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Being Present in this Moment: Climate Justice and Collective Dignity

The recent upheavals and very intense expressions of violence and racism deserve a response commensurate with the seriousness and complexity of the moment.   Here at, we’re reflecting on how these atrocities in the United States are taking place against the backdrop of tragedies and killings around the world. We’ve watched in horror at... (More...)
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Open letter from the Civil Society and youth of North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) / Arab World to the “Abu Dhabi Ascent” participants

We, the youth and civil society of the area comprised of the MENA region and the Arab World welcome you all to our region, and commend you on your efforts to fight climate change, which is an ever-growing concern for current and future generations. We also commend the government of the UAE for organizing this preparatory event. We would... (More...)
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Shifting Power in Jordan

Omar Qubain is a Greenpeace volunteer and activist from Jordan. Working with fellow climate activist and researcher Hiba Abu Rob, Omar is getting ready to roll out exciting Phase 2 Global Power Shift (GPS) plans to scale-up action in his country on climate-related issues. Read on for some interesting insights from Omar on why he…... (More...)
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What youth and activists SHOULD be doing

In the Arab world, political and economical instabilities are keeping climate change from center stage. But Muna Dajani, an activist from Palestine, has something to tell about the farming communities in her region — and a request for youth and activists. Original via Project Survival Media (More...)
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