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We refuse to accept a future where deadly storms become a way of life

We just sent out this email to our friends around the world. Not on our email list yet? Sign up here to receive crucial updates from the climate movement.  Dear Friends, I’m writing from the Philippines, where Typhoon Hagupit has forced over a million people into emergency shelters and taken more than 20 lives. This storm comes... (More...)
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People Surge: to Rage and Love for Justice

It was plastered all over our nation’s news and even broke into the global reports: the inspiring strength to rise up, resurge and demand justice despite their tragic losses was displayed by the People Surge, an alliance of Super Typhoon Haiyan survivors and their supporters.   I have witnessed the increasing poverty in the most impacted... (More...)
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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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These people are about to reach the end of a 1,000-km walk commemorating one of the worst storms in history

These brave, determined souls are walking 1,000 kilometers from Manila to “ground zero” of Typhoon Haiayan (aka Yolanda) in Tacloban City in the Philippines to demand climate justice. They’re set to arrive on November 8th, the one year anniversary of the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Watch the video, then follow the walk here.... (More...)
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10 important findings from the IPCC Reports

The final installment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) is due for release on November 2. The Synthesis Report serves as the capstone aiming to distill, synthesise and integrate the findings of the working group contributions released over this past year. The reports of the three Working Groups over... (More...)
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These images look like they’re from the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, but they were actually taken this year

These photographs look like they came straight out of the Great Depression, but they’re actually from this year. This harrowing video shows a bleak, drought-stricken future for California farmers and the United States’ breadbasket unless we taken serious action (including putting a stop to fracking, and we should probably stop watering lawns and golf courses... (More...)
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