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The Boomers "Failed" Us: Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Anger, Love, and Sacrifice


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The Boomers "Failed" Us: Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Anger, Love, and Sacrifice

Sarah van Gelder

On the morning of December 19, 2008, Tim DeChristopher woke up knowing he would somehow protest an auction of oil and gas leases on federal lands in Utah’s red rock country. How he would make his views known, though, was a mystery. When an official at the auction asked him if he was there to bid on land parcels, he agreed. That seemed like a good place to start.