The names and addresses of the people who made Hurricane Ida worse

On the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, another climate-fueled superstorm — Ida — hit the Louisiana coast just outside New Orleans. It’s one of the strongest storms in recorded history, but it wont be the last. While those with the means are escaping, those without in New Orleans, especially poor, black, brown and indigenous …

Break Up Big Tech!

Big Tech is wrecking the climate, and your newsfeed

False claims about the climate crisis – like that climate change is a hoax – are spreading rapidly across social media. But big tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google are still resisting the call from politicians and the public to constrain their power to shape the public narrative on everything from climate change to …

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Convict, Expel, stop Trump and his enablers

Trump’s second impeachment trial in the Senate continues today, with House Impeachment managers expected to wrap up their presentation. In a crucial, early, vote six Republicans joined all 50 Democrats in voting that the trial is constitutional and should proceed. We’ve got just a few more days to convince 17 Republicans to join all 50 …

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How to stop a coup

I’ve been struggling to pull myself away from the news and twitter to talk about the coup attempt this week. As someone who’s planned and participated in dozens of events and actions at the Capitol – many where we peacefully and non-violently risked arrest and were met with a substantially larger, armed, and violent response …

Hurricane Laura from space as it made landfall in Louisiana

Laura, Katrina & a chemical fire: Katrina 15 anniversary

Tomorrow marks Katrina 15, a decade and a half of ongoing recovery from Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf South. And just as organizers were gathering to mourn, remember, rally and act together – Hurricane Laura slammed into the petrochemical hub West of New Orleans. Today, thousands are without access to power, or clean water and …

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IMPEACH!

198 methods was born out of the ‘election’ of Donald Trump. It seemed clear, three years ago, that we needed new kinds of action and campaigning. Trump represents all our worst fears of fossil-fueled-fascism. Now, for a moment, he’s being held accountable for (some) of his mis-deeds. Only two presidents have ever been impeached by …

Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas

Sign Now to Demand bold protections for climate refugees

If you’re one of nearly 120,000 people who signed our petition demanding justice for climate refugees from the Bahamas, you already know that it’s time to act. Will you sign here to tell Congress to protect climate-displaced communities? If not, here’s a quick reminder: Last September September, the Bahamas were slammed by Category 5 Hurricane …

Hurricane Dorian over the Bahamas

Justice for the Bahamas; Justice for climate refugees.

It’s been just over a month since the Bahamas were slammed by Hurricane Dorian. The Category 5 storm killed dozens of people and left more than 70,000 Bahamians homeless. But when families fled for the US mainland looking for shelter and a safe place to stay while they rebuild, the Trump administration slammed the door. …

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Vote imminent on Wheeler

Quick update – Andrew Wheeler, Trump’s climate-destroying nominee to lead the EPA is on the Senate calendar today for a so-called “unanimous consent” vote. That’s the same motion that Lisa Murkowski used more than a year ago to whisk through several nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. At that time, no single Senator objected, …

Emily disrupts the Wheeler hearing

Wheeler, Schumer and a week of action in DC

This has been a busy week for Congress, which means it’s been a busy week for activists. On Tuesday afternoon, Drew helped run a training session at the Friends of the Earth headquarters in Washington D.C. and prepared to take action at Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing. At the training, six of us (including Drew) volunteered …