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6 reasons to sign up for Global Divestment Day (now, not later)

350.org and its partners have called on people everywhere to take part in the first ever Global Divestment Day this coming February 13 and 14. Already people in Europe,North America, Africa, Latin America, Oceania and Asia are planning how to take their fossil fuel divestment campaigning to a new level. From mass actions in the... (More...)

Glimpses from Stockholm activities with Bill McKibben

Glimpses from the flashmob by Hanna Leghammar, divestment flashmob organiser in Stockholm Glimpses from the award ceremony by Andreas Jonsson, divestment campaigner in Uppsala THE UMBRELLA FLASHMOB A cold Saturday evening, the Saturday before Advent, environmentalists gathered at Sergels Torg in Stockholm, Sweden. The quiet manifestation attracted passing to pause their pre-Christmas hysteria and curiously... (More...)

December 11, 2014 For Immediate Release 60+ Groups Call for a Climate Review of Energy East Leading environmental organizations & community groups call for the National Energy Board to consider the upstream climate impacts of the pipeline. Full Letter Montreal, QC -­ Today, over 60 environmental and community groups from across Canada sent a letter to Peter... (More...)

Who Are The Top Tar Sands Companies?

Big news for the divestment campaign. Fossil Free Indexes, the firm that maintains the “Top 200 Coal, Oil, and Gas Companies” list (The Carbon Underground 200), has produced a list of the top Tar Sands companies – The Carbon Underground Tar Sands 20. Why 20 you ask? For the same reason there are 200 on... (More...)

We refuse to accept a future where deadly storms become a way of life

We just sent out this email to our friends around the world. Not on our email list yet? Sign up here to receive crucial updates from the climate movement.  Dear Friends, I’m writing from the Philippines, where Typhoon Hagupit has forced over a million people into emergency shelters and taken more than 20 lives. This storm comes... (More...)
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Happy Birthday to Pomona’s Divestment Campaign

Meagan Tokunaga is a member of the Pomona College Divestment Team, Cross-Posted from the Claremont Climate Justice website. Check out great coverage in their student newspaper here: http://bit.ly/13093XL Today the Pomona College Divestment Team celebrated two years of organizing for climate justice, and urged the Trustees to reconsider their previous decision on divestment. The campaign began on this... (More...)