This is far and away one of the best videos we’ve seen about the kind of change and hope the climate movement is working hard to build. Need a dose of inspiration today? Watch: This weekend, you’ve got a chance to get involved! The Global Climate March is shaping up to be a huge mobilization,... (More...)
Find your local march here: http://globalclimatemarch.org #ClimateMarch On the eve of the climate summit, hundreds of thousands of people will be joining over 2000 events taking place in more than 150 countries. People worldwide are coming together to protect our common home. Here are some highlights of events happening globally: ASIA Across The Philippines, over... (More...)
Why Climate Justice connects us all to the Black Lives Matter activists shot by white supremacists in Minneapolis. Last night, Andy Pearson of MN350 was with the Black Lives Matter protesters at the #4thPrecinctShutDown when shots were fired. The encampment was demanding accountability (eg: names of the officers, and the release of police videotape –... (More...)
We continue to publish the top blogposts from the contest organized by 350.org in EECCA region. The next blogpost by Anastasia Laukkanen is about the very center of Siberia. We all know that what we are thinking today will determine our tomorrow. But the opposite is also true. How we imagine our future determines what we are doing... (More...)
By Lorenzo Backhaus, junior at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater This past Halloween weekend, I joined over a hundred other young people from across several states at the Midwest Youth Climate Convergence, a climate movement meetup in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After the three-day convergence, I took part in an escalated action against the expansion of Enbridge pipelines carrying... (More...)
There are times when words are hard to come by, and when you find them they feel inadequate. I’m writing from France, with a heavy heart. Following Friday’s attacks in Paris, the mood here is tense. People are angry, and many are afraid. Many of our staff members are in Paris to get ready for... (More...)
Numerous fossil fuel divestment campaigners have pointed to the stock markets lately to tell trustees that they are losing significant funds by not divesting. It’s true; fossil fuel stocks have lost 30 cents on the dollar in the last 21 months alone.* That translates to big money when looking at large institutional investor portfolios like...
On November 9, folks from around the state stood alongside the communities directly impacted by fracking. Using the hashtag #StandwithKern we captured the happenings of the day and those who supported our action from afar. Leading up to the meeting, community members organized a 4-day fast in the tradition of Cesar E. Chavez to call attention to the environmental health... (More...)