On January 28th, the King County Council of Washington State will vote on an historic ordinance to ban all new, major fossil fuel infrastructure projects. 350.org got in touch with our local affiliate on the ground, 350 Seattle, to learn more. Read the interview below:
350’s May Boeve and Natalia Cardona joined fellow social justice advocates to acknowledge the unification of ongoing social movements and recommitment to the legacy of the civil rights movement at the launch of the Ghandi King Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice.
It has been a year since the impact of Maria. Here in Puerto Rico, there are still families living in the dark, homes without a roof, people who haven’t been able to find a new job after their businesses were destroyed, and people mourning their lost loved ones. This is climate injustice in action.
Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon just introduced the first ever fossil fuel divestment bill in US history! It’s called the Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy (RISE) Act in honor of this Saturday’s “Rise for Climate” global day of action.
Youth around the world are rising up for climate justice on July 21st for Zero Hour’s international Youth Climate March. Organizers and recent high school graduates Ilana Cohen and Amy Torres talk about the NYC Youth Climate March.