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Keep it in the ground! Just how much exactly?

Pretty much every government on the planet committed in Paris last year to hold global temperature rise ‘well below 2 °C’, aiming for 1.5 °C. We already know that there is a massive gap between these goals and governments’ actual plans for action. But what would need to happen to meet these goals and avoid... (More...)
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1,000 year flood in Louisiana

Blog by Guest Blogger: Cherri Foytlin, Gulf Coast Mother of 6, and State Director, Bold Louisiana. This week, central and southwestern Louisiana have been slammed by unprecedented floods. Over the weekend, I watched heavy rains pour down on my community and my own home sink into rising waters. Across the region, tens of thousands of people have... (More...)
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Fellowship Stories: Building Resilient Communities In Fairbanks, AK

As a part of the 350.org Fossil Free Fellowship, divestment leaders Kengo Nagaoka and Tristan Glowa returned home to Fairbanks, Alaska to send the summer working with the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition. Today Alaska is in a moment of crisis. As the Arctic warms twice as fast as the rest of the world, wildfires, melting permafrost,... (More...)
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The New 200

They did it again! The smart people at Fossil Free Indexes published the new 2016 Top 200 fossil fuel companies by size of reserves — click The Carbon Underground 200. This is the list used by most divestment campaigns as the point of departure for the discussion of how to define fossil fuels when considering... (More...)
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From the Bayou to the Bay: Voices of Gulf Resistance

Photos by Weenta Girmay, owner and co-director at Weenta Productions. She has a sincere love for people and their stories, which is what inspires her to keep making new media. Her personal work can be found at weenta.com. The Gulf Coast of the United States faces some of the most dramatic climate impacts on the... (More...)
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Exxon’s fingerprints are all over these fires

Right now two extreme California fires are destroying dozens of homes while threatening thousands more. They’ve forced hundreds to evacuate and have already claimed two lives. For me, as for many of you, watching our state burn is heartbreaking, and it’s scary. Just In – #SoberanesFire burning in Monterey County is now 31,386 acres &... (More...)
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The Struggle Deep in the Forests of the Philippines

Last week, 350 Pilipinas coordinator, Zeph Repollo, was part of an international solidarity mission to a remote village of the Dulangan People in Mindanao, Philippines.     I’m writing this note from the lush, forest-clad Daguma Mountain Ranges of Mindanao, Philippines, where the indigenous Dulangan People are in a dangerous struggle against logging and mining corporations encroaching... (More...)
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