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Going beyond 60 minutes

Earth Hour has become an expression of unanimity and solidarity for a more sustainable path to progress, with millions of people across the globe taking part in the initiative every year. As good as it is though, we must never forget that responding proportionately to the challenge posed by climate change it must not begin... (More...)
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World Social Forum 2015: Another World is Possible

This week, for the second time in a row, the World Social Forum (WSF) gathered in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab spring. During the five-day event, 70,000 delegates from more than 4,000 organisations representing 120 countries discussed a wide range of issues and topics including, climate justice, immigration, media freedom, women’s rights, refugees and... (More...)
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Climate workroom – 2015: a how-to for a do-it-yourself future

By Mikhail Matveev, 350.org Communication Coordinator on East Europe, Causasus, Central Asia -March 18, 2015 Climate change is happening in our region 2.5 times faster than the global average. It brings droughts, floods, fires and smog. But there is encouraging news as well: more and more people are implementing up-to-date green solutions and creating an... (More...)
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Guardian launches fossil fuel divestment campaign

The Guardian, one of the world’s most respected and influential news organisations, has joined the fight to keep fossil fuels underground by launching its own divestment campaign in partnership with 350.org. In just 24 hours, more than 75,000 people have joined the campaign on the Guardian’s website asking the world’s largest charitable foundations – the... (More...)
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An update from 350 Vanuatu

Today 350 Pacific’s Coordinator, Koreti Tiumalu sent this message to 350.org supporters to update them about the situation in Vanuatu. Dear friend, “In the next days people will not have enough food anymore” Isso Nihmei, 350 Vanuatu Coordinator. By now you’ve probably heard about Tropical Cyclone Pam — the category 5 cyclone that brought devastation upon the... (More...)
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Live Blog: Cyclone Pam In West Pacific

The massive tropical storm Cyclone Pam is the first category 5 storm to make landfall since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines in 2013.>> The island nation of Vanuatu was hit around 10 pm Feb 13, with winds at 250 km/hr. Also impacted Tuvalu and Kiribati.>>  Was 1 of 4 tropical storms in the West Pacific.>> For... (More...)
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Watch Jon Stewart slam Governor Christie’s affair with Exxon

On Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart rips into New Jersey Governor Christie’s settlement with Exxon, where Christie got the world’s wealthiest oil company off the hook for decades of toxic contamination. Check out Jon Stewart’s hilarious-as-always coverage of this outrageous deal in the video below — then sign this petition demanding that... (More...)
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Overnight update from Vanuatu on Cyclone Pam.

Overnight in the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam, one of the strongest storms seen in the South Pacific in years, continues to leave a trail of mass destruction. We received this update from the 350 Vanuatu team, who have been up all night helping locals during the storm. 350 Vanuatu coordinator, Isso... (More...)
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