In memory of Tortuguita

Murdered by police while defending the forest

Last week, Manuel “Tortuguita” Páez Terán, was murdered by police while occupying a stretch of the Weelaunee Forest in Atlanta. They were there to stop “Cop City” a massive, privately funded, police training and militarization compound.   That same night, after murdering a peaceful forest defender, police arrested other comrades and charged them with domestic terrorism. Other activists and allies have been arrested …

Joye Braun day of action at the white house Jan 19 2023

Spark Joy(e) Extinguish Fossil Fuels – a beautiful day to honor a beautiful soul

Late Friday night we wrapped up the amazing Spark Joy(e), Extinguish Fossil Fuels day of action. If you missed the earlier posts and emails, this was to honor Joye Braun, a true warrior for climate justice and a force of nature who died late last year. In her honor, hundreds of people rallied in dozens …

A group holds a stop Manchin's FERC banner outside the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Stop Manchin’s FERC – a report-back and a new report

Quick message in solidarity and action with our fierce allies at Beyond Extreme Energy – I joined BXE today at an action targeting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) monthly meeting – the first since Democratic Chair Richard Glick was ousted by Joe Manchin late last year. I didn’t think much of Glick, as I’ve …

Ban Trump and all fossil fueled fascists under the 14th amendment

This January 6, ban fossil fueled fascists from the ballot.

Today is the second anniversary of the January 6 attempted coup, and things are very different .Last year, on the one year anniversary, we asked you to support Cori Bush’s resolution calling for insurrectionists to be expelled from Congress.  Today, those same members — including but not limited to Lauren Boebert of Colorado, Andy Biggs …

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2 victories, 6 charts, 1 map, and a whole lot of pictures

Welcome to our annual charts and graphs summary — Where we try and present some data at the end of the year in a fun and easy to digest fashion. As in past years we’re including a slide deck and a video of this for the visually inclined. But if you’re a reader/writer type, scroll …

Gear up and take action with new shirts, hoodies and more in our store!

Gear up in our new store to celebrate the solstice and our work!

Today is the winter solstice – meaning that from now until next summer, the days will only get warmer, longer, and sunnier. It’s fitting that the solstice comes just after we got word that Manchin’s dirty deal has been defeated a fourth (and we hope, final) time this year! Senate negotiators announced early Tuesday that …

We won!

We Win! Thanks again for calling to stop Manchin’s Zombie dirty deal

December 15 update – We won, again! For an unprecedented third time, Manchin’s zombie dirty deal has been defeated. It failed on the Senate floor, 47-47, with 60 votes needed for passage. This is yet another huge victory for frontline communities — especially those fighting the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) — and climate justice warriors …

pass the EJ for All Act

The best way to kill a dirty deal is with environmental justice for all

All month, we’ve been rallying you to kill Manchin’s zombie dirty deal again and again. And it’s essential that we keep doing that work to protect our climate and communities. But there’s a better way to stop pollution and extraction, especially in our most marginalized communities. The better way is called the Environmental Justice for …