Students & Goliath: How the Youth Took on the Fossil Fuel Industry
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Students & Goliath is the story of a generation waking up, becoming empowered, and taking the climate crisis into their own hands.
The world faces accelerated climate catastrophe. If the fossil fuel industry has the most to gain – the youth have the most to lose. But as the fossil fuel industry profits, students nationwide are taking on the fossil fuel industry head on. Based in Amherst, Massachusetts, Students & Goliath follows the divestment campaigns of five schools: Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College, and the University of Massachusetts. Eight students lockdown and are arrested inside an energy company’s office to protest a devastating pipeline proposal. 40,000 gather in Washington DC to demand action. Students & Goliath is the story of a generation waking up, becoming empowered, and taking the climate crisis into their own hands.