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Broad support from German NGOs for direct action against coal

Numerous German NGOs have issued a statement in solidarity with the peaceful direct action Ende Gelände from 14-16 August that aims to bring the coal diggers in the Rhineland to a halt. The declaration signed by 350.org, Friends of the Earth Germany, Oxfam, Campact, urgewald, Attac and many more, refers to the action as an ‘awakening signal to phase... (More...)
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Climate change! No trespassing?

This summer, a mass act of civil disobedience will bring the diggers in the Rhineland coalfields – Europe’s biggest source of CO2 – to a halt. We talked to Martin Weis, who is involved in the grassroots coalition Ende Gelände that is organising the action. This summer, Ende Gelände is organising a mass action to... (More...)
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Cette fin de semaine marque un point tournant

Cette fin de semaine, partout au Québec et au Canada, des milliers de personnes ont prouvé que nous bâtissons ensemble un nouveau mouvement pour le climat — un mouvement que nous avons grandi, diversifé, et rendu plus fort. Aujourd’hui, plus de 10 000 personnes, dans une démonstation spectaculaire de solidarité et d’unité, ont convergé dans... (More...)
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This weekend was a turning point in the Canadian climate movement

Pour le français, cliquez ici This weekend, people across Canada showed that we are building the kind of climate movement we need: broad, diverse, and powerful. Today, in a spectacular demonstration of unity and solidarity, over 10,000 people marched together in Toronto for Jobs, Justice and the Climate. This mobilization brought together a truly diverse... (More...)
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Let a million climate actions bloom

In the past week there has been a ferment of opposition against dirty energy across the Philippine archipelago as communities, organisations and the Catholic church step up their campaigns against coal.  Following news of the Norwegian parliament’s formal endorsement of divesting  its $900 Billion sovereign wealth fund, that will cut funding for the Philippines’ top dirty energy producers including:... (More...)
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Stop the TPP!

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement — a trade deal being negotiated between dozens of countries — is the fossil fuel industry’s latest tool to shut down climate action, and we’re joining a huge coalition to stop it.

The TPP would give foreign fossil fuel corporations the right to sue city, state and national governments if climate action hurts their profits. It’s an enormous corporate power grab and it threatens to undermine climate progress around the world.

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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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