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350 Vanuatu – Meet the team, and the big plans!

Over the last five years, we’ve been working with 350 groups across more than 15 Pacific Islands.What started out as a network that organised for the 350.org global days of action, has now evolved into a grassroots network of Pacific Islanders building movement locally, and translating that into campaigns to stand up and protect the... (More...)
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Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don’t Read About

If someone was to google “Kiribati,” search results will speak of the sad realities of this Pacific Island nation. “Plagued by sea-level rise,” “Besieged by the rising tide of climate change,” and “Climate change destroys Pacific Island Nation” are the headlines you are most likely to stumble across. Sadly, this island nation, rose to fame... (More...)
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Amazing news from Australia: Leard State Forest destruction halted!

Remarkable news from Australia! Today Whitehaven Coal has been forced to halt clearing of the Leard State Forest – where it plans to develop its gigantic Maules Creek coal mine. Share the great news on Facebook here.  Maules Creek Community Council, represented by the Environmental Defenders Office of New South Wales (NSW), sought an interim injunction... (More...)
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We’re Building Canoes

In April 2014, 350 Pacific Climate Warriors across the region performed and rallied to mark the start of building canoes for the Pacific Warrior Campaign. Since then, the teams have been working hard on preparing the canoes. In Vanuatu, as you can see in the video below, the team have been donated a specially selected tree... (More...)
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Success! 5 Key Factors in the Anglican Church of NZ & Polynesia’s Vote to Divest

Last week, the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia became the first province in the worldwide Anglican Communion to vote to divest from fossil fuels. In this blog, Matheson Russell who is a member of Auckland’s Diocesan Climate Change Action Group and recently joined the board of 350 Aotearoa (the New Zealand arm of 350.org), tells... (More...)
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Australian Doctor: Why I Took Direct Action to Stop Coal

On Saturday May 3rd, a group of medical doctors and medical students calling themselves “Medics Against Coal” blocked the main entrance to Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Project in northeastern New South Wales, Australia. It was a powerful demonstration against  the clearing of half of Leard State Forest to make way for what would be one of... (More...)
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Summer Heat Australia

As the temperature rises, so do we. This summer, we will take on the fossil fuel industry. From where fossil fuels leave the ground, to the halls of power, to the communities feeling the impacts of climate change, join in and stand up for our future.

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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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