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Pacific Climate Warriors join People’s Pilgrimage

  Over the weekend the Pacific Climate Warriors, traveling from several small island nations in the Pacific, joined the People’s Pilgrimage in order to highlight the impacts of climate change in the islands. The People’s Pilgrimage has brought together a group of pilgrims walking from Rome to the Paris climate talks taking place later this... (More...)
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6000+ Resistance Against DMCI Coal in Palawan

  Palawan Alliance for Clean Energy (PACE) equipped with more than six thousand (6,000) signatures urging DENR Secretary Ramon Jesus Paje to deny DMCI an Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) for a proposed coal power plant in the Philippines’ last ecological frontier – Palawan. The ECC is to ensure that projects will not have negative impacts... (More...)
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Pacific Climate Warriors to join the Peoples Pilgrimage.

  12 Pacific Climate Warriors representing 350.org Pacific will be joining Yeb Saño and his team of Pilgrims walking from Foligno into Assisi, Rome this weekend. Yeb Saño, the former Filipino climate ambassador, and inspiration for Fast for the Climate is leading the People’s Pilgrimage. Throughout this year, Yeb has been travelling to places at... (More...)
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People around the world take action in support of Brazil’s anti-fracking campaign

WORLDWIDE – On Sunday, October 4, activists and opponents of fracking from 28 countries including Portugal, England and Spain will demonstrate outside Brazilian Embassies and consulates, as well as in front the headquarters of fossil fuel companies involved in a new auction of fracking exploration rights organized by the Brazilian government. In Brazil, actions in... (More...)
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Pacific Climate Warriors at the Alternatiba in Paris.

The Climate Alternatiba Tour arrived in Paris on the 26th of September 2015. The Pacific Climate Warriors were part of the sixty thousand people that came to celebrate the end of the tour in the République in Paris, over the weekend.     The Alternatiba started with less than ten people. They cycled around France,... (More...)
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80% by 2050: From “Radical” to Mainstream

Back in 2007, we organized a day of creative events across the United States with a simple, and at the time, completely “radical” message: “Step it Up, Congress: Cut Carbon 80% by 2050.” We’d gotten the numbers from a paper by NASA’s Dr. James Hansen and picked it for a simple reason: that’s what the... (More...)

When normal people get together and do extraordinary things

This week we were deeply saddened to hear the news that Ben Winston, a photographer and filmmaker from the UK, passed away over the weekend. Many from our team met Ben at Ende Gelände this year, and though we knew him only briefly his passion, energy and thoughtfulness left a strong impression on us all.... (More...)
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Ripple Effect: The People’s Climate March One Year Later

One year ago today, I was standing at the top of Sixth Avenue here in New York City with 400,000 others at the People’s Climate March. We stood with our hands raised together in the air–mothers, students, workers, doctors, climate activists–each of us there because we believed in the unifying slogan of the day: to... (More...)