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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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Frontline Truths: Stories From the Pacific Climate Warriors

The stories we have collected across the region, represent our climate realities. It also represents our shared hope for the Pacific and the world. This year Pacific took ownership of how our stories are being told to the world. The following are our truths as a people at the frontlines of climate change. These... (More...)
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Occupy Vanuatu Climate Protest

Today in Port Vila over 200 people, including youth and secondary school students, occupied the central vegetable market in protest against new coal mines and their climate impacts on Vanuatu’s people. Vanuatu’s vegetable market had been closed for months after severe category 5 Cyclone Pam devastated the country in March 2015. Led by 350 Vanuatu,... (More...)
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Kiribati President tells world leaders to #stopdigging

Kiribati President Anote Tong today called on world leaders to support a global moratorium on new coal mines and coal mine expansions. “There is no plausible scenario in which a world that is tackling climate change is a world that needs more coal mines“, President Tong wrote in a letter to over 100 world leaders... (More...)
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Their Words Will Inspire You: Stories From Fiji

We recently started a new series on our Instagram – modeled after Humans of New York – that profiles young climate activists from around the world. 350 Pacific‘s Communications Coordinator Fenton Lutunatabua helped start the series strong with these powerful stories from Fiji. Meet 5 people at the frontlines of fighting for a better world. This... (More...)
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One Earth, One Human Family: climate march in Rome

Thousands marched in Rome today to celebrate the Pope’s recent call for urgent climate action   People of faith, civil society groups, and communities impacted by climate change marched together in Rome this Sunday to express gratitude to Pope Francis for the release of his encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, and call for bolder... (More...)
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The Valley of Hope

In the heart of Gippsland, just over an hours drive east of Melbourne lies the Latrobe Valley. Nestled between the beautiful Strzelecki mountain ranges and Baw Baw National Park, the Valley’s landscape has been scarred by over a century of coal extraction. But it’s not just the landscape that carries the burden of this industry,... (More...)
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The Pacific Climate Warriors Support the ShellNo! Activists.

To the ShellNo! activists and community members of the Pacific Northwest, The Pacific Climate Warriors want to send a statement of gratitude and support for your upcoming rallies and actions on May 16-18th opposing Shell’s attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic. Last year, 30 of our Pacific Climate Warriors from 12 different Pacific Island... (More...)
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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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