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Church of Sweden completes full divestment

Before the warm glow of empowerment from this weekend’s People’s Climate Mobilisation has even worn off, there’s some incredible news to share with you on the divestment campaign front. President Al Gore is presenting over 800 fossil fuel divestment commitments by institutions and individuals in a speech to heads of state at the UN Climate... (More...)
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It’s a Sign: Global Divestment Mobilization in 20 Photos

Words are rarely enough…except when they are held in front of widespread, history-changing action calling upon the world to be more accountable. Although divestment signs hailed from the US and Canada to the UK and Germany this past weekend – some hovering over carbon bubbles, others scrawled across a cardboard box – the sentiment was the same:... (More...)
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$50 billion

Yesterday’s People’s Climate Mobilization was transformative. The climate movement took New York by storm — along with Rio, London, Jakarta, Brisbane, and thousands of other cities and towns around the world. The divestment movement was out in force too!  Of the 50,000 students from 400 campuses at yesterday’s march, many of them were fighting for divestment... (More...)
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Favorite Photos and Numbers of the People’s Climate March

The world is still grasping what happened yesterday on September 21, 2014 as we came together in the largest mobilization around the environment that history has ever seen. While we find the words to express the enormity, here are some numbers and photos that are helping us along. 400,000: People (with some estimates going even higher)... (More...)
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Dogs for Divestment! The Pets of the People’s Climate March

Today, on September 21, 2014, we witnessed something massive across the planet. Marching together on six continents, we proved that to change everything, we need everyone. And that includes dogs, too. In the coming days, we are going to reflect, celebrate, and take action. News is exploding everywhere about the march and we know the road... (More...)
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Officially the biggest climate mobilisation ever.

Friends, Today more people took to the streets calling for climate action than on any other day in history. From New York City to Rio, London to Delhi — we were everywhere. This is what hope looks like: (click here to see more photos) On Tuesday, more world leaders will gather in New York to... (More...)
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IT’S HAPPENING!

It started — The People’s Climate Mobilisation is happening all over the world! Just get a sense of what its looking like:   Rallies in Lisbon and Delhi, marches in Istanbul, Manila, Cape Town, Majuro and Papua New Guinea, concerts in Johannesburg — this is true people powered movement: enormous, powerful, diverse and beautiful. People... (More...)
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Where is Divestment at the People’s Climate March?

Most of us have never met in person. For months, we’ve seen each other’s names on emails and petitions; we’ve made plans and spoken on the phone. But this weekend, all of that changes. Right now, on this Saturday morning, you might be reading this post from one of the 500 buses driving from Minnesota,... (More...)
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Oil and Water on the Hudson River

 For the first two weeks of September, a flotilla of handmade paper canoes journeyed the improbable waters of the Hudson River from Troy to Manhattan, weaving stories of resistance and resilience on a voyage to the People’s Climate March. The flotilla’s journey wove together many distinct stories of local environmental threats in the context of... (More...)
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