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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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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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Hope looks like 15,000 people marching in the streets. Take 2 minutes to see for yourself.

The largest climate march in Latin America’s history happened this week — and wow, was it inspiring to see all the colorful images from the event. Indigenous communities, farmers, workers, miners, youth groups, and faith groups all took part and raised their voices together. Watch what it looked like in the 2-minute video below. Via... (More...)
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We refuse to accept a future where deadly storms become a way of life

We just sent out this email to our friends around the world. Not on our email list yet? Sign up here to receive crucial updates from the climate movement.  Dear Friends, I’m writing from the Philippines, where Typhoon Hagupit has forced over a million people into emergency shelters and taken more than 20 lives. This storm comes... (More...)
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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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Kick Polluters Out Of The UN Climate Talks

As climate change wreaks havoc in the Philippines and around the world, it is unacceptable to let corporate polluters hijack the UN climate negotiations. It’s time to kick the fossil fuel industry out of the climate talks.

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Disruption

“Disruption” is a powerful new film that anyone can use to get folks fired up and ready to join the People’s Climate March. It’s a fast-paced journey through the tangled world of climate change: the science, the politics, the solutions, and the stories that define this crisis at this pivotal point in human history. It’s about an hour long and ends with a crisp call to action: join the People’s Climate March.

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People's Climate March

In September, world leaders came to New York City for a historic UN summit on climate change. With our future on the line and the whole world watching, we took a weekend and used it to bend the course of history.

Together, we took 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.

Visit PeoplesClimateMarch.org.