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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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Our media partnership with the Guardian

One of the things that comes with being a communications director at any organization, including here at 350.org, is the requirement that you complain about the media. Almost all “comms” people, myself included, are excessive news junkies. We can’t go much more than a few minutes without checking some medium: twitter, TV, the New York... (More...)
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World Social Forum 2015: Another World is Possible

This week, for the second time in a row, the World Social Forum (WSF) gathered in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab spring. During the five-day event, 70,000 delegates from more than 4,000 organisations representing 120 countries discussed a wide range of issues and topics including, climate justice, immigration, media freedom, women’s rights, refugees and... (More...)
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Climate workroom – 2015: a how-to for a do-it-yourself future

By Mikhail Matveev, 350.org Communication Coordinator on East Europe, Causasus, Central Asia -March 18, 2015 Climate change is happening in our region 2.5 times faster than the global average. It brings droughts, floods, fires and smog. But there is encouraging news as well: more and more people are implementing up-to-date green solutions and creating an... (More...)
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Guardian launches fossil fuel divestment campaign

The Guardian, one of the world’s most respected and influential news organisations, has joined the fight to keep fossil fuels underground by launching its own divestment campaign in partnership with 350.org. In just 24 hours, more than 75,000 people have joined the campaign on the Guardian’s website asking the world’s largest charitable foundations – the... (More...)
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An update from 350 Vanuatu

Today 350 Pacific’s Coordinator, Koreti Tiumalu sent this message to 350.org supporters to update them about the situation in Vanuatu. Dear friend, “In the next days people will not have enough food anymore” Isso Nihmei, 350 Vanuatu Coordinator. By now you’ve probably heard about Tropical Cyclone Pam — the category 5 cyclone that brought devastation upon the... (More...)
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Live Blog: Cyclone Pam In West Pacific

The massive tropical storm Cyclone Pam is the first category 5 storm to make landfall since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013.>> The island nation of Vanuatu was hit around 10 pm Feb 13, with winds at 250 km/hr. Also impacted Tuvalu and Kiribati.>>  Was 1 of 4 tropical storms in the West Pacific.>> For... (More...)
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