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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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This infographic shows us why we really need to reduce the risks of hurricane destruction in the first place

The last 10 years brought us 15 of the worst hurricanes ever recorded in the United States. They claimed more than 2,000 lives, destroyed millions of homes, and cost $310 billion in damages. These losses show us why the cost of not acting on climate change, which is likely to increase the number and intensity... (More...)
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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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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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