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'We're Not Stopping': Weeklong D.C. Climate Protests End With 650+ Arrests, Vows to Fight On

"There is no other planet to escape to. Water is life... They need to listen to the youth. They need to hear us speak our cries."

Brett Wilkins ·


'Biden, Can You Hear Us Now?' Ask Indigenous Leaders Amid Arrests at Fossil Fuel Protest

One activist had a message for the president: "If you're claiming to be a leader for our climate crisis... then you need to start living up to your word."

Brett Wilkins ·


In 'Historic' Vote, UN Human Rights Council Recognizes Right to Clean Environment

"A victory for every person across the world over profiteering polluters."

Jake Johnson ·


To Avert 'Uncontrollable Climate Chaos,' Scientists Tell Biden to Stop Backing Fossil Fuels

"When scientists across the U.S. are imploring the president to get the country off fossil fuels, it's time to listen."

Andrea Germanos ·


Climate Critics Warn Joe Manchin 'Holding a Gun to the Planet's Head'

Don't be fooled, warned Bill McKibben, the Democrat from West Virginia is "doing the work of the fossil fuel industry."

Brett Wilkins ·


Hundreds of Thousands Take to Streets Worldwide for 'Uproot the System' Climate Strikes

"The climate crisis has not disappeared," said Swedish activist Greta Thunberg. "It's the opposite—it's even more urgent now than it was before."

Jake Johnson ·


40+ NYC Activists Arrested for Protests Against Banks Fueling Climate Emergency

"We're sending a message loud and clear that the little action that politicians and greenwashing CEOs have taken so far does not begin to deal with the magnitude of this crisis."

Jessica Corbett ·


Climate Inaction Has Left Majority of Young People Believing Humanity Is 'Doomed'

International survey reveals 'shocking' rise of eco-anxiety and hopelessness. "If this isn't a wake up call for world leaders, what is?"

Julia Conley ·


Environmental Threats Rapidly Becoming 'Single Greatest Challenge to Human Rights': UN

The planetary crisis is "impacting a broad range of rights, including the rights to adequate food, water, education, housing, health, development, and even life itself," said the U.N.'s top rights expert.

Julia Conley ·


As Biden Tours Ida Damage, Protesters Demand End to Fossil Fuels

"It's time President Biden doubled down on his campaign commitments to end our reliance on fossil fuels by stopping the leasing of public lands for fossil fuel extraction and halting the construction of fossil fuel infrastructure projects."

Jessica Corbett ·

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