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Breaking Up With Fossil Fuels is Easy to Do

Yesterday, a Big Oil PR group released this cartoon video as an attack against Global Divestment Day. The Environmental Policy Alliance is a front group for Big Oil that pushes out specious and inaccurate opposition research on individuals and organizations who fight climate change. The group is led by Rick Berman, who was taped by... (More...)
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Winters Past: Stories of a Changing Alaska

In late 2014, multimedia producers Isaac Kestenbaum, Josie Holtzman and their project “Winters Past” traveled to remote Alaska, to talk to people on the front line of climate change. They returned with tales of ice fishing, “The Hairy Man,” goose calls, seal oil, dog mushing—and stories about how Native American elders foretold a warming world,... (More...)
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All Across the Country, Our Movement is Stepping Up

For years, the climate movement has organized in unprecedented numbers to tell President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. We have held vigils and rallies in all 50 states, participated in mass mobilizations and taken part in civil disobedience to ensure that KXL, a disaster for climate and communities, is not approved. Now, in... (More...)
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Oil workers’ strike for safety reflects danger of fossil fuels

This week, United Steelworkers at nearly a dozen refineries across the country went on strike for the first time in 36 years. They had been negotiating a contract with Shell, on behalf of dozens of other oil majors when talks broke down. With oil production in North America at historic levels, you would be forgiven for... (More...)
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5 communities sticking it to fossil fuel companies — and winning.

“This movement is powered by people fighting for places they love.” — Naomi Klein  This January, communities around the world are seeing victories in long, hard-fought struggles against fossil fuel companies. Congratulations to everyone involved, and good luck to everyone still working to protect their own home. Here are 7 victories this month: 1. Carson, California, USA... (More...)
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A Photographer’s Journey Along the Pipeline

A guest post written by photographer Robert van Waarden about his project Along the Pipeline It was a typical Northern Ontario day on the shores of Shoal Lake when I really ‘got it’. I was about a month into a portrait photography project to highlight voices of people who live along the proposed Energy East... (More...)
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