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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...)
North America Tar Sands

Tuesday: Reject Keystone XL Now!

Friends, President Obama is on the brink of making his final decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline — last Friday, the Nebraska Supreme Court validated the pipeline’s risky route through the state, moving the pipeline onto his desk. That makes the coming weeks a critical period to demonstrate to the President that we... (More...)
Keystone XL North America

The Nebraska Supreme Court Decision on Keystone XL

Friends, Earlier today, the Nebraska Supreme Court avoided ruling on the current Keystone XL route in Nebraska, allowing the pipeline route to stand in the state. Landowners had been counting on the courts to protect them from TransCanada’s bullying attempts to run tar sands through their homes. As happens all too often with Big Oil,... (More...)
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Alaskan 4th graders made a clever video about their not-so-white Christmas, but it ended up being something much more powerful.

These kids at the Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat school in Quinhagak, Alaska, did something awesome. They made a super cute and clever video of themselves lamenting a warm, snowless December, shot by teacher James Barthelman. But cuteness aside, this video is also a powerful way of showing how the climate is changing in Alaska — as climate... (More...)
Climate Impacts North America

2015: The Year We Turn Away from Tar Sands

In 2014 Naomi Klein popularized the term “blockadia” in her book This Changes Everything using the term as a sort of catch-all to describe the grassroots insurgency emerging across the globe in the face of extreme energy development. This past year also saw the continued desperate push by tar sands peddlers to build more pipelines, new... (More...)
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Vermont’s Harvard Alumni Club Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment

We just got this great news in our inbox here at 350.org: the Harvard Radcliffe Club of Vermont, the alumni organization for the state, has officially backed fossil fuel divestment. They’re the first Harvard alumni club to support the cause, although we’re hoping that many more will follow. If you’re a alumnus of a college... (More...)
Divestment North America

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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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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