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Why keep digging for coal we can’t use?

This Saturday, I joined over 6000 people coming together to create a human chain from the deserted village of Borschemich, passing through to Immerath – another almost deserted village – through to the Garzweiler coal mine.  We were united in our message to #endcoal and accelerate the just transition that should have begun yesterday. These... (More...)
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Turning Up the Heat on Energy East

  On Tuesday, organizers from Quebec came together with dozens of activists across Canada to talk about how TransCanada’s plans to build an oil port in Cacouna were defeated earlier this month. If you missed the conversation, you can watch the recording of the webinar below. After over a year of growing public opposition to... (More...)
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Cacouna is Just the Beginning

This post was written by 350.org’s Energy East Organizer Aurore Fauret Yesterday, TransCanada announced it is abandoning its plans of a marine export port in Cacouna, Quebec – a launching terminal for its massive 1.1 million barrels-per-day Energy East tar sands pipeline. Not only that, but the company is delaying the entire pipeline project by two years, changing... (More...)
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Germany has a serious coal credibility problem

Proposals by the German government to reduce emissions from coal power plants are under threat despite new analysis showing that German lignite coal plants make up 4 out of 5 largest emitters in Europe. The proposals to limit emissions from coal, which were leaked last month, are coming under intense pressure from local politicians and... (More...)
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Our media partnership with the Guardian

One of the things that comes with being a communications director at any organization, including here at 350.org, is the requirement that you complain about the media. Almost all “comms” people, myself included, are excessive news junkies. We can’t go much more than a few minutes without checking some medium: twitter, TV, the New York... (More...)
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World Social Forum 2015: Another World is Possible

This week, for the second time in a row, the World Social Forum (WSF) gathered in Tunisia, the birthplace of the Arab spring. During the five-day event, 70,000 delegates from more than 4,000 organisations representing 120 countries discussed a wide range of issues and topics including, climate justice, immigration, media freedom, women’s rights, refugees and... (More...)
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Guardian launches fossil fuel divestment campaign

The Guardian, one of the world’s most respected and influential news organisations, has joined the fight to keep fossil fuels underground by launching its own divestment campaign in partnership with 350.org. In just 24 hours, more than 75,000 people have joined the campaign on the Guardian’s website asking the world’s largest charitable foundations – the... (More...)
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Watch Jon Stewart slam Governor Christie’s affair with Exxon

On Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart rips into New Jersey Governor Christie’s settlement with Exxon, where Christie got the world’s wealthiest oil company off the hook for decades of toxic contamination. Check out Jon Stewart’s hilarious-as-always coverage of this outrageous deal in the video below — then sign this petition demanding that... (More...)
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Dear Norway, Please Divest!

Norway is on its way to becoming a climate champion. But its Global Pension Fund — worth a huge $885bn — is still heavily invested in fossil fuels! Tell Norway’s political leaders to divest from fossil fuels, starting with coal.

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Stop the TPP!

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement — a trade deal being negotiated between dozens of countries — is the fossil fuel industry’s latest tool to shut down climate action, and we’re joining a huge coalition to stop it.

The TPP would give foreign fossil fuel corporations the right to sue city, state and national governments if climate action hurts their profits. It’s an enormous corporate power grab and it threatens to undermine climate progress around the world.

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Pacific Climate Warriors

This October, 30 Pacific Climate Warriors will bring the story of climate change
impacts on their homes to Australia. This is climate change fuelled by Australian fossil fuels.
Join us to #StandUpForThePacific

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Switch off Tata Mundra

The World Bank refuses to recognize its own policy violations and the serious impacts of financing a deadly coal plant in Mundra, India. Let’s put pressure on World Bank’s president, Dr. Jim Kim, and make them stop ignoring the facts.

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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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Ban Divestment? No way.

Coal companies in Australia are pushing the government to make our fossil fuel divestment campaign illegal. We need your help to push back!

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Save Palawan's Pristine Environment

New coal plants in the face of Typhoon Haiyan and climate change are unacceptable — help us protect Palawan, the last frontier in the Philippines.

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Rampal plant in Bangladesh

Join the struggle to stop Rampal coal plant — a massive dirty project that could create devastating and irreversible impacts on the beautiful forests of  the Sundarbans.

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

We’re joining with organizations and communities throughout North America in a united campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline — the fuse to the largest carbon bomb on the planet.

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Fossil Free

The Fossil Free campaign is building a global movement to divest from fossil fuels. If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.

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