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Taller de Acción Fotográfica en Barcelona

El TAF! (Taller de Acción Fotográfica) coordinado por Oriana Eliçabe, miembro del colectivo Enmedio, estará impartiendo un taller en Barcelona conjunto con 350.org.  En esta ocasión los objetivos serán realizar una acción fotográfica colectiva con una temática muy concreta: el impacto en la salud y en el entorno de la contaminación producida por la incineración de residuos en cementeras.... (More...)
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A climate activist’s reflection of Ferguson October

For 73 nights, young people from Ferguson and St. Louis have led nightly protests demanding justice for the killing of Mike Brown. A local tragedy had re-ignited the movement to fight systemic racism, and as the world was watching Ferguson, Hands Up United, Organization for Black Struggle, Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment, Millennial Activists... (More...)
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Europe must close doors to tar sands oil

The European Union is attempting to throw open its doors to dirty tar sands oil, by abandoning its plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting.  After years of frustrating delays for climate campaigners, the EU appears to have caved in to intense lobbying efforts by oil giants and pressure from the Canadian government... (More...)
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Officially the biggest climate mobilisation ever.

Friends, Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather in New York to... (More...)
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Oil and Water on the Hudson River

 For the first two weeks of September, a flotilla of handmade paper canoes journeyed the improbable waters of the Hudson River from Troy to Manhattan, weaving stories of resistance and resilience on a voyage to the People’s Climate March. The flotilla’s journey wove together many distinct stories of local environmental threats in the context of... (More...)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014 Communities Across Canada Gear Up to Take on Tar Sands, Harper at Historic People’s Climate Mobilization Hundreds from Across Canada to Join March in New York, Dozens of Rallies Planned at Home Media Background Documents: March Logistics & Canada Overview (Including key Canadian contacts and stories) New York, NY – Next... (More...)
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Carpathian resistance: has the “green blessing” turned to a “green curse”?

In an attempt to gain energy independence from neighbouring Russia, Ukraine  has adopted dream-like tariffs and tax exemptions for green energy. The Ukrainian experience showcases that the “green economy”  is not just about taxes, tariffs, and technologies. But if we are, in fact, serious about building true democracy and addressing the climate crisis, we first... (More...)
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Fracking activists “Reclaim the Power” around UK

Early this morning, campaigners from the Reclaim the Power camp at Blackpool  unleashed a series of coordinated direct actions against fracking targets around the United Kingdom. Targets range from government departments to universities building new fracking research facilities and a fracking site in East Yorkshire. “What’s to hide, DEFRA?” Protestors occupied the Department of Environment,... (More...)
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Will climate denialism help Russian economy?

Facing an economic crisis, Russian authorities are giving unprecedented tax subsidies to the fossil fuel industry that lead to new drilling in the Arctic and East Siberia. Will ‘climate denialism’ benefit the Russian economy? The recent call by the Russian Deputy Prime-Minister Siluanov to “tighten belts” has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong... (More...)
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Kiribati and Climate Change: The Fight You Don’t Read About

If someone was to google “Kiribati,” search results will speak of the sad realities of this Pacific Island nation. “Plagued by sea-level rise,” “Besieged by the rising tide of climate change,” and “Climate change destroys Pacific Island Nation” are the headlines you are most likely to stumble across. Sadly, this island nation, rose to fame... (More...)
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