Watch: Protests Around the Globe Are Targeting the World's Most Hazardous Fossil Fuel Programs

Since May 4, Greenpeace and 350.org have led a worldwide series of protests, drawing attention to dangerous polluters and the need to accelerate the transition to 100% renewable energy.


Actions are taking place in more than two dozen cities worldwide and breakfree2016.org visitors are encouraged to organize their own or show support as a "digital witness." Protests are scheduled through May 15.

In Ende Gelände, Germany, hundreds blocked railway tracks...

...and enjoyed lunch at a nearby coal mine.

In Bori, Nigeria, celebrities and community leaders spoke out against the Ogoini oil spill. 

In Batangas, Phillipines, approximately 10,000 protested the Batangas coal plant.

In Newcastle, Australia, more than 2,000 kayakers blocked the entrance to the world's largest coal port.

In Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom, 'Reclaim the Power' shut down operations of the UK’s largest opencast coal mine, Ffos-y-fran, with no arrests.

In Albany, New York, where fracking has been banned, protesters called to stop so-called bomb trains from traveling through the city carrying explosive crude oil.

In Lakewood, Colorado, hundreds of protesters occupied a Holiday Inn where a federal fracking action was taking place.

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