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Shifting the Power in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Climate Change Movement (ACCM) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit & non political organization of dedicated, energetic and passionate youngsters, professionals and civil society activists. ACCM was found as a result of a commitment with GPS, June 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey ACCM recently organized a climate change awareness seminar. The event held on 24th May, 2014…... (More...)
Power Shift

Students lock-on at Swansea University fracking research campus

Swansea University Bay Campus shut down by residents and students campaigning against fracking research. Today at 6am, as part of the Reclaim the Power camp, concerned residents from Swansea, students and graduates, dressed as mad scientists, shut down construction of Swansea University’s Bay Campus. There are two protestors locked on, one up a tripod and... (More...)
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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

These warriors are preparing for an epic journey to stop the fossil fuel industry from destroying their homes

… And guess what? You can help them: Stand Up for the Pacific. Many Pacific Islanders face losing everything to sea level rise, but here’s a message from them: “We are not drowning. We are fighting.” This October, the Pacific Climate Warriors will journey to Australia to stand up to those blocking action on climate... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Pacific

Can climate change actually make us healthier?

Climate change could be the greatest health threat of our time, but can we turn it into our greatest moment of opportunity? Watch the video below, and find out more about what climate change means for human health here. Courtesy of The Global Climate & Health Alliance (More...)
Climate Impacts

Urban projects fight climate change in Russia and beyond

Simple and practical actions may sometimes speak louder than words. It is hardly a mere coincidence that Gandhi span and mined salt, Berliners hammered at the wall, the nuclear weapon’s opponents made cranes out of paper. These simple matter-of-fact actions helped activists recruit supporters, reach their objectives and simply made history as symbols of entire... (More...)

Ethics committee to universities: oil research can be unethical

The Norwegian committee on research ethics tells institutions that oil research, often sponsored by the industry, is ethically irresponsible if it contradicts UNs climate targets. After months of deliberation over the ethics of petroleum research, the statement from The Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology (NENT) is ready. Their powerful conclusion could shift the priorities of research... (More...)
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