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Heathrow 13: The UK’s first climate prisoners?

UPDATE: None of the Heathrow 13 is going to prison! They have been handed six-week suspended sentences in addition to 100+ hours of community service. Tomorrow (Wednesday, 24th February) thirteen individuals who blockaded a runway to protest against expanding Heathrow airport are likely to be sent to prison, which would make them the first climate activists... (More...)
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Live Blog: Tropical Cyclone Winston

Tropical Cyclone Winston is a massive category 5 storm that is about to make a direct hit to Fiji. This will be one of the largest storms in decades to make landfall on Fiji. It has already hit Tonga twice and then it strengthened and is approaching Fiji. We will be sharing updates from the... (More...)
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Why We Need to Keep 80% of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

Reposted from Yes! Magazine  Join the Movement. It’s Time to Break Free from Fossil Fuels. By Bill McKibben Physics can impose a bracing clarity on the normally murky world of politics. It can make things simple. Not easy, but simple. Most of the time, public policy is a series of trade-offs: higher taxes or fewer... (More...)
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2015 broke records. Let’s break our own in 2016.

2015 was the hottest year ever — but it was also a historic year for the global climate movement. Last year, we saw extreme weather reach new levels and impact millions of lives. We enter 2016 with deep concern. The window to act and prevent catastrophic climate change is shrinking. Yet there is hope. In... (More...)
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