Updates – Page 2

Historic commitment from Oxford City Council!

Great news – Oxford City Council has passed the first UK council motion in favour of Fossil Fuel divestment! At a meeting of the full Council on July 14, 2014, a motion proposed by Green Party Councillor Craig Simmons was passed, committing the council to make no direct investments in the fossil fuel industry for... (More...)

Why Students Plan To #FloodWallStreet for Divestment

On September 22nd, I’m skipping school. At 12:00pm on any normal Monday, I’d be sitting in “The History of Energy” at my small liberal arts school in midcoast Maine, learning about the fossil fuel extraction that got us here and where we’re headed next. The day after the People’s Climate March, however, I’m trading the... (More...)

Your grandchildren may never see some of our favorite birds

Love the Bald Eagle? How about the Baltimore Oriole? These are just a couple of the bird species threatened by climate change. According to Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report, shifting and shrinking ranges could endanger nearly half of North American bird species. Watch the video below to find out more. Courtesy of the National... (More...)
Climate Impacts North America

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...)

Top People’s Climate March press hits, so far:

Here are 10 of the most noteworthy press stories about the People’s Climate March from the past two weeks or so. Attention is REALLY building for this action: 1) Activists plan NYC climate march before UN Summit (Associated Press- released by all news sources.. even FOX News!) http://bigstory.ap.org/article/activists-plan-nyc-climate-march-un-summit 2) Everything You Need To Know To... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations North America

Our Collective Drumbeat

Cross-posted from peoplesclimate.org… I am not much of a writer, but I can’t help but write about what I’m witnessing right now. Both as 350 and as a larger climate movement, I believe we are hitting a new stride – and it is completely thrilling to both be a part of and imagine where this... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Global