Climate Change

  • 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…...
  • Boston Rocked By Coastal Flooding Twice In One Season

    March 2, 2018
    Boston, MA – On Friday, March 2nd, neighborhoods around Boston and along the shores of Massachusetts experienced another ‘bombogenesis’ winter storm with unprecedented levels of coastal flooding. Unicorn Riot saw some flooding in Boston’s low-lying Seaport District, which has no major ocean surge mitigation structures.…...
  • “We’ve Got No Choice”: Interview with Elise Gerhart of Camp White Pine

    July 4, 2017
    Huntingdon County, PA – In May, Unicorn Riot visited Camp White Pine, a direct action encampment on the Gerhart family’s property in the hills of Huntingdon County, PA. Several tree-sits currently sit on the easement for the Mariner East 2 pipeline, where Sunoco has claimed…...
  • Amsterdam Climate Camp Action Shuts Down Coal Port

    June 24, 2017
    Amsterdam, Netherlands – Activists from the ‘Climate Camp’ took direct action at the port of Amsterdam, the biggest gasoline port and the second biggest coal port in Europe. Climate activists used the hashtag #CodeRood, aka Code Red, to indicate that they are responding to the…...
  • Deprogram Episode 30

    June 1, 2017
    Deprogram is back! On Wednesday, May 31, Unicorn Riot brought back our live show Deprogram with hosts Niko and Lorenzo. The show presents a weekly examination of global events pertaining to social struggles, the environment, and many other topics. Episode 30 of Deprogram featured discussion…...
  • Denver Shuts Down I-25 in “Unite for Better Than Trump” Rally

    November 12, 2016
    Denver, CO – On Thursday evening, along with many cities across the United States, including Minneapolis (with simultaneous live Unicorn Riot broadcasts), Los Angeles, and Portland protesters came together to rally against President-elect Donald Trump. An event was called to meet at the Colorado State…...
  • Water Protectors Attempt to Reclaim Sacred Burial Site, Demonstrate in Cemetery

    November 6, 2016
    North Dakota – On Sunday, November 6, people protecting the water from the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) held actions of varying militancy at three different locations. Around 10 a.m. on Sunday, a group of several dozen water protectors drove into Bismarck and held a demonstration…...
  • Police Attack #NoDAPL Water Protectors Defending Sacred Sites

    November 2, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – Since last Thursday’s violent police raid, which established a militarized zone around Dakota Access Pipeline construction areas, the Morton County Sheriff and supporting agencies have fanned out into the area surrounding the Oceti Sakowin camp. Groups of police vehicles have parked…...
  • DAPL Resistance Continues Despite Advancing Construction

    November 1, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – Since last Thursday’s standoff with police, which ended in nearly 150 arrests, the global community responded with a massive outcry of support. In recent days, organized solidarity events have taken place around the world, demonstrating support everywhere from Vancouver, B.C. to…...
  • Tensions Rise as Pipeline Construction Nears #NoDAPL Blockade

    October 26, 2016
    Oceti Sakowin, ND – On Sunday, October 23rd, water protectors extended camp beyond the overflow site, just north of the Standing Rock reservation, to the pipeline easement line. The Oceti Sakowin declared eminent domain on land bought by Dakota Access and set up their new…...