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Pacific Climate Warriors deliver plight to Pope Francis

  Yesterday a group of climate activists from several small island nations in the Pacific, delivered their pleas to Pope Francis during the Papal Audience. “We have come from the Pacific Islands to celebrate the leadership of Pope Francis on climate change, and to pray for the islands and the leaders that will decide our... (More...)
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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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Pacific Climate Warriors to join the Peoples Pilgrimage.

  12 Pacific Climate Warriors representing 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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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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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...)
Coal Europe

The ones we have been waiting for

In three months, the Paris Climate Summit will be wrapping up, and we’ll know whether world governments have done their job — or failed to deliver the ambitious global climate treaty we so urgently need. We don’t know exactly how things will turn out, but we know what our response needs to be. As the... (More...)
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Ende Gelände: Safe and Sound

It’s been two weeks since Ende Gelände.  Two weeks on and I’m still hearing stories come in, reflections shared, and seen the bruises turn different shades of purple to yellow. I’ve heard about the nerves people felt ahead of the action; the hard conversations, frustrations and stress from organising and new decision-making processes; the solidarity... (More...)
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Playing fair and safe for the climate

  Today at 10 am the ministry for inner affairs of the federal state North-Rhine Westfalia held a public session discussing police activities in Garzweiler, at the Ende Gelände action on 15 August 2015. After an official complaint the authorities have had to discuss RWE’s role at the protests. The police have been massively criticized... (More...)
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Here and No Further

This is a guest post from Gary Evans, an organiser with Divest Aachen who took part in Ende Gelände last week. “What are the dust masks for?” I asked. “Oh they’re to protect your lungs against the dust in the pit,” came the response. I’d arrived at the Climate Camp near to the vast brown coal pits... (More...)
Coal Europe

Ende Gelände

The Rhineland’s lignite mines and coal plants are Europe’s biggest source of CO2 emissions and home to the world’s largest coal diggers – the Bagger 288.

Ende Gelände will make a powerful call to keep Europe’s coal in the ground, in the face of increasingly dangerous climate change.

Here, and no further. Together we will draw a line in the coalfields.

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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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Frack Free UK

Prime Minister David Cameron promised his would be the “greenest government ever”. Yet through supporting hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – he is recklessly pursuing new sources of fossil fuels. Join our call for a Frack Free UK.


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Fossil Free

The Fossil Free campaign is building a global movement to divest from fossil fuels. If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.

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