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Turning Up the Heat on Energy East

  On Tuesday, organizers from Quebec came together with dozens of activists across Canada to talk about how TransCanada’s plans to build an oil port in Cacouna were defeated earlier this month. If you missed the conversation, you can watch the recording of the webinar below. After over a year of growing public opposition to... (More...)
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SOAS, University of London vote to divest

Students and staff celebrate the news outside the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, UK SOAS, University of London, has announced that it will divest from fossil fuels within the next three years, in order to show leadership in the fight against climate change. SOAS is the first university in London to divest... (More...)
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Palawan is in trouble!

Sharing a message from Cynthia Sumagaysay- Del Rosario who is currently part of the struggle to protect the Philippine province of Palawan from DMCI Holdings’ proposed coal plant project. Dear friends, If you have already been to Palawan, you know that it is one special place. Aside from being voted as “the best island in the world”... (More...)
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VIDEO: Harvard Heat Week Launch

Harvard Heat Week is turning up the heat on fossil fuel divestment. Starting on April 12th, students, faculty, alumni, and members of the Harvard community are coming together in Cambridge to speak out for climate justice, learn from one another, and take action. Learn more and join in here. If you’re nearby, join us on... (More...)
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Cacouna is Just the Beginning

This post was written by 350.org’s Energy East Organizer Aurore Fauret Yesterday, TransCanada announced it is abandoning its plans of a marine export port in Cacouna, Quebec – a launching terminal for its massive 1.1 million barrels-per-day Energy East tar sands pipeline. Not only that, but the company is delaying the entire pipeline project by two years, changing... (More...)
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Germany has a serious coal credibility problem

Proposals by the German government to reduce emissions from coal power plants are under threat despite new analysis showing that German lignite coal plants make up 4 out of 5 largest emitters in Europe. The proposals to limit emissions from coal, which were leaked last month, are coming under intense pressure from local politicians and... (More...)
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The story of how a crazy idea became reality

On Friday 17th October 2014, 30 Pacific Warriors from 12 countries across the Pacific went to Australia to stand up for their homes in the face of the fossil fuel industry. They were equipped with the traditional, hand made canoes which they used to barricade the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle Australia. Together, they... (More...)
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