Young activists at NYC Climate March threaten Biden with election boycott over pipelines and drilling

During the big Sep 17 climate march in NYC, a young activist from Korea spoke on the destruction caused by fossil fuel colonialism. At the end of her speech, she directly warned Biden to either stop approving fossil fuel projects, or risk an electoral boycott by young people.

Video:A young activist from Korea directly threatens an electoral boycott over fossil fuel projects 2 min

Opponents of Cop City(Atlanta) reply to indictments with hard lockdown stopping construction

On the 7th of September, the Atlanta community sent a "fuck you, Russian warship!" style message to the prosecutors behind the Sep 5 grand jury indictments of 61 heroes for opposing the project. Activists invaded the construction site and locked down to bulldozers while passing motorists honked at a support rally. This is a real "put up or shut up" moment, and activists just "put up" in a very big way.

Video from inside the lockdown 2 min 4 sec

Washington Gas owned by MVP investor AltaGas

As part of their "Project Pipes" campaign to shut down Washington Gas instead of giving them a $5 billion subsidy to replace their leaking pipes, Extinction Rebellion DC (XRDC) researched their ownership. On turning over a rock, XRDC uncovered a toxic mess: turns out Washington Gas is owned by Michigan-based AltaGas, an investor in the infamous Mountain Valley Pipeline or MVP.

Declare Emergency blockades AM rush hour traffic on 12th st over climate

At 8:15 am on August 21, six Declare Emergency supporters went into the road and sat down because they were tired of society ignoring the climate emergency. They disrupted traffic on 12th Street NW and Constitution Ave NW in Washington D.C. to demand that President Biden declare a climate emergency and halt all new fossil fuel projects on Federal and Indigenous lands and waters.

Photo by Declare Emergency

Kamela Harris disrupted at closed fundraiser over Hawaii wildfires and climate chaos

On Saturday the 12th of August, Climate Defiance managed to obtain tickets to a closed Biden fundraiser featuring Kamela Harris in Massachusetts. As she spoke, Climate Defiance activsts stood up and interrupted her. They reminded her that the Biden administration is expanding "expanding fossil fuels faster than TRUMP!"

Climate Defiance's video of their disruption of Kamela Harris 52 sec

Climate Defiance HALTS play at Citi Open

On the 3ed of August, Climate Defiance got inside the Citibank-sponsored Citi Open tennis match in Washington DC. Once inside, they unfurled banners and tossed oversize mock tennis balls painted in flames onto the field. The entire event had to stop and wait while the mock tennis balls were removed, and security got quite rough with Climate Defiance.

Video from raw clips by Ford Fischer 2 min 11 sec

Beyond Extreme Energy protests use of corroded pipe in resurrected Mountain Valley Pipeline.

On the 20th of July, Beyond Extreme Energy and residents of the area near the Mountain Valley Pipeline project protested first at FERC, then at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Video from BXE's raw footage 3 min 7 sec

Still from BXE video

Climate Defiance shuts down, drives off Mary Repco in Rayburn Building

On the 19th of July, Climate Defiance got inside the Rayburn Building and again shut down a Biden administration official responsible for approving more fossil fuel projects. This time the target was Deputy National Climate Advisor Mary Repko. She packed up and quit the field like all the others driven off by Climate Defiance.

Video: Climate Defiance shuts down Mary Repko's meeting at price of 9 arrests 2 min 20 sec

Still from Climate Defiance video

Climate Defiance disrupts, temporarily shuts down Congressional Women's Baseball Game.

Video originally posted to Twitter of the players dancing to distract the audience from the protest 6 sec

Wednesday, the 12 of July was one of the four hottest days ever recorded globally. On that day, members of Congress fiddled while not only Rome but the whole world burned. The Congressonal Women's Baseball Game was supposed to be business as usual, but Climate Defiance had other ideas and temporarily shut the game down.

XRDC challenges Washington Gas to a JOUST, Washington Gas forfeits w a no-show

Extinction Rebellion DC challenged Washington Gas to a joust over the future of their $5B "project pipes" in Banneker Park on the 7th of July. Washington Gas was a no-show, so contestants best described as the Green Knight vs the Gas Knight (stand-in for Washington Gas) jousted against targets for the win. Washington Gas's stand-in just could not hit their climate targets.

Jousting against targets in Banneker Park after Washington Gas failed to appear 51 sec