Fire Drill Fridays

The science is clear — we need to rapidly phase out destructive fossil fuels (oil, gas, and coal) and start investing aggressively in a just transition to renewable energy.

Fire Drill Fridays brings together new and lifelong climate activists to share ways we can reach a cleaner, greener, more just world. The future of our planet depends on us.

As climate activist Greta Thunberg said, “Our house is on fire” — and we need to act like it.

Inspired by Greta and the youth climate strikes, Reverend Barber’s Moral Mondays, and Randall Robinson’s anti-apartheid protests, actor and activist, Jane Fonda, launched Fire Drill Fridays (FDF) in collaboration with Greenpeace USA in October 2019. Starting in Washington, D.C. with a series of civil disobedience actions, FDF brings together frontline activists, youth, Indigenous leaders, climate experts, celebrities, and lovers of the planet to demand our elected leaders act on the climate emergency.

Since its inception, our movement to fight the global climate disaster has inspired hundreds of people to participate in non-violent direct action, thousands to rally, millions to amplify calls for action on social media, and the FDF virtual show has amassed more than 12 million views.

With less than a decade left to prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, we need to take action at the scale that science and justice demand.

This is not a drill.