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Global Divestment Mobilisation wraps up

Over the last 10 days the Global Divestment Mobilisation saw thousands of people all across the world take powerful action to help stop the climate crisis. This beautiful video captures what it was like. It shows the breadth, depth and beauty of our intersecting, international movement, how far we’ve come, and how far we can go... (More...)
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The Global Divestment Mobilisation is LIVE

After months of preparation, the Global Divestment Mobilisation launches today.  From 5-13 May, thousands of people worldwide are intensifying their demands for institutions to divest from the companies most responsible for causing climate change. Regressive politics is on the rise and rumours are circulating again that Trump is about to pull the US out of... (More...)
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Onwards, to a Global Divestment Mobilisation

For hundreds of millions of people around the world, climate change has moved from being a future distant threat, to one that is impacting them now. From the big picture impacts of catastrophic flooding, withering drought, out of control wildfires, unprecedented coral bleaching, to the small and local: trees dying outside kitchen windows as the... (More...)
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Faith as a drive for change

With messages loaded with tolerance and solidarity, Pope Francis has managed to bring down the most conservative structures of the Catholic Church. And with the power of his words, he has also helped break down the solid foundations of an outdated and bankrupt economic system, strengthening the way towards a new development model. (More...)
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We know who is responsible for climate chaos, and how to stop them.

With political unrest around the world and climate impacts intensifying daily, now more than ever we need to stand up to protect our shared environment and be active in shaping a just society. We know the fossil fuel industry has been corrupting our politics and delaying urgent climate solutions for decades. But as resistance grows... (More...)
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Cities have a new agenda, but what about the people?

  Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development conference concluded in Quito with yet another global agreement — the New Urban Agenda.   Several parallel spaces emerged to challenge the narrative of Habitat III and point out the contradictions between the objectives that the United Nations were putting on paper... (More...)
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Pope Francis inspires bishops, priests and the faithful in the battle against Fracking in Brazil

by Não Fracking Brasil Born in Argentina, Pope Francis knows the devastating reality of fracking and supports the international fight against the exploration of oil and shale gas. His Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ (Praised Be)  is inspiring bishops, priests and the faithful in the battle against hydraulic fracturing, a highly polluting non-conventional method for shale gas... (More...)
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“We Will Not Be Silenced” — struggles in the fight against fracking in Latin America

Our mission started off tense. Organized by 350.org and COESUS – Coalizão Não Fracking Brasil (No-Fracking Brazil Coalition), the Misión No Fracking Latinoamérica set off this week to Argentina to exchange experiences about the impacts of fracking with legislators, indigenous Mapuche communities and farmers. Brazilian congressmen Rasca Rodrigues, Jose Carlos Schiavinatto, Fernando Scanavaca and Marcio... (More...)
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Global Divestment Mobilisation

This May, thousand of people around the world took part in the Global Divestment Mobilisation, pushing institutions to show political leadership and divest from fossil fuels.

Mobilise. Divest. Everywhere.

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