Category: Press

People vs. Fossil Fuels Mobilization Concludes with Youth-Led Civil Disobedience at the Capitol; 90 Arrested At Capitol; Total Arrests at 655 for the Week

Under a banner declaring “We did not vote for fossil fuels,” Indigenous and youth climate activists led a march to the Capitol today for a mass civil disobedience action, demanding Congress and the Biden Administration take urgent action to stop all new fossil fuel projects and launch a just renewable energy revolution. 90 people were arrested on the fifth and final day of the “People vs. Fossil Fuels” mobilization, bringing the total arrested during the week of action to 655. 

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Indigenous People Lead White House Protest to Demand President Biden Declare A Climate Emergency and Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Projects

Washington, DC — Led by Indigenous water protectors, activists, and Tribal leaders from across the country, hundreds of people took part in a protest at the White House on Monday, Indigenous Peoples Day, to demand that President Biden stop the fossil fuel projects that are threatening Native communities from Appalachia to Alaska. 

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Media Guide: People vs. Fossil Fuels

Contact:  Jamie Henn, jamie@fossilfree.media, 415-601-9337 Cassidy DiPaola, cassidy@stgresults.com, 401-441-7196 Media Guide:  People vs. Fossil Fuels  This October 11-15, thousands of people are expected to take

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