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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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“Polar Bear Island” may lose its polar bears

This summer, team in Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia region (EECCA) organised a blogpost contest to get peoples’ impressions on the climate crisis and encourage discussion on the topic. The top three posts have been translated into English and will be published here. The first one is about Chukotka – one of the remotest places of... (More...)

Let Sleeping Dragons Lie

Guest blog post on behalf of Grugg and Changemaker-Iceland, Nína M. Saviolidi Hrönn G. Guðmundsdóttir   On Friday October 16th, climate activists were present at the opening of the Arctic Circle conference at Harpa in Reykjavík, Iceland. They handed out small origami dragons and letters of encouragement to guests who are here to talk about matters... (More...)
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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...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice 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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