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People’s Climate Mobilisation: A Global Invitation

To change everything, we need everyone. This September, world leaders are coming to New York City to talk about how to address the climate crisis. This is a crucial moment; we’re at a crossroads. We can and must change course by building a new economy through efforts to reconceive corporations and redefine economic progress. We... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Divestment Fossil Fuels Global Renewable Energy

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...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Global Renewable Energy

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...)
Climate Impacts Climate Justice Fossil Fuels Pacific Renewable Energy

IPCC: Divest from fossil fuels for a safe climate

“It does not cost the world to save the planet” — Ottmar Edenhofer, co-chair of the IPCC Working Group III  The Working Group III contribution to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report released yesterday provides a comprehensive assessment of all relevant options for mitigating climate change through limiting or preventing greenhouse... (More...)
Divestment Fossil Fuels Global Renewable Energy

Power Shift Pilipinas: #SulongPH

Power Shift Pilipinas national youth-led convergence takes on PH climate crisis National day of action in Cebu to protest crises of coal expansion, energy privatization and Yolanda injustice CEBU CITY – Over 100 youth and grassroots participants in the Power Shift Pilipinas (PSPH), a national youth-led convergence held in Cebu City confronting the crisis of... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Impacts Climate Justice East Asia Fossil Fuels Power Shift Renewable Energy Southeast Asia

Poles want energy transition to renewables = no new coal!

Guest blog from Diana Maciąga, Global Power Shift participant and organiser for the Association Workshop for All Beings/ StopEP campaign The vast majority of Poles want their country to take strong action on climate change and shift to renewable energy. This is the result of a representative nationwide poll by TNS Polska in March 2014... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Eastern Europe Europe Fossil Fuels Renewable Energy