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10 important findings from the IPCC Reports

The final instalment 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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Archbishop Desmond Tutu tells us time is running out; here’s what we need to do

Today, October 7th, Archbishop Desmond Tutu celebrates his 83rd birthday, and he’s got an important message for you. Watch him lay it down on “the human rights challenge of our time” in the video below. Happy birthday to one of our most incredible climate leaders! Courtesy of Fenton Communications (More...)
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End to Vattenfall’s European coal expansion plans?

Vattenfall’s plans to grow its coal mining operations in Germany’s Lausitz region were cast into doubt today. The newly-elected Swedish government, made up of Social Democrats and Greens, is calling on the state-owned energy giantVattenfall to “terminate the expansion of brown coal” – otherwise known as lignite. The move calls into question the company’s plans... (More...)
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Who Says Voters Don’t Care About Climate Change?

There’s a lot you can take away from the People’s Climate March. From one perspective, it taught us the sheer extent of what’s possible when diverse groups rally behind a common vision for the future. From another, it taught us how much that kind of grassroots movement can shift the narrative, and draw focus to... (More...)
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IT’S HAPPENING!

It started — The People’s Climate Mobilisation is happening all over the world! Just get a sense of what its looking like:   Rallies in Lisbon and Delhi, marches in Istanbul, Manila, Cape Town, Majuro and Papua New Guinea, concerts in Johannesburg — this is true people powered movement: enormous, powerful, diverse and beautiful. People... (More...)
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Oil and Water on the Hudson River

 For the first two weeks of September, a flotilla of handmade paper canoes journeyed the improbable waters of the Hudson River from Troy to Manhattan, weaving stories of resistance and resilience on a voyage to the People’s Climate March. The flotilla’s journey wove together many distinct stories of local environmental threats in the context of... (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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Switch off Tata Mundra

The World Bank refuses to recognize its own policy violations and the serious impacts of financing a deadly coal plant in Mundra, India. Let’s put pressure on World Bank’s president, Dr. Jim Kim, and make them stop ignoring the facts.

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Save Palawan's Pristine Environment

New coal plants in the face of Typhoon Haiyan and climate change are unacceptable — help us protect Palawan, the last frontier in the Philippines.

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Rampal plant in Bangladesh

Join the struggle to stop Rampal coal plant — a massive dirty project that could create devastating and irreversible impacts on the beautiful forests of  the Sundarbans.

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

We’re joining with organizations and communities throughout North America in a united campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline — the fuse to the largest carbon bomb on the planet.

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Trans Pacific Partnership

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a trade deal being negotiated behind closed doors that would boost corporate power at the expense of our climate and environment. We’re calling the negotiating parties to pull out of this corporate power-grab.

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