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North Carolinians head to D.C. with puppet theater calling attention to Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Thousands of people from North Carolina will be marching in Washington DC on April 29 for the Peoples Climate Mobilization—and hundreds of them will also performing with giant puppets, art, theater and pageantry to tell the story of their battle against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.  300 pieces of hand made puppets and art will process... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Keep It In The Ground North America

Breaking the grip of gas in Europe: the fight is on

  As coal becomes increasingly unprofitable and unpopular, the fossil fuel lobby has been working hard to embed gas into European energy policy – bringing with it a proliferation of gas fields, fracking sites, networks of huge pipelines, pipeline terminals and ports. Communities across Europe are affected by these projects – their livelihoods, local landscapes... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Europe Fossil Fuels Keep It In The Ground

Indonesian farmers and fishermen deliver a clear message to Japan: Stop funding dirty coal

Last week, a group of Indonesian residents and activists were in Japan to demand that the Japanese Government and banks do not finance the Indramayu coal power plant expansion project (1000MW) and Cirebon 2 coal-fired power plant project (1000MW), located in West Java. If completed, these planned projects would add a further 2000MW of polluting... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice Coal Coal East Asia Fossil Fuels Keep It In The Ground

Native Nations Rise on D.C. and Beyond

Last week, Native Nations rose up in the capitol and across the country, heeding a call to action from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. As part of #NativeNationsRise, they erected tipis around the Washington Monument, held daily events, and, on March 10th, marched to the White House with thousands of Indigenous peoples and their allies.... (More...)
Keep It In The Ground North America

Forging Solidarity: Taking a stand on DAPL from Japan

On Friday, February 17, an independent group of concerned citizens came together in Tokyo with indigenous Ainu of Japan and Maori of New Zealand to deliver 11,300 signatures demanding that the three major Japanese banks involved in financing the DAPL to divest from the project: Mizuho Bank, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and Sumitomo Mitsui... (More...)
Divestment East Asia Fossil Fuels Keep It In The Ground North America

#StopAdani

The Adani megamine in Australia has been given many of the approvals it needs. With the Australian government pledging $1bn of taxpayer dollars, they are not only going all in on coal, but fighting to kill renewables, and our hope for a safe future.

The Adani corporation’s dirty coalmine is an impending disaster with effects which will reach far beyond Australia. Stopping this mine is the fight of our times. Join the growing and powerful movement to put an end to this environmental vandalism once and for all.

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Take the Pipeline Pledge

Donald Trump has signed executive actions restarting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and the Dakota Access fracked oil pipeline. We are asking everyone who spoke up, marched or sat-in to stand up and show Trump that our solidarity with frontline leadership is unshakable, and he has severely miscalculated: the opposition will only increase from here. We will oppose every fossil fuel project that violates the science of climate action, the rights of Tribes and the will of the people. Join the Pledge of Pipeline Resistance to be part of the first wave of action to stop Trump’s pipeline plans.

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Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access Pipeline must be stopped. This pipeline would carry toxic fracked oil from North Dakota across four states, and under the Missouri River immediately upstream from the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. That makes it a threat to the sacred land and water of native communities and a disaster for the climate. President Obama could step in any time and say “no” to this whole thing, like he did for Keystone XL.

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Keep it in the Ground: Sweden

The Swedish government recently allowed state-owned company Vattenfall to sell their coal reserves in Germany — a decision  which means the release of at least 24x Sweden’s annual carbon emissions if that coal is burnt. In response, people are pledging to organise and escalate actions to keep fossil fuels in the ground.

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Break Free from Fossil Fuels

World governments have agreed to global action — but without a clear commitment on how and when they will transition off of fossil fuels. The way to make that transition a reality is by organizing to keep coal, oil and gas in the ground and accelerate the just transition to 100% renewable energy. It’s time to break free from fossil fuels, and it’s up to the people to make it happen. Break Free will be a series of major coordinated actions around the globe that will take on the world’s biggest fossil fuel projects and companies.

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