Climate Defiance supporters engaged in a sit in at one of the fanciest restaurants in Jackson Hole, the city hosting the world's preeminent gathering of central bankers.
Climate Defiance Twitter says, “The 60 top banks have lent $5,500,000,000,000 to fossil fuel companies since the Paris Accord. The Federal Reserve can stop this. They must.” The action included chanting, and unraveling banners. The restaurateurs became incensed when they realized what was unfolding. Climate Defiance was undeterred and held the fossil fuel criminals accountable until they were forcibly removed from the premises.
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Four civil disobedience activists (including one rebel) blocked the road to the Burning Man festival. It generated hundreds of media stories.Another rebel glued his feet to the floor of Arthur Ashe stadium and stopped a US Open semi-final game for 49 minutes. It generated thousands of media hits worldwide, inserted the topic of climate emergency where it is least seen - the sports pages. Would you like to be a part of this new wave of climate actions, where a small number of brave people can make a big impact? Come learn from these two rebels. It's not hard. It just needs a bit of pluck, a bit of creativity, and a straightforward message.
Join DE This Sunday for a talk about how you can join this exciting group - and start making headlines of your own! Or at least help others do the same.
“What are our responsibilities at this time? Because of the fossil fuel industry, we are facing horrors of a magnitude never before experienced in our existence. Our government continues to lead us to the edge of no return. We must stand up and defend ourselves. No one else is going to do it. It must be us, if we want to live.
Our methods must be disruptive, and they must be nonviolent. Our actions are evidence-based, credible, and we have a plan. The only thing missing at this point in time is YOU!”
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