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Break Free DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The Break Free movement swept Washington, D.C. over the weekend, over 1,300 activists gathered outside the White House on Sunday to demand an end to fossil fuels. Led by frontline community members, people marched in Washington, D.C., to call on President Barack Obama to end all offshore drilling. Outside the White House, in Lafayette square, we heard from […]
New Lease On life Gulf action

Yesterday was a turning point in our movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground. For the first time ever, we shut down a BOEM event related to the auction of fossil fuels on public lands – in this case under the Gulf of Mexico – and sent a powerful message to the Obama administration and Big Oil companies everywhere that to stop […]
stop oil trains weeks of action

Today is the last day of our Stop Oil Trains Week of Action – and it’s been extraordinary. We started last Saturday July 4 with a beautiful and somber march in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, to launch the week. That was followed on Monday by an event where four Bay Area activists were arrested attempting to hang a 2400sq ft “stop oil trains […]
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Every day a bomb is rolling through America. It shudders past schools. It clatters by parks and wildlife. It’s a bomb on rails, and we’ve seen what happens when it explodes: Two years ago a bomb train killed 47 people in a small town in Canada. Only luck has prevented the same thing from happening here in America – where bomb […]
Kick Koch off the board

Demonstrators braved the heat wave to send a clear message to the Smithsonian: cut all ties to fossil fuels. We delivered 430,000 petition signatures calling on the museum to kick oil mogul David Koch off its board, and to fire Willie Soon, a staff scientist who took $1.25 million from the Koch brothers, ExxonMobil Corporation and other fossil fuel interest […]
interfaith-FERCus

Almost a hundred people — many taking action for the first time —  blocked the entrances to FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, on First St. NE in Washington, DC, early this morning. Five were arrested when they refused to leave the side entrance to the building. FERC approves nearly every permit that comes before it for interstate gas pipelines, compressor stations, gas […]
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More than a dozen of our allies from Cove Point Maryland and other frontline communities disrupted the monthly Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) commissioners’ meeting on Thursday. They were there to deliver more than 20,000 messages from Environmental Action members and other allies calling on FERC to shut down the construction of a massive fracked gas export terminal at Cove […]
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I spent election week in Washington DC with the folks from the Beyond Extreme Energy actions. Many of these brave climate warriors walked thousands of miles across the country to deliver a message that it's time to end fracking and all other extreme forms of energy extraction that are damaging our climate. #fercdoesntwork Tweets For five days last week these activists […]
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You have to see it to believe it. A giant Carbon bubble, a polar bear and 1,000 people led by took over Wall Street  to demonstrate that unchecked Capitalism (at least the fossil-fueled kind) is destroying our climate. Some friends of ours came up with a  great idea – Visionary writer Naomi Klein has been blowing a lot of our minds […]