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Cultivating Climate Justice: From the Frontlines of the Crisis

By the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) and Other Worlds.   “To anyone who continues to deny the reality that is climate change…. I dare you to go to the islands of the Pacific, the islands of the Caribbean and the islands of the Indian Ocean and see the impacts of rising sea levels; to the mountainous... (More...)
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Why the College of the Marshall Islands is divesting from fossil fuels – and why your institution should too

With 350 Pacific launching their campaign on Divestment in the Pacific region today, our Divestment Campaign spokesperson, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner blogs about why the College of the Marshall Islands is divesting from fossil fuels, and why your institution should too. You can read her blog here and below. A few weeks ago I was called into the office of... (More...)
Divestment Pacific

Heads in the sand at Bondi – our message to Tony Abbott on his climate change policies!

It’s pretty clear that on climate change, Tony Abbott’s head is well and truly buried in the sand. To appropriately salute the sheer mindlessness of Australia’s Prime Minister as world leaders gather for the G20 in Brisbane, hundreds of people did something extraordinary today. Absurd? Inconceivable? A bit crazy? Yes, but that’s exactly what Tony... (More...)
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A typical president’s daughter probably wouldn’t blockade the world’s biggest coal port, but Milañ Loeak did

Pacific Climate Warriors did something amazing earlier this month. Using traditional canoes, they paddled out to block the path of coal ships headed toward the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle, Australia. Milañ Loeak, daughter of the president of the Marshall Islands, was among the protestors. Watch her speak out about the blockade and the... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Coal Pacific

A bank is doing something awful with these cute Aussie kids’ money. See how they’re fighting back.

These “Dollarmites” – a.k.a. Aussie kids with Commonwealth Bank accounts – are not happy about how their pocket money might be invested. The Commonwealth Bank is funding a project to build the world’s biggest coal port on the Great Barrier Reef. When the kids found out their bank had plans to destroy one of Australia’s national... (More...)
Coal Pacific

Climate Warrior from Tokelau

  Seia Mikaele Maiava has always known that his place was in Tokelau, not only serving his people, but also serving his people to the best of his abilities. For Mika, this sense of service meant taking leadership roles in working with indigenous peoples rights, as well as mobilising people in the climate movement across... (More...)
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A Message From The Pacific

My name is Milañ Loeak, I’m from the Marshall Islands, and I bring you a message on behalf of my Climate Warrior brothers and sisters from across Oceania. You’ve probably heard it all before — that the climate is changing, that the ocean is rising, that my home in the islands will be the first... (More...)
Coal Pacific

Pacific Climate Warriors

This October, 30 Pacific Climate Warriors will bring the story of climate change
impacts on their homes to Australia. This is climate change fuelled by Australian fossil fuels.
Join us to #StandUpForThePacific

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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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