worst fears were correct.
I OBJECT!
The U.S. Supreme Court could soon make it harder for the EPA to limit greenhouse gas pollution and transition away from fossil fuels.
DOING ABSOLUTELY “ZERO”
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that his country is willing to be net zero by 2070, far off from even the most modest climate goals.
OH NO OSHA
These migrant workers from Latin America follow destructive hurricanes and wildfires to help disaster recovery efforts, but their safety hasn’t been a priority.
THE LITTLE BLOG THAT COULD
The Desmog Blog has been doing remarkable journalism exposing big corporations and their ties to climate pollution. Read how.
STRUCTURAL SILENCE
Leaders and activists from the Global South have a huge stake in addressing the climate crisis. But disparities are excluding them from COP26 talks.
THREE DECADES OF JUSTICE
Thirty years ago, this pivotal event kickstarted the environmental justice movement in the U.S. Long-time advocates share what has changed and what hasn’t.
HOW TO MAKE THE SUN RISE
Sunrise movement leader Varshini Prakash believes in working inside and outside the system to make progress towards a Green New Deal. Here's why.

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

The Global Center for Climate Justice is a nonprofit multidisciplinary research and networking think tank dedicated to advancing a more transformative politics that addresses the root causes of the climate crisis and social injustices of all kinds.

Stand is an advocacy organization that brings people together to demand that corporations and governments put people and the environment first.

American Forests creates healthy and resilient forests, from cities to large natural landscapes, that deliver essential benefits for climate, people, water and wildlife. We advance our mission through forestry innovation, place-based partnerships to plant and restore forests, and movement building.