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VIDEO: Everyone. Everywhere. People’s Climate Mobilisation

We, the people across the planet, are going to make history on climate change — again. We are about to write a new chapter and shift power to a just, safe, peaceful world. Will world leaders write this chapter with us? On September 20-21, let’s tell them it’s time for Actions, Not Words. (More...)
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Churches at the Frontline of Climate Action

Photographer: Alexander Neureuter, www.neureuters.de Johannes Kapelle has been playing the organ in the Protestant church of Proschim since he was 14. The 78-year-old is actively involved in his community, produces his own solar power and has raised three children with his wife on their farm in Proschim, a small village of 360 inhabitants in Lusatia,... (More...)
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Students lock-on at Swansea University fracking research campus

Swansea University Bay Campus shut down by residents and students campaigning against fracking research. Today at 6am, as part of the Reclaim the Power camp, concerned residents from Swansea, students and graduates, dressed as mad scientists, shut down construction of Swansea University’s Bay Campus. There are two protestors locked on, one up a tripod and... (More...)
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People’s Climate Mobilisation: A Global Invitation

To change everything, we need everyone. This September, world leaders are coming to New York City to talk about how to address the climate crisis. This is a crucial moment; we’re at a crossroads. We can and must change course by building a new economy through efforts to reconceive corporations and redefine economic progress. We... (More...)
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Ethics committee to universities: oil research can be unethical

The Norwegian committee on research ethics tells institutions that oil research, often sponsored by the industry, is ethically irresponsible if it contradicts UNs climate targets. After months of deliberation over the ethics of petroleum research, the statement from The Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT) is ready. Their powerful conclusion could shift the priorities of research... (More...)
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The People’s Climate March Goes Far Beyond New York City

On September 21st in New York, the People’s Climate March will be the biggest mass mobilization the climate movement has ever seen. As world leaders gather for a landmark climate summit at the UN Headquarters, a movement of movements is mobilizing to reflect the seriousness, urgency, and people-power needed to address the climate crisis. This is a... (More...)
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Want to Know The Four Best Responses to Fossil Fuel Divestment Criticism?

  During the spring of 2014, “Pitzer College announced a comprehensive and ambitious climate-action plan, including a commitment to divest the endowment of substantially all fossil-fuel-company stocks by the end of the year. It was not a decision made lightly, but a key step in more fully aligning the college’s actions with its mission and values.”... (More...)
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UK campaign heats up as SOAS freezes fossil fuel investments

Hot on the heels of Glasgow University, which recently announced that it will be making a decision on halting its fossil fuel investments in October 2014, campaigners at SOAS University of London are celebrating a preliminary victory. In the decision announced on Tuesday 29th July, SOAS management have agreed to temporarily freeze investments in fossil... (More...)
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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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Ban Divestment? No way.

Coal companies in Australia are pushing the government to make our fossil fuel divestment campaign illegal. We need your help to push back!

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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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