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    Activists Protest Against Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

    Activists Protest Against Line 3 as Enbridge Accelerates Pipeline Construction

    By Jake Johnson Thousands of people from across the nation traveled to northern Minnesota this past weekend to join Indigenous leaders in what organizers described as the “largest resistance yet” to Line 3, an Enbridge-owned tar sands pipeline whose construction has accelerated in recent days as opponents warn the project poses a threat to waterways […]

    Climate Action Starts in Your Own Hometown

    Climate Action Starts in Your Own Hometown

    By Jenny Shalant If you’re new to hometown activism, now is the time to get a few pointers. To start, recognize that no matter how small they seem, local actions matter. Remember the famous words of Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the […]

    The Gen Z Climate Activists Going Viral on TikTok

    The Gen Z Climate Activists Going Viral on TikTok

    By Claire Wiley In March, Carissa Cabrera posted a video of severe flooding near her home in Hawaii to TikTok in response to a comment on her profile reading “climate change is not real.” Over footage of a swollen river and cars navigating badly flooded roads, a voiceover says: “This isn’t global warming. This isn’t […]

    UK Police Arrest Extinction Rebellion Cofounder Gail Bradbrook

    UK Police Arrest Extinction Rebellion Cofounder Gail Bradbrook

    By Richard Connor A spokeswoman for the Extinction Rebellion group on Tuesday said one of its cofounders had been arrested by officers from London’s Metropolitan Police. The group, whose stated aim is to use nonviolent protest to force government action on climate change, has staged numerous high-profile protests in the UK, US and other developed […]

    California’s New Fossil Fuel Pledge Is Still a ‘Half-Measure,’ Say Climate Advocates

    California’s New Fossil Fuel Pledge Is Still a ‘Half-Measure,’ Say Climate Advocates

    By Kenny Stancil Climate campaigners on Friday cautiously applauded California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s moves to cut off new hydraulic fracturing permits by 2024 and evaluate phasing out oil production by 2045, while also stressing that the timeline still needs to be accelerated. The embattled Democratic governor of the world’s fifth-largest economy directed the state Department […]

    3 New Films to Watch This Earth Week

    3 New Films to Watch This Earth Week

    Next week marks the second Earth Day of the coronavirus pandemic. While a year of lockdowns and travel restrictions has limited our ability to explore the natural world and gather with others for its defense, it is still possible to experience the wonder and inspiration from the safety of your home. Here are three new […]