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Momentum for Divestment in Paris:

“Momentum for Divestment” will feature speakers from across the global divestment movement, representing faith groups, cities, universities, foundations, and more, who will speak to the growing momentum for change. In the last year alone, the movement has seen a 50-fold increase in assets under management (now over $2.6 trillion) that is committed to some form... (More...)
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The 12 best Global Climate March signs

On the eve of the biggest UN climate conference this decade, hundreds of thousands of people took part in Global Climate Marches all over the world calling for ambitious climate action in line with what science and justice demand. The marches kicked-off with a 60,000 strong march in my home city of Melbourne, Australia and... (More...)
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Al Jazeera mini documentary on the climate movement:

This is far and away one of the best videos we’ve seen about the kind of change and hope the climate movement is working hard to build. Need a dose of inspiration today? Watch: This weekend, you’ve got a chance to get involved! The Global Climate March is shaping up to be a huge mobilization,... (More...)
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Get Ready for the Global Climate March

Find your local march here: http://globalclimatemarch.org  #ClimateMarch   On the eve of the climate summit, hundreds of thousands of people will be joining over 2000 events taking place in more than 150 countries. People worldwide are coming together to protect our common home. Here are some highlights of events happening globally: ASIA Across The Philippines, over... (More...)
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Paris

There are times when words are hard to come by, and when you find them they feel inadequate. I’m writing from France, with a heavy heart. Following Friday’s attacks in Paris, the mood here is tense. People are angry, and many are afraid. Many of our staff members are in Paris to get ready for... (More...)
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VIDEO: 1,000 millennials take the streets for justice

Friends, We’ve got the chills. On Monday, young people showed that they’re building the kind of cross-movement alliances that we need to change what’s politically possible in this country. This movement of movements is broad, diverse, and powerful! In an epic demonstration of unity, 1,000 young people took the streets of Washington, D.C. for justice... (More...)
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Run For Your Life

In the European arctic, where temperatures have already risen 1.5°C, a small stone is finding its place in a big history. This video is the story of Jenni Laiti, an indigenous artivist and climate organizer, who is working to protect her way of life from the ravages of a changing climate. This is the opening... (More...)
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100 #noKXL victory thanks (out of thousands)

Shortly after President Obama announced his rejection of Keystone XL, we launched a “Thank You Card” to the #noKXL movement to thank everyone who made this victory possible. Thousands on thousands of messages have been sent — beautiful, heartfelt, and ready for more victories together. Here are 100 of those messages that paint the picture... (More...)
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20,000 Haiyan survivors demand: ‘Our survival is non-negotiable’

TACLOBAN, Philippines – Despite heavy rainfall, 20,000 survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda (also known as Haiyan) marched at ‘ground zero’ days before the second anniversary of the world’s most powerful typhoon to ever make landfall, only comparable to the recent ‘Patricia’. The march intends to hold the administration of President Noynoy Aquino accountable for the... (More...)
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