BABY, IT'S HOT OUTSIDE

➩ Demand AIG insure our future, not our destruction
➩ Remind Biden of his campaign promises on climate — in front of his home
➩ Stop Line 3: the oil is flowing, but the fight isn’t over

This is our last edition of ITM.earth for this year. After launching in March, readership and momentum behind ITM.earth are exploding — and we have all of you to thank!

 


We wish you Happy Holidays and we’ll see you back in January! 

                              


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

STOP THE MONEY PIPELINE

AIG should be protecting the lives it insures, but instead it's investing in fossil fuels. DEMAND THEY DIVEST.

OCCUPY BIDEN

Activists will be gathering at President Biden’s home to demand climate action from Dec 25 to Jan 1. JOIN THE FIGHT!

FASHION DEFORESTATION

Your clothes could be causing Amazon deforestation. CALL ON BRANDS to stop using leather that causes ecosystem collapse.

#STOPLINE3

Oil is flowing through Line 3, but it's not over yet. BE A PART of the National Day of Action.

CLIMATE SCORE

USE THIS TOOL to learn where companies really stand on climate. Then put on the corporate pressure.


Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
DOING A GARBAGE JOB

A new report reveals the United States is the top source for plastic trash in the oceans.

RECORDS ARE ON FIRE

From Siberia to the U.S., wildfires emitted a record 1.76 billion tons of CO2 this year. That’s more than double Germany’s annual emissions.

WON’T DIE ON THIS REEF

The first global report on the world’s coral reefs paints a grim picture, but there are some silver linings.

UNDER THE SEA

What happens when a sinking city meets the effects of the climate crisis? Jakarta is finding out.

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This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
WINONA LADUKE is an Anishinaabe activist, author, and speaker working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy, and food systems. She is also the executive director of Honor The Earth.

Winona
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WINONA LADUKE is an Anishinaabe activist, author, and speaker working on issues of sustainable development, renewable energy, and food systems. She is also the executive director of Honor The Earth.
JUSTINE CALMA reports on the climate crisis across four continents with a focus on its disproportionate effects on people of color, Indigenous peoples, women, and immigrant communities.

Justine
Calma


JUSTINE CALMA reports on the climate crisis across four continents with a focus on its disproportionate effects on people of color, Indigenous peoples, women, and immigrant communities.
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.

Here’s what it looks like when people show up, voices ring loud and leaders act for the sake of the planet.
CANADON’T

A Canadian energy company has dropped its plans to build a gas pipeline in Oregon after being denied the proper permits. Activists who fought it for two decades are thrilled.

RIGHTS FOR NATURE

Ecuador’s high court just took mining protected land off the table in a landmark case that secured the constitutional rights of biodiverse rainforest.

CLIMATE WRAPPED

Atmos provides a powerful roundup of our ‘Wins for the Planet’ section. Here are 11 of the best climate victories that we celebrated this year.

THESE FISH ARE AMPED!

How hard is it to trick a fish? Not very! Playing the sound of healthy oceans can attract fish to destroyed habitats, helping rebuild ecosystems.

WHAT THEY REALLY REALLY WANT

We don’t want oil and gas, and apparently the workers don’t either. Over half of fossil fuel workers want to switch to renewables, and many want those jobs in the next 5 years.

THE ELECTRIC COAST

Washington and Oregon team up to set the West Coast standard for vehicle electrification.

DRIVE-INS TO PLUG-INS

The drive-in was a favorite American pastime, but maybe it won't remain a thing of the past. Drive-ins are now being electrified and modernized in a way that seems fitting in America.


The climate crisis in pictures. Our lens is global.

Save your space at our next Wild LIVE! @JulianHoffman, @saverimrose, @GwentLevels, @theginnerdave, Trish Evans, and @CraigBennett3 will be discussing how communities can take action for wildlife!

I am currently dangling from a tripod, blocking the entrance to @rbc, the 5th largest fossil fuel funder in the world because decades of politely asking banks to stop fueling climate change hasn’t worked.

Indigenous leaders on the frontline of the climate crisis are calling on the Science Museum to cancel its sponsorship deal with a company they say is responsible for widespread destruction in their homelands.


PLASTIC, IT’S WHAT’S FOR DINNER — This new Ocean Cleanup Project may be the answer to clean up the world’s biggest pile of ocean garbage. Here’s how. (NowThis Earth)

NO-TILL SOIL — Farmers are rethinking their tactics to protect their crops in climate… by doing less. (ABC News)

NET-WHAT — What does “net-zero” mean in terms of emissions? Almost zero! (Our Changing Climate)

PROTECT WILDLIFE — As droughts leave Africa’s water resources dried up, wildlife is dying at alarming rates. (BBC)

DROUGHT THEN FLOOD — In Kenya, an extensive drought has been followed by major flooding, and even livestock are feeling the ramifications.

A DIRTY RETIREMENT — A new report reveals pensions are the quiet culprits of climate chaos, with just 14 pensions investing nearly $82 billion in fossil fuels. (Climate Safe Pensions Network)


MASTERS OF INFLATION
As gas prices soared this year, the largest oil companies profits rose by $174 billion. Who is getting paid?
DRILL BACK BETTER?
Biden has approved more oil and gas drilling permits on public lands per month than Trump did in the first three years of his presidency. This is the opposite of what Biden campaigned on.
POINTING THE FINGER
Africa deals with the brunt of a climate crisis it did not create, but gets the blame for making climate change worse from the rest of the world. What’s going on?
AMAZON OF THE NORTH
Alabama’s largest utility plans to bury a heap of toxic coal in one of North America’s most biodiverse river systems. Pristine wetlands are at risk of contamination from toxic coal ash.
UGH, REALLY?
Corporate lobbying group ALEC has a new campaign against climate policy. It’s declaring war on what it calls “Critical Energy Theory.”
SACRED LAND
The lithium that is essential for EVs is rare in the U.S., but one of the world’s largest deposits does sit on Native land in Nevada. Read about the controversy.

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

The Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is the first grassroots, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to fighting global warming in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Gidim'ten Legal Defense Fund is once again needed to support Land Defenders and supporters facing charges, as well as the ongoing costs of camp for fighting Line 3.

Land to Learn is growing a movement for food justice and community wellness through garden-based education.