JUST LOOK UP

➩ Start the year off right and purge your 401k of fossil fuels
➩ Help pipeline activists get the legal support they deserve
➩ Join youth activists as they march in the streets in 2022

ITM is back and we’re here to help you start your year of activism! Our goal this year is to support the movement by spreading the word on over 1 million actions.

 

Let’s get started.

 

                       


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

SO LONG, FOSSIL FUELS

Members of Congress are trying to defund fossil fuels by 2030. Find out what’s going on and HOW YOU CAN HELP.

LIKE JUSTICE FOR WATER

Activists defending their right to clean water are facing criminal charges. SIGN THE PETITION for charges to be dropped.

FOSSIL-FREE 401(K)

Your life may be green but your retirement likely isn’t. EMAIL HR to take the fossils out of your 401K. 

WHAT FRIDAYS ARE FOR

Join Fridays for Future to TAKE ACTION for the planet, and find the closest strike to you!

NEW YEAR, NEW(ISH) PLANET

Some of the best sustainable actions you can take are right from your home. SEE THESE FOUR intentions to set this new year.

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This is the spotlight for the heroes doing the most urgent work on climate.
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.
PATIENCE NABUKALU is a young climate activist. She supports Fridays for Future and is fighting against Wetland Degradation and plastic pollution.

Patience
Nabukalu


PATIENCE NABUKALU is a young climate activist. She supports Fridays for Future and is fighting against Wetland Degradation and plastic pollution.
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
LaDuke


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.

OH HONEY! — The decline of honeybee populations has been alarming. But what if we’ve been worrying about the wrong kind of bees? (Deutsche Welle)

UP UP AND AWAY! — Everyone wants to keep traveling, but not by increasing their carbon footprint. Engineers are figuring out how to make pollution-free travel possible with electric planes. (BETA Aircraft)

BLACK SUMMER — Two years ago, Australia’s summer fires stunned the world. This documentary goes inside how it happened. (Amazon Prime)

THE 4TH ARM OF GOVERNMENT — When black communities can’t rely on political justice, they lean on social organizing. Follow this seasoned activist tackle environmental racism after Trump. (Climate Advocacy Lab)

#JUST LOOK UP — Hear from the cast of the Netflix smash Don't Look Up about why the dark comedic approach to telling the climate story resonated with them and should resonate with you. (Netflix)


Here’s what it looks like when people show up, voices ring loud and leaders act for the sake of the planet.
WARNING: THIS CAR WILL KILL THE PLANET

France will now require carmakers to add a disclaimer on energy use to their advertising. The idea is that, like with cigarettes, consumers will think twice before buying them.

A MAMMOTH SIZED SOLAR FARM

One of the most coal-friendly states in the country will now host the largest solar farm in the U.S. How did that happen?

BUILT CLIMATE TOUGH

Ford announced a massive increase of its planned production capacity of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck and will convert the 200,000 orders it has already into deliveries next year.

TEN NATIONS, ONE OCEAN

Ten nations in the Indian Ocean have joined together under the Great Blue Wall to create and enforce a system of marine conservation areas.

SHIPS TURN STARBOARD

The supply chain may be broken in many ways, but here's one bright spot. Wind-powered towing such as kites and sails are expected to double this year, helping to reduce cargo ships' emissions from dirty fuels.


Climate science can be overwhelming. Here’s your easy-to-share highlight reel.
WHAT’S THE DAMAGE?

2021 was a record setting year for climate disasters. And in the last 5 years, they cost the U.S. three quarters of a trillion dollars and thousands of lives. Check out this chart to see just where these disasters occurred and what their price tag was.

PHEW, U.S. EMISSIONS

Even after a small pandemic dip, U.S. emissions have soared as the economy picked back up in 2021.

WE DID START THE FIRE

Scientists at one of the most powerful air monitoring stations in the world found that global wildfires in 2021 produced the highest estimated emissions ever recorded for multiple regions around the globe.

A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE

If wildfires can rage year round, how will that impact our health? Frontline explores the implications and it isn’t pretty.

A TREE-T FOR SCIENTISTS

What can forests tell us about the future of the climate crisis? Scientists are using isolated patches of forests in the U.S. and Canada to find out. Read about their theory.

THE HOTTEST ITEM

Silicon is so last year. 2022 is already proving to be the year of perovskite, a material that can be used in solar cells and has the potential to change the way we think about solar.


HOLLYWOOD TAKES ON CLIMATE DENIAL
What Netflix’s Don’t Look Up has to say about ubiquitous climate denial myths.
TOTALLY RADICAL, DUDE
The time for action is now! Learn about the innovative organizations pushing Biden on climate change.
I’M NOT LOVING IT
Chain restaurants are a big contributor to climate change, but they don’t need to be. See what can be done besides just greenwashing!
FIRES BIGGER AND BOULDER THAN EVER
As wildfires once again ripped through Boulder, CO the city is reminded why they tried to sue Exxon for their role in the climate crisis. See where that case stands.
CLOTHES MINDED? NOT NEW YORK
If the Fashion Act bill is passed, it will make New York the first state to scrutinize the fashion industry’s role in climate change through legislation.
COAL HEIST
Sen. Joe Manchin earns millions by keeping coal plants in West Virginia up and running.
EPA PLAYS DIRTY
The Biden Administration’s decision to not reenact Obama’s Clean Power Plan throws the EPA’s authority to decarbonize the environment into question, leading to a tumultuous Supreme Court case.