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What the World Humanitarian Summit means for Climate Change

As 350.org’s Climate Impacts Coordinator, I joined about 9000 other delegates from around the world  for the first ever World Humanitarian Summit from May 23-24th. While 350.org doesn’t provide humanitarian aid, we’re increasingly concerned with just how hard climate change is biting, and committed to supporting people-oriented responses to the impacts of climate change. With... (More...)
Climate Impacts Climate Justice Extreme Weather Global Location Topic Uncategorized

The Fierce Urgency of Now. . .

Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights and Black Freedom Movements transformed the United States. Their victories laid the groundwork for our current struggles for racial, economic and climate justice.  These victories required deep movement work and relationship building that is too often glossed over as if its success was inevitable —... (More...)
Climate Justice North America Topic

El Niño: State of Emergency

Intensified by climate change, this El Niño is exceeding previous records and it is on track to unleashing severe and destructive extreme weather in the coming months. “This El Niño is playing out in uncharted territory. Our planet has altered dramatically because of climate change.” — Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization  ... (More...)
Climate Impacts Extreme Weather Global Location Topic

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...)
Location Pacific Power Shift Topic

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...)
Actions/Demonstrations Fossil Fuels Location Maules Creek Pacific Topic