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Alaskan 4th graders made a clever video about their not-so-white Christmas, but it ended up being something much more powerful.

These kids at the Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat school in Quinhagak, Alaska, did something awesome. They made a super cute and clever video of themselves lamenting a warm, snowless December, shot by teacher James Barthelman. But cuteness aside, this video is also a powerful way of showing how the climate is changing in Alaska — as climate... (More...)
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2015: The Year We Turn Away from Tar Sands

In 2014 Naomi Klein popularized the term “blockadia” in her book This Changes Everything using the term as a sort of catch-all to describe the grassroots insurgency emerging across the globe in the face of extreme energy development. This past year also saw the continued desperate push by tar sands peddlers to build more pipelines, new... (More...)
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Vermont’s Harvard Alumni Club Backs Fossil Fuel Divestment

We just got this great news in our inbox here at 350.org: the Harvard Radcliffe Club of Vermont, the alumni organization for the state, has officially backed fossil fuel divestment. They’re the first Harvard alumni club to support the cause, although we’re hoping that many more will follow. If you’re a alumnus of a college... (More...)
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We must be on the right track

Another year draws to a close and I’m reminded of the words of Mahatma Gandhi when I think of the progress our fossil fuel divestment movement has achieved in 2014. It’s true, many investors and fossil fuel industry insiders do continue to laugh at or ignore the “existential threat” we pose to them, as former... (More...)