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These images look like they’re from the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, but they were actually taken this year

These photographs look like they came straight out of the Great Depression, but they’re actually from this year. This harrowing video shows a bleak, drought-stricken future for California farmers and the United States’ breadbasket unless we taken serious action (including putting a stop to fracking, and we should probably stop watering lawns and golf courses... (More...)
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This infographic shows us why we really need to reduce the risks of hurricane destruction in the first place

The last 10 years brought us 15 of the worst hurricanes ever recorded in the United States. They claimed more than 2,000 lives, destroyed millions of homes, and cost $310 billion in damages. These losses show us why the cost of not acting on climate change, which is likely to increase the number and intensity... (More...)
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Who Says Voters Don’t Care About Climate Change?

There’s a lot you can take away from the People’s Climate March. From one perspective, it taught us the sheer extent of what’s possible when diverse groups rally behind a common vision for the future. From another, it taught us how much that kind of grassroots movement can shift the narrative, and draw focus to... (More...)
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Oil and Water on the Hudson River

 For the first two weeks of September, a flotilla of handmade paper canoes journeyed the improbable waters of the Hudson River from Troy to Manhattan, weaving stories of resistance and resilience on a voyage to the People’s Climate March. The flotilla’s journey wove together many distinct stories of local environmental threats in the context of... (More...)
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Your grandchildren may never see some of our favorite birds

Love the Bald Eagle? How about the Baltimore Oriole? These are just a couple of the bird species threatened by climate change. According to Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report, shifting and shrinking ranges could endanger nearly half of North American bird species. Watch the video below to find out more. Courtesy of the National... (More...)
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Top People’s Climate March press hits, so far:

Here are 10 of the most noteworthy press stories about the People’s Climate March from the past two weeks or so. Attention is REALLY building for this action: 1) Activists plan NYC climate march before UN Summit (Associated Press- released by all news sources.. even FOX News!) http://bigstory.ap.org/article/activists-plan-nyc-climate-march-un-summit 2) Everything You Need To Know To... (More...)
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People’s Climate March, by the numbers

Here are just a few of the more impressive numbers coming together for the People’s Climate March on September 21st. If you’re ready to be a part of this historic event, click here to get plugged in. 50: US states that will be represented at the march. 374: Buses and trains currently listed online for... (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.

Visit PeoplesClimateMarch.org.

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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