People vs. Fossil Fuels: Demand a Fossil Free Future

From October 11 to 15, thousands of people will take action at the White House, participate in civil disobedience, and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. Join us!

JOIN US in Washington, D.C. To Demand a Fossil Free Future

From October 11 to 15, thousands of people will take action at the White House, participate in civil disobedience, and demand that President Biden choose a side: People vs. Fossil Fuels. Join us!

Stand with us

“We are asking you to stand with us. As representatives of communities who have carried the brunt of the harm from fossil fuels for generations, we ask you to join us in solidarity…If we all come together, put our bodies on the line in the name of climate justice, we may be able to change the course of history.”

Read the full invitation from frontline leaders.    Learn more  JOIN US

President Biden promised to be a climate champion, respect Indigenous rights, and fight for environmental justice. But while he has taken important steps, he’s failed on the most important test: stopping the fossil fuel projects that threaten our climate and communities.

Fossil fuel projects are a daily health and justice disaster for communities that live near them — especially Indigenous, Black, Brown, and communities of color fighting a long legacy of environmental racism and toxic pollution. Pipelines like Line 3, Line 5, Mountain Valley, and Dakota Access violate Indigenous treaty rights and threaten our land, air, and water. Fossil fuel development is damaging our public lands and sacred Indigenous sites. Fracking continues to contaminate our water and endanger public health. Expansion of oil and gas exports to new markets and major plastics facilities like the proposed Formosa Plastics plant jeopardize the health and safety of communities in the Gulf South and across the country.

All of these projects are pushing our climate to the brink of disaster.   

President Biden has the executive authority to stop new fossil fuel projects and declare a climate emergency. It’s the only way he can meet his climate commitments and fulfill his environmental justice promises. He must commit to doing so before attending the upcoming United Nations climate talks in order to ensure a just, sustainable future. This is Biden’s Test.

Indigenous leaders and communities directly impacted by fossil fuel development have been leading the fight for our climate for generations. Now, they are calling on all of us to lend our voices and our bodies to the movement, participate in civil-disobedience, and demand that President Biden choose a side: people or fossil fuels?

Join us in Washington, D.C. this October.

Learn more    JOIN US


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