🦄 Direct Action

Protesters Swarm DC, Demand End to Climate Inaction

Washington, DC – The morning of Monday, September 23, traffic across DC was brought to a standstill as roving groups of protesters blocked dozens of intersections. The decentralized, swarm-style direct action was called by the coalition ‘Shut Down DC‘, and sought to force political elites…

🦄 Direct Action

Direct Action Shuts Down Coal Infrastructure in Germany

Viersen, Germany – [Updated 6/29/2019] This year’s #EndeGelaende event was the most logistically challenging ever, according to its organizers. Activists were repeatedly stopped from boarding trains, buses and crossing bridges by police and forced to march dozens of miles, over 24 hours, to eventually reach…

🦄 Eco

Touring Activists Build Momentum Toward Climate Justice

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…

🦄 Eco

Minnesota Joins International Youth Climate Strike

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…

🦄 Direct Action

‘Valve Turners’ Shut Down Enbridge Oil Pipelines in Minnesota

Itasca County, Minnesota – Today four people calling themselves the “Four Necessity Valve turners” shut down Enbridge’s Line 3 and Line 4 tar sands oil pipelines in Minnesota citing “imminent and irreversible damage being done to the planet.” The activists entered pipeline service locations and…

🦄 Borders

New Years Blockade at Youth Detention Tent City

Tornillo, TX – Indigenous people, migrant rights activists, and their allies are entering the second week of a protest occupation at the gates of the USA’s largest detention facility for immigrant children. The controversial prison camp, which exclusively holds immigrant minors, is based in Tornillo,…