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#EarthsRedLines Twitter Townhall

On April 24, 2017 there was the first #EarthsRedLine Twitter Town Hall involving numerous on the frontlines of fighting for social justice and climate justice. You can learn more here. #ItTakesRoots to #GrowtheResistance is a multiracial effort led by women & gender oppressed people of color and Indigenous peoples on the frontlines of racial, housing and... (More...)
Climate Justice Keep It In The Ground North America

A Strong Resistance With Many Roots

In two weeks, one hundred thousand people are expected to descend upon Washington D.C for The Peoples Climate March on April 29th – a full-scale mobilization, with 250 sister marches planned across the country, to fight for climate, jobs, and justice, and stand up against Donald Trump and his billionaire Climate Denial Cabinet’s fossil fueled... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice 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

The job at hand

Dear friends, I don’t know if you’re like me, but there are days when the sound of Mr. Trump’s voice just makes me want to curl up in a fetal position. The losses we’ve suffered just in the past week, as the new EPA head started gutting water and air protections, makes me think of... (More...)
Actions/Demonstrations Climate Justice North America

Striving towards united social justice movements in Eastern Africa

The first World Day of Social Justice was however observed in 2009.  On this globally marked day, organisation and institutions declare the urgency in promoting efforts that tackle social ills such as poverty, inequality, exclusion and peace. This year, 350 Africa, Akiba Uhaki Foundation, The Catholic university of East Africa and  other partners came together... (More...)
Africa Climate Justice

The movement for climate justice and the “Muslim ban”

Donald Trump has been the president of the USA for less than 2 weeks. Yet, it already looks like a long-lasting global nightmare. His first decisions, addressing abortion, immigration, fossil fuel infrastructure, research on climate change, and the “Muslim ban” shape a deep backlash – a regression on fundamental civil, social, collective and individual rights,... (More...)
Climate Justice Europe