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Our Climate Stories

During COP22 and afterwards, 350 Africa and 350 Arab World are collecting stories about climate impacts and successful community-led renewable energy projects in the region. This is a platform for community-building through storytelling. Read the stories here.  (More...)
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Why voting matters in the climate movement:

This Tuesday, November 8th is election day in the United States. If you care about the climate, it’s important that you vote — not just in the Presidential election, but up and down the ballot. Democracy is a key part of climate justice: it’s how we make sure that the government listens to the people,... (More...)
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For New York, climate change is an immediate existential threat.

Despite the immediate risks of climate change, decision-makers with the New York State Comptrollers office remain on the wrong side of history. It’s time to #DivestNY. Last Friday, October 28, I attended a powerful fossil fuel divestment roundtable at Baruch College co-sponsored by New York State Senators Liz Krueger, Brad Hoylman, and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. Of... (More...)
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COP22: A Defining Moment for Africa’s Climate Movement

By Lerato Letebele, Africa – Arab World Communications Coordinator Africa’s climate struggles are set to take centre stage at this year’s annual UNFCCC Conference of the Parties meeting from 7-18th November. Host country Morocco will see its city, Marrakesh, come to life as politicians, civil society and climate activists from all over the globe, convene to discuss climate change... (More...)
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350.org Endorses the Movement for Black Lives Platform

Last month, the Movement for Black Lives released a policy platform detailing their vision for real policies and practices in the US and beyond to advance Black liberation. The platform is as detailed as it is broad, and is the product of intensive consultation and research. It is a feat. It is inspiring. At 350.org,... (More...)
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Going beyond resilience

“Rice and corn plants as far as the eye can see are flattened. Many houses were destroyed. I saw one school building crushed under a large tree. It was as if our house was being pulled from its foundations.” These were the words of Villamor Visaya, a teacher in the northern city of Ilagan, Isabela... (More...)
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Confront the Climate: Flowchart of the Peoples Climate March

I was deeply impressed by the creativity and leadership of Rachel Schragis during the People’s Climate March. Her latest artistic project seeks to visualize that momentous day, as well as help ignite new conversations. I talked with Rachel recently about what this new tool can do for the climate movement.  LAUNCH Video: Confronting the Climate:... (More...)
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