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Two Senators who should NOT be voting for Keystone XL:

Friends, Wednesday morning, as news of President Obama’s new climate goals spread, a new poll was released showing Keystone XL is less popular than ever — particularly with the President’s own party. But by that afternoon, the most oil-soaked Senators in Congress were on the floor pushing for a vote to force approval of Keystone... (More...)
Keystone XL North America

President Obama’s Strong Words on Keystone XL

The strategy by some oil-soaked Senators to try and approve the Keystone XL pipeline is already backfiring. The last time Congress tried to force the President’s hand on KXL, he sent the project back the drawing board because of concerns over the route in Nebraska. This morning, the President had these strong words for pipeline... (More...)

Fossil Free Stanford Takes on Oil and Gas at Investment Panel Meeting

Post written by the Students of Fossil Free Stanford. Stanford students aren’t backing down. Since our big victory in successfully petitioning the university to divest from coal last spring, Fossil Free Stanford has continued to pressure the administration to withdraw its investments from oil and natural gas. Now returning to action in the new academic... (More...)

Heads in the sand at Bondi – our message to Tony Abbott on his climate change policies!

It’s pretty clear that on climate change, Tony Abbott’s head is well and truly buried in the sand. To appropriately salute the sheer mindlessness of Australia’s Prime Minister as world leaders gather for the G20 in Brisbane, hundreds of people did something extraordinary today. Absurd? Inconceivable? A bit crazy? Yes, but that’s exactly what Tony... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Pacific

Building Towards Strategic Escalation

 This is part 2 in a blog series by Sara Blazevic, Swarthmore College - Reflections of a US student divestment campaigner in the wake of a new IPCC report and a new school year. The summer after my freshman year of college – and my first year working on Swarthmore Mountain Justice’s fossil fuel divestment campaign... (More...)

China and US Climate Accord a Step Forward; Strengthen the Case for Divestment and Stopping Keystone XL

New York City – China and the Unites States announced a new agreement on climate change tonight. The following is a statement from May Boeve, Executive Director of 350.org: “It’s no coincidence that after the biggest climate mobilization in history, world leaders are stepping up their ambition on climate action. This announcement is a sign that President Obama... (More...)