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.