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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...)
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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...)
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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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The People’s Climate March Goes Far Beyond New York City

On September 21st in New York, the People’s Climate March will be the biggest mass mobilization the climate movement has ever seen. As world leaders gather for a landmark climate summit at the UN Headquarters, a movement of movements is mobilizing to reflect the seriousness, urgency, and people-power needed to address the climate crisis. This is a... (More...)
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