- Subject of the award-winning documentary film, Bidder 70, which follows his path from college student to incarcerated felon in the name of climate activism
- His activism is redefining patriotism in our time and igniting a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice
- Famously protested of a Bureau of Land Management oil and gas lease auction of public land in Utah a heroic act of civil disobedience and demand for government and industry accountability
- Awards and recognition include: America’s Most Creative Climate Criminal by Rolling Stone, Person of the Year 2011 by Utne, TreeHugger’s 2011 Person of the Year, the Holmes-Weatherly Award from the Unitarian Universalist Association, and the Guardian of the Future Award from the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for the Earth
"This is...what courage looks like."