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Hundred-year Balkan floods: a report from the ground

Guest blog by Rastko Šejić from Obrenovac, Serbia, 350.org Global Power Shift participant Obrenovac, Serbia It’s 6:00 on 16th May when an SMS from my little sister Rastislava wakes me up to a gloomy morning. It’s been raining heavily for three days. My sister’s message reads, “Our neighbourhood is under water”. I call her immediately.... (More...)
Climate Impacts Eastern Europe Europe Extreme Weather Fossil Fuels

#NeverForget #YolandaPH

February 15 marks the first 100 days from#YolandaPH  (international name: Haiyan). We #Never Forget how it devastated the Philippines. From February 8 to 15, we invite  our fellow netizens to talk to our family, friends and countrymen on Facebook, Twitter and various other social networks about the continuing struggle that Yolanda survivors continue to face.... (More...)
Climate Impacts Climate Justice East Asia Extreme Weather Southeast Asia

Haiyan Survivors Rising Up!

What you are seeing are 12,000 survivors of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hailing from across the islands of Leyte and Samar that have gathered last January 25 in a massive protest action—the biggest, they say, that the Eastern Visayas region has ever seen in recent years—demanding compensation and justice in response to the criminal negligence and... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Impacts Climate Justice East Asia Extreme Weather Southeast Asia

Climate Change in 2013 & What To Expect Moving Forward in 2014

This guest post was written by guest blogger Spencer Johnson & cross-posted from 350 MA’s Climate Beat. 2013 is almost over.     We’ve seen victories this year in all categories of environmental justice and activism, but we’ve seen some detrimental losses.   Barack Obama, upon being inaugurated for his second term, said, “We will respond to the... (More...)
Climate Impacts Divestment Extreme Weather Fossil Fuels Global Keystone XL

#WeStandWithYou - Climate Justice Vigils For the Philippines

On November 21st-22nd, 2013 people across the world will come together at vigils to remember the victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, and to call for climate action that will honor their memory. Justice delayed is justice denied.

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