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We just got subpoenaed.

Friends, Congress is defending Exxon — and going after us. Yesterday, Texas Rep. Lamar Smith and the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology announced that they’re taking the extraordinary step of issuing subpoenas to us, the attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts, and seven other NGOs, for our work to hold Exxon accountable.... (More...)
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Protect the Arctic — not in spite of oil potential but because of it.

The fight over protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an archetype of conservation politics.  The coastal plain of the Refuge is an invaluable biological, spiritual, and cultural resource, our “last true wilderness,” “America’s Serengeti.”  Drilling proponents say it’s oil-rich; we need more domestic energy; Alaska’s economy depends on oil revenues; environmental impacts can be... (More...)
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Being Present in this Moment: Climate Justice and Collective Dignity

The recent upheavals and very intense expressions of violence and racism deserve a response commensurate with the seriousness and complexity of the moment.   Here at 350.org, we’re reflecting on how these atrocities in the United States are taking place against the backdrop of tragedies and killings around the world. We’ve watched in horror at... (More...)
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Making sense of the Australian election

It’s a confusing and confronting time for all of us striving for climate justice. Whilst we still don’t know the final makeup of the 45th Parliament, one thing is certain: people are disillusioned with conventional politics. Although some of the worst blockers in the last Parliament have been shown the door, thanks to the hard... (More...)
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Artivism in Nigeria to Fight Fossil Fuels

Ten climate activists from Niger Delta and the federal capital of Abuja attended that workshop organized by 350 Africa in the lead up to the Break Free Campaign which consisted in incredible, diverse and courageous actions on the six continents to challenge the oil industry to keep fossil fuels in the ground. The participants are... (More...)
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Struggling on Dangerous Ground

Written by Val De Guzman   According to a recent report published by Global Witness, the Philippines is not only the second most dangerous place for journalists, it is also the second deadliest country for environmental activists. According to the report they released last June 20, entitled On Dangerous Ground, documented that 185 killings of... (More...)
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Sundarbans: A fight for survival.

Imagine a pristine forest where the the royal Bengal tiger hunts openly, where Irrawaddy dolphins and Ganges river dolphins swim freely, where green frogs hop around and Indian Skimmer chirps melodiously. Now add to your image the smoke from chimneys of a 1320 MW coal power plant, add the mercury from hundreds of thousands  tons... (More...)
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Exxon was on the cutting edge of climate science 40 years ago. Watch what happened next:

“When their senior scientists told their senior executives what was coming, Exxon started climate-proofing all their drilling rigs to withstand the rising sea level. But they did not tell the rest of us. Just the opposite.” We just received a second letter from members of Congress about our work to hold Exxon accountable, claiming that we... (More...)
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