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President Obama’s veto, our response.

Today, we’re one step closer to a final rejection of Keystone XL — President Obama has vetoed Congress’ bill that would have forced him to approve the pipeline. It’s not the same as rejecting the pipeline, but it is a big deal: it’s just the third time this President has vetoed a bill. He wouldn’t... (More...)
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Stepping Up to Stop Energy East

Right now the National Energy Board is accepting applications to intervene in their review of the Energy East project. Unfortunately, despite over 100,000 messages from people across Canada demanding a climate review of the project, the NEB is refusing to consider the climate impacts of the pipeline and the tar sands expansion is would facilitate.... (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...)
Climate Impacts North America

February 2, 2015 For Immediate Release 100,000+ Call on National Energy Board to Include Climate Change When Reviewing the Massive Energy East Pipeline Calgary, AB –More than 100,000 messages from people across Canada were hand delivered today to the National Energy Board’s (NEB) office in Calgary demanding climate change be included in the NEB’s review of... (More...)
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University of Maine System Divests from Coal; Announces Full Divestment of UMPI Foundation

For Immediate Release Contact: Meaghan LaSala, Divest UMaine, meaghan.lasala@maine.edu, 973-862-7105 Iris SanGiovanni, Divest UMaine iris.sangiovanni@maine.edu, 207-233-0886   Bangor, ME:  On Monday afternoon the University of Maine System Board of Trustees unanimously approved a measure to divest all direct holdings from coal companies. The historic vote followed a two-year campaign led by students at the University... (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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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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