In the Media

Below is a selection of articles and media coverage of Tim DeChristopher, his story of civil disobedience and subsequent 21 month incarceration, and his ongoing activism. Media Inquiries.

 

Inside Climate News - Protesters Call for a Halt to Three Massachusetts Pipeline Projects 
By Phil McKenna | July 19, 2016

UU World Magazine - Eight UUs arrested in June 29 Boston pipeline protest
By Elaine McArdle | July 16, 2016

Grist - Al Gore’s daughter arrested at climate protest
By Katie Herzog | June 30, 2016

Democracy Now! - Tim DeChristopher Arrested Again in the "Age of Anticipatory Mass Graves" for Climate Victims
June 30, 2016

Wired - Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests
By Ari Phillips | July 22, 2016

New York Times Opinion - Keeping My Fossil Fuel in the Ground 
By Terry Tempest Williams  | March 29, 2016

EcoWatch - 7 Arrested at 'Pancakes Not Pipelines' Protest at FERC 
March 24, 2016

EcoWatch - The Role of Direct Action in the Battle to Slow Climate Change
By Democracy Now! | January 27, 2016

The Guardian - Civil disobedience often leads to jail. But now, protesters can explain themselves
By Tim DeChristopher | January 13, 2016

Democracy Now! - Historic Trial Lets Activists Who Blocked Oil Train Cite Climate Change Threat in Their Defense
January 11, 2016 

RIFuture.org - Prison taught me to believe in evil
By Steve Ahlquist | January 11, 2016

Alternet - Neoliberal Environmentalism's Dangerous Paradox: Why the Free Market Won't Solve Global Warming
By Paul Rosenberg |  Aug. 29, 2015

High Country News - The unusual occupation at Utah’s Book Cliffs
Essay by Cally Carswell | Jan. 19, 2015

Tim DeChristopher Interview on Clearing the Fog Radio
Interview with Kevin Zeese & Margaret Flowers | January 9, 2015

Truth Out - Civil Disobedience Is an Act of Love
Interview by Leslee Goodman  | December 8, 2014

Yes! Magazine - The Boomers "Failed" Us: Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Anger, Love, and Sacrifice
First the anger, then the love—overcoming generational anger to find the courage required for the difficult work ahead.
By Sarah van Gelder | May 30, 2014

Acronym TV - Climate Change is The Context of Our Times
Interview with Dennis Trainor, Jr. | Feb 18, 2014

Rolling Stone - Tim DeChristopher Is a Free Man: 'We Need a Movement That Gets a Little Bit Out of Control'
The climate activist on his prison stay and the future of the fight
Interview by Alexander Zaitchik |   April 22, 2013

National Catholic Reporter - 'Bidder 70' focuses on climate activist Tim DeChristopher
By John Dear | Jun. 18, 2013

NPR - Movie Review: 'Bidder 70,' Still Raising His Hand To Be Heard
By Mark Jenkins | May 16, 2013

MSNBC All In with Chris Hayes - Climate activist served two years in federal prison for civil disobedience
Interview by Chris Hayes | May 15, 2013

 TimDeChristopher - All In with Chris Hayes

 

Salt Lake Tribune- Utah activist Tim DeChristopher greeted as hero at film event
By Brian Maffly | April 23, 2013

Democracy Now! - Earth Day Exclusive: Tim DeChristopher Speaks Out After 21 Months in Prison for Disrupting Oil Bid
Interview by Amy Goodman | April 22, 2013

Yes! Magazine - Newly Released Tim DeChristopher Finds a Movement Transformed by His Courage
By Melanie Jae Martin | April 22, 2013

Grist - A tale of two Earth Day heroes: Tim DeChristopher and Sandra Steingraber
By Bill McKibben 3

Fox News 13 Salt Lake City - Tim DeChristopher: ‘I don’t regret it’
Watch raw interview with DeChristopher following his release  (12 minutes)
By Ben Winslow | April 22, 2013

Bill Moyers & Co - Going Behind ‘Bidder 70′
May 17, 2013

The Hollywood Reporter- Bidder 70 Review
By Frank Scheck |  May 17, 2013

The Village Voice- Bidder 70 Preserves Our Wilderness, One Civil Disobedience at a Time
By Diana Clarke Wednesday | May 15 2013

Rolling Stone - Jailed Climate Hero Tim DeChristopher Thrown In the Hole
By Jeff Goodell | March 28, 2012

Outdoor Magazine - Backlash: The BLM’s Response to Tim DeChristopher
Discusses BLM emails (PDF) secured by Freedom of Information Act
By Abe Streep  | Nov 1, 2011

Outdoor Magazine - The Trials of Bidder 70: A Profile of Tim DeChristopher
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By Abe Streep  | Oct 27, 2011

Orion Magazine - What Love Looks Like
Interview by Terry Tempest Williams | May 28, 2011

Desert News - Judge rejects DeChristopher's 'necessity defense'
By Emiley Morgan | Nov 17, 2009

Mother Jones - The Monkey-Wrench Prank: An Interview With Tim DeChristopher
Bryan Farrell |  Nov 13, 2009 

Religion & Ethics News Weekly - Tim DeChristopher and Civil Disobedience
Interview by Lucky Severson | March 20, 2009

Huffington Post Green - Tim DeChristopher Throws Utah Oil And Gas Drilling Leases Auction Into Chaos
By Paul Foy (AP) | January 21, 2009

Utah BLM lease auction goes through, sort-of
December 22, 2008

Salt Lake Tribune - Imposter monkeywrenches mineral lands bid
December 19, 2008

LA Times - Oil lays waste to the West
By Terry Tempest Williams | December 7, 2008

Posing as a Bidder, Utah Student Disrupts Government Auction of 150,000 Acres of Wilderness for Oil & Gas Drilling
Monday, December 22, 2008