Monday, Martin from Climate Defiance was arrested while disrupting Vice President Kamala Harris’ fundraiser in Boston. Kamala is on the Cusp of approving 19 oil and gas projects, and Climate Defiance supporters were there to tell them their future is on the line.
October 24th, 2023, Climate activists from Climate Defiance, Extinction Rebellion, Third Act and Scientist Rebellion created chaos at the Natural Gas Forum held in DC. Activists entered the building, chanting and singing, until they were physical removed, and then managed to block the vehicle of Assistant Geoffrey Pyatt, Assistant Secretary of State.
Earlier this week, Climate Defiance disrupted U.S. ambassador to Japan Rahm Emmanuel. These series of actions have put pressure on officials to step down from there positions, in the cases of Jody Freeman and Tommy Beaudreau. It also creates a lot of headlines which gets climate criminals in the spotlight of the news, so that more pressure accumulates.
Climate Defiance disrupted a huge banquet and stopped Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell’s speech, at an economics forum in Manhattan.
Climate Defiance Disrupted a keynote address by Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg, calling him “Petro Pete” and remaining on stage until he, and the entire audience, was forced to vacate the event.
Climate Defiance supporters Disrupt Bankers At Fanciest Restaurant In City Hosting Banking Symposium
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 this week traveled across the country, to Jackson Hole, Wyoming, a winter resort town - being used for a prestigious banker symposium. This gathering of the world’s elite bankers was disrupted temporarily by the group - until they were viciously suppressed by guards who showed an excess use of force.
During the protest, activists cried out about Maui fires and the fossil fuel record of the current administration. Unfortunately, Kamala was not able to address them, and instead tried to silence them. It’s common for her to laugh off opposition, but something seemed different this time.
The Harvard environmental law professor stepped down from her role at ConocoPhillips under mounting pressure from climate activists groups, including XR Boston, Climate Defiance and Divest Harvard. Freeman originally denied accusations and maintained she was within Harvard’s conflict-of-interests policies.