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End to Vattenfall’s European coal expansion plans?

Vattenfall’s plans to grow its coal mining operations in Germany’s Lausitz region were cast into doubt today. The newly-elected Swedish government, made up of Social Democrats and Greens, is calling on the state-owned energy giantVattenfall to “terminate the expansion of brown coal” – otherwise known as lignite. The move calls into question the company’s plans... (More...)
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Officially the biggest climate mobilisation ever.

Friends, Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather in New York to... (More...)
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IT’S HAPPENING!

It started — The People’s Climate Mobilisation is happening all over the world! Just get a sense of what its looking like:   Rallies in Lisbon and Delhi, marches in Istanbul, Manila, Cape Town, Majuro and Papua New Guinea, concerts in Johannesburg — this is true people powered movement: enormous, powerful, diverse and beautiful. People... (More...)
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Oil and Water on the Hudson River

 For the first two weeks of September, a flotilla of handmade paper canoes journeyed the improbable waters of the Hudson River from Troy to Manhattan, weaving stories of resistance and resilience on a voyage to the People’s Climate March. The flotilla’s journey wove together many distinct stories of local environmental threats in the context of... (More...)
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Top People’s Climate March press hits, so far:

Here are 10 of the most noteworthy press stories about the People’s Climate March from the past two weeks or so. Attention is REALLY building for this action: 1) Activists plan NYC climate march before UN Summit (Associated Press- released by all news sources.. even FOX News!) http://bigstory.ap.org/article/activists-plan-nyc-climate-march-un-summit 2) Everything You Need To Know To... (More...)
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Our Collective Drumbeat

Cross-posted from peoplesclimate.org… I am not much of a writer, but I can’t help but write about what I’m witnessing right now. Both as 350 and as a larger climate movement, I believe we are hitting a new stride – and it is completely thrilling to both be a part of and imagine where this... (More...)
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