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They’ve been exploited by their government and oil companies for decades — now it’s time for justice

Since March 2013, four major river basins in the Peruvian Amazon have been declared environmental and humanitarian crisis zones. And after decades of oil exploitation, Peruvian communities are still fighting back — several are raising their voices to demand that Petroperú clean up its act before the company tries to renew its license for oil... (More...)
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Coal in Ukrainian energy sector: too much dirt to hide under the carpet

Oleg Savistky, climate and energy activist from Ukraine on why Europeans’ call for divestment should include divesting from state-subsidized Ukrainian energy, in a guest post. “What is needed now is external pressure from European public, calling for seizure of electricity imports from Ukraine and halting investments into Ukrainian coal industry”. Let’s suppose you have a... (More...)
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5 Things You Need to Know From the UN Climate Agreement

The latest round of climate talks just concluded in Lima, Peru after two tense days of overtime negotiations. The talks produced a new document, the Lima Call for Climate Action, that sets up the framework for negotiations on a new climate treaty that will be decided in Paris next year. Overall, however, the talks were... (More...)
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Must-see speeches from a weekend protesting Kinder Morgan’s atrocious pipeline project

Simply put, these people are badasses. Since last Thursday, more than 50 have been arrested while protesting at Burnaby Mountain, where Kinder Morgan is drilling and surveying to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline. Watch the videos below to hear what these brave folks have to say, then click here to find out how you can... (More...)
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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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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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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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Fossil Free

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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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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