Tim DeChristopher speaks to Democracy Now!

“The climate justice movement needs to take more risks and have more experimentation”: Tim DeChristopher speaks to Democracy Now!

Just in time for Earth Day, climate change activist Tim DeChristopher was released from federal custody after serving 21 months for disrupting an illegal oil and gas drilling auction. Tim’s actions protected fragile land in southern Utah from long term damage. Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! joined Tim to discuss his plans to continue his activism in the climate justice movement. Tim DeChristopher’s case is the subject of a documentary called Bidder 70, which screened all over the country to mark his release, and opens for a week run in New York on May 17th.

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Fellow Evil Twin speaker Andy Bichlbaum of the Yes Men with Tim DeChristopher at Mountainfilm. Photo credit Gus Gusciora.