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Bird-dogging the campaign trail in Canada: Week 4 in Review

WEEK 4: Bolder actions feed momentum for climate action With 50 days to go before Canadians head to the polls, we’re already seeing a huge momentum to demand action on climate change. Last week was certainly proof of that. Already there’s been tons of headlines about the tar sands and climate change, thanks in large part to the dozens... (More...)
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Fossils belong in museums.

Friends, Today, we’re announcing an exciting new divestment campaign: In partnership with The Natural History Museum, a new mobile museum that champions bold climate action, we’re launching a brand new push in the divestment movement calling on museums to stand up as leaders in the face of climate catastrophe. The iron is red hot. In... (More...)
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Bird-dogging the campaign trail in Canada: Week 1 & 2 in Review

WEEK 1: The federal election gets called early and the pressure begins. When Stephen Harper called the elections on August 2nd, effectively making this year’s electoral period the  longest of the last decades, people all across the country concerned about climate change geared into action to make sure the climate movement would have a voice throughout... (More...)
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Cette fin de semaine marque un point tournant

Cette fin de semaine, partout au Québec et au Canada, des milliers de personnes ont prouvé que nous bâtissons ensemble un nouveau mouvement pour le climat — un mouvement que nous avons grandi, diversifé, et rendu plus fort. Aujourd’hui, plus de 10 000 personnes, dans une démonstation spectaculaire de solidarité et d’unité, ont convergé dans... (More...)
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This weekend was a turning point in the Canadian climate movement

Pour le français, cliquez ici This weekend, people across Canada showed that we are building the kind of climate movement we need: broad, diverse, and powerful. Today, in a spectacular demonstration of unity and solidarity, over 10,000 people marched together in Toronto for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. This mobilization brought together a truly diverse... (More...)
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Stop the TPP!

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement — a trade deal being negotiated between dozens of countries — is the fossil fuel industry’s latest tool to shut down climate action, and we’re joining a huge coalition to stop it.

The TPP would give foreign fossil fuel corporations the right to sue city, state and national governments if climate action hurts their profits. It’s an enormous corporate power grab and it threatens to undermine climate progress around the world.

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Disruption

“Disruption” is a powerful new film that anyone can use to get folks fired up and ready to join the People’s Climate March. It’s a fast-paced journey through the tangled world of climate change: the science, the politics, the solutions, and the stories that define this crisis at this pivotal point in human history. It’s about an hour long and ends with a crisp call to action: join the People’s Climate March.

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People's Climate March

In September, world leaders came to New York City for a historic UN summit on climate change. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we took a weekend and used it to bend the course of history.

Together, we took to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone.

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Tar Sands Free Northeast

Organizing to stop tar sands infrastructure in the Northeast of the United States with powerful local organizing and regional collaborations.

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Frack Free California

We’re mobilizing the California climate movement to tell Gov. Brown to stop fracking in California. Climate leaders don’t frack!

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

We’re joining with organizations and communities throughout North America in a united campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline — the fuse to the largest carbon bomb on the planet.

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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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