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Climate Warrior from Tokelau

  Seia Mikaele Maiava has always known that his place was in Tokelau, not only serving his people, but also serving his people to the best of his abilities. For Mika, this sense of service meant taking leadership roles in working with indigenous peoples rights, as well as mobilising people in the climate movement across... (More...)
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A Message From The Pacific

My name is Milañ Loeak, I’m from the Marshall Islands, and I bring you a message on behalf of my Climate Warrior brothers and sisters from across Oceania. You’ve probably heard it all before — that the climate is changing, that the ocean is rising, that my home in the islands will be the first... (More...)
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These images look like they’re from the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, but they were actually taken this year

These photographs look like they came straight out of the Great Depression, but they’re actually from this year. This harrowing video shows a bleak, drought-stricken future for California farmers and the United States’ breadbasket unless we taken serious action (including putting a stop to fracking, and we should probably stop watering lawns and golf courses... (More...)
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Pacific Climate Warriors face to face with Big Coal

30 Pacific Climate Warriors made their way to the Leard State Forest to stop climate change where it starts. The Warriors stood in solidarity with the campaign to stop the construction of Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek Coal Mine and the ongoing operation and expansion of Idemitsu’s Boggabri Coal. The Climate Warriors witnessed firsthand the mass destruction of Whitehaven... (More...)
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This infographic shows us why we really need to reduce the risks of hurricane destruction in the first place

The last 10 years brought us 15 of the worst hurricanes ever recorded in the United States. They claimed more than 2,000 lives, destroyed millions of homes, and cost $310 billion in damages. These losses show us why the cost of not acting on climate change, which is likely to increase the number and intensity... (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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Glasgow Divests… This Changes Everything

The University of Glasgow has become the first university in Europe to divest from the fossil fuel industry. After a year of student campaigning the University Court has voted today to begin divesting its entire £129 million endowment from fossil fuels. This is a major victory for the UK and Europe’s rapidly growing fossil fuel... (More...)
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu tells us time is running out; here’s what we need to do

Today, October 7th, Archbishop Desmond Tutu celebrates his 83rd birthday, and he’s got an important message for you. Watch him lay it down on “the human rights challenge of our time” in the video below. Happy birthday to one of our most incredible climate leaders! Courtesy of Fenton Communications (More...)
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