Moving Beyond Dirty Energy

Pipelines are the superhighways for toxic oil spills and carbon emissions. They cut through tribal lands, farm country, and treasured landscapes, threatening our health, water, and livelihoods with every mile. From extraction to emissions, the oil industry prioritizes profits over people.

Young people across the country are organizing to stop other dirty oil and gas infrastructure and set an economic, cultural, and political precedent that says we can no longer be written off by corporations as a disposable generation.

Stopping dirty fossil fuel infrastructure is one of the first steps toward building the just, clean energy future we know is possible.

With bold actions, coordinated solidiarity, and local organizing in each of our communities, we're building a movement to stop tar sands, the Bakken oilfields, and all other dangerous forms of oil extraction at the source—and keep all fossil fuels in the ground.

Recent Posts

Dominion: Dump ALEC! Protesters Confront Polluters on ALEC's Home Turf
Posted on September 5
My Story
Posted on June 26
No Más Tar Sands! -- Healing Begins at the Source
Posted on June 20
How to Run Your Own Amazing “Storytellers Team”
Posted on June 10
Carbon Standards A Boost For Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns
Posted on June 3
Spoiler Alert.
Posted on May 22

Featured Posts

In historic move, judge grants Youth Climate Intervenors legal status to bring climate arguments to pipeline permitting process


ST. PAUL, MN— On July 3, a Minnesota judge made the historic decision to grant 13 young people legal status as an official stakeholder in the permitting case for Enbridge’s controversial Line 3 tar sands pipeline.

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Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands pipeline would put their futures at risk, so these young people are petitioning for a seat at the decision-making table. Now, Enbridge is trying to silence them.


On Monday, May 15, eight of 13 “Youth Climate Intervenors” appeared in front of the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission’s Administrative Law Judge to argue for a seat at the table in the case of Enbridge’s proposed Line 3 pipeline “replacement.” 

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On Wednesday, April 19, more than 50 young people met with Governor Mark Dayton as part of Water Action Day, to express their unique hopes and concerns about protecting our water resources here in Minnesota for our generation, and all those who follow.

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