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  • Hundreds Rally in Opposition to Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline in Minnesota

    September 28, 2019
    Duluth, MN – Hundreds are gathering today along the shores of Lake Superior. The Gichi-gami (“Lake Superior” in Ojibwe) Gathering‘s goal is to bring together opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline to express their ongoing opposition to the tar sands pipeline project. Opponents of…...
  • Climate Protesters Take DC Streets Again, Target Banks Funding Fossil Fuels

    September 27, 2019
    Washington, DC – After Monday’s #ShutDownDC protests that blocked traffic in the USA’s capital, climate activists are again taking to the streets. A march during rush hour on Friday morning is targeting banks and institutions that activists say support the fossil fuel companies causing climate…...
  • Youth March for Climate Action in US Capitol

    September 20, 2019
    Washington, DC – Thousands have converged in the United States capitol today in a massive demonstration demanding decisive action to address climate change. We were live for the action: Many students have skipped school to attend as part of the international youth-led “Fridays for the…...
  • Tree House Villages Defend Ancient German Forest Against Expanding Coal Mine

    September 9, 2019
    Hambach Forest, Germany – Days after witnessing a massive direct action known as Ende Gelaende, where thousands of climate justice activists stormed coal infrastructure near Mönchengladbach, Germany, Unicorn Riot traveled 200km southeast to the 12,000-year-old Hambach Forest. The Hambach, like many forests around the world,…...
  • Accelerating Climate Change is Transforming Iceland’s Ecosystem

    August 21, 2019
    Reykjavik, Iceland – Unicorn Riot went to Iceland to take an in-depth look at the consequences of human-caused climate change. There we spoke with Dr. Halldór Björnsson, leader of the atmospheric & climate research group of the Iceland Meteorological office, who called Iceland “ground zero”…...
  • Alaska Mining Project Threatens Salmon, Water, and Native Communities

    May 10, 2019
    Alaska – Trump Administration officials have fast-tracked permits for the largest open-pit mine in North America. The proposed Pebble Mine had previously seemed paralyzed, after more than a decade of relentless opposition by Alaska Native elders and youth. Now, plans for the mine are being…...
  • Touring Activists Build Momentum Toward Climate Justice

    May 8, 2019
    Minneapolis, MN – Dozens attended a presentation by German climate justice activists on mass mobilizations from the front lines of resistance to climate catastrophe. The event was the second-to-last stop on a U.S. speaking tour organized by Rising Tide North America this past spring. Members…...
  • Minnesota Joins International Youth Climate Strike

    March 18, 2019
    St. Paul, Minnesota – Hundreds of Minnesota students joined a worldwide youth climate strike held on Friday, March 15. The Minnesota rally was one of thousands of rallies led by students and youth from over 128 countries protesting the lack of action on the climate…...
  • Wildfire Survivors Endure Homelessness, Toxic Air, Hazardous Water, & Virus Outbreak

    November 20, 2018
    Chico, CA – The most deadly and destructive wildfire in the history of California, known as the “Camp Fire”, continues to burn just outside of Chico. On November 20, the total number of human remains found rose to 79 people. Some of these remains have…...
  • Hundreds Missing in Most Deadly and Destructive Wildfire in California History

    November 13, 2018
    Butte County, CA – Dozens have died and hundreds are missing in the most deadly and destructive wildfire in California’s history. Unicorn Riot is in the evacuation zone documenting the unfolding disaster. The fire started five days ago on Camp Creek Road and has been…...