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May Boeve, Next Generation Leader

May Boeve is emphatically not your typical non-profit Executive Director. Which is to say: her life isn’t swanky cocktail parties in local halls of power, nor barking out orders to a cadre of aides, nor making fly-by-night phone calls to powerful political operatives, nor technocratic budgeting on Excel. No — 350’s Executive Director should really be called Activist-in-Chief,... (More...)
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Why Students Are Joining the March for Jobs, Justice & the Climate

This post was written by University of Toronto Divestment Organizer & Toronto350 member Jody Chan. Canada’s ready for a new kind of climate movement. On July 5th, we’re marching for climate and economic justice in Toronto, Canada. RSVP for the March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate at http://jobsjusticeclimate.ca If it’s wrong to wreck the planet,... (More...)
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Norway will make (coal) history

It’s set to be the largest divestment from fossil fuels ever made.  Just hours after a coalition of groups delivered nearly 50,000 signatures and a worldwide Twitterstorm to #DivestNorway, the Norwegian parliament last night issued a unanimous recommendation to divest its country’s sovereign wealth fund from the coal industry. The largest sovereign wealth fund in... (More...)
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Beyond Norway: The Faces Behind the Investments

Today in Oslo – 44,000 petition signatures were delivered urging Norwegian politicians to divest their Global Pension Fund from fossil fuels, starting with companies mining and burning coal. Coal investments make up only 1.2% of the fund’s US$867bn investment portfolio, yet this is enough to make the fund one of the ten largest coal investors... (More...)
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Norway: Heed our call divest from destruction

Yesterday Gerry Arances, the national coordinator of the Philippine Movement for Climate Justice, a broad coalition of grassroots organizations working with vulnerable sectors and communities to campaign for climate justice in the Philippines, addressed the Norwegian Parliament to divest the Norwegian sovereign fund from fossil-fuels as it comes under review in the Norwegian Parliament. Below... (More...)
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VIDEO: Young People > Fossil Fuels

This spring, we’ve seen incredible momentum in students launching a wave of escalated action, urging universities to divest from the companies driving the climate crisis and reinvest in just solutions. They drew a line between the fossil fuel industry and the fossil fuel resistance — led by young people, indigenous people, and people breathing the... (More...)
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Vietnam raises the heat on CommonBank to protect the Great Barrier Reef with an awesome music party!

In the past week communities across Australia and the planet held powerful actions at over 60 CommBank branches and raised the heat on CommBank and laid the foundations for a movement that won’t stop until the Bank rules out financing for the Galilee Basin mega coal mines. Among those that participated are the youth volunteers from 350.org... (More...)
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The Pacific Climate Warriors Support the ShellNo! Activists.

To the ShellNo! activists and community members of the Pacific Northwest, The Pacific Climate Warriors want to send a statement of gratitude and support for your upcoming rallies and actions on May 16-18th opposing Shell’s attempts to drill for oil in the Arctic. Last year, 30 of our Pacific Climate Warriors from 12 different Pacific Island... (More...)
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