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Will climate denialism help Russian economy?

Facing economy crisis, Russian authorities give unprecedented tax preferences to fossil fuel industry stimulating new drilling in Arctic and East Siberia. Will climate denial benefit Russian economy? The recent call of Russian Deputy Prime-Minister Siluanov to “tighten the belts” has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong with the Russian economy . No doubt,... (More...)
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Civil society at UN climate negotiations in Bonn: “We Choose: Renewable Energy. Peoples’ Power. Be with us or step aside.”

    More than 100 people held a demonstration in Bonn today, outside the venue where the  Ministers of Environment are meeting for the UN climate negotiations. Organisations from every continent – including trade unions, social movements, environmental groups, gender and youth groups, indigenous groups and NGOs –are demanding action by the more than 198... (More...)
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Success! 5 Key Factors in the Anglican Church of NZ & Polynesia’s Vote to Divest

Last week, the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia became the first province in the worldwide Anglican Communion to vote to divest from fossil fuels. In this blog, Matheson Russell who is a member of Auckland’s Diocesan Climate Change Action Group and recently joined the board of 350 Aotearoa (the New Zealand arm of 350.org), tells... (More...)
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Tokelau leader to BHP Billiton: Your coal won’t solve poverty. Come and see for yourself.

In a further take-down of the claims of BHP Billiton and other coal companies that continued investment in coal is required to lift billions out of poverty, the Ulu (leader) of the Pacific Island nation of Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Kuresa Nasau, has written to the worlds biggest miner to challenge their claims. In the letter, the Ulu... (More...)
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Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2014 Contacts: Jamie Henn, jamie@350.org, 415-601-9337 Jane Kleeb, jane@boldnebraska.org, 402-705-3622 Maggie Kao, maggie.kao@sierraclub.org, 202-656-4548 Photos: http://bit.ly/protectphotos Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Cowboy and Indian Alliance Present a Painted Tipi to the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian as... (More...)
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Reject & Protect Opening Ceremony in Washington, DC

President Obama has new neighbors. This morning, led by 24 riders on horseback, the Cowboy Indian Alliance officially opened the Reject and Protect tipi camp on the National Mall. Surrounded by tribal flags, flags flying the family brands of Nebraska ranchers, (and dozens of reporters from media sources of every kind) they rode onto the... (More...)
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People's Climate March

In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a historic UN summit on climate change. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, let’s take a weekend and use it to bend the course of history.

Together, we’ll take to the streets to demand the world we know is within our reach: a world with an economy that works for people and the planet. A world safe from the ravages of climate change. A world with good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities for everyone.

To change everything, we need everyone on board. September 20-21 in New York City. Join us.

Visit PeoplesClimateMarch.org.

#WeStandWithYou - Climate Justice Vigils For the Philippines

On November 21st-22nd, 2013 people across the world will come together at vigils to remember the victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, and to call for climate action that will honor their memory. Justice delayed is justice denied.

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