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.
Fighting climate change is about much more than emissions and scientific metrics – it’s about fighting for a just and sustainable world that works for all of us. Building higher walls, detaining and deporting people only increase the suffering of people displaced by climate impacts.
As another COP24 ends, we look at the ‘carbon bomb’ fossil fuel projects around the world that would tip us past 1.5C of global warming. And we look forward to 2019, the year that people power will tip the scales back towards climate justice.
On Monday, October 29th, the 21 youth plaintiffs of Juliana v. United States gathered with their legal team in Eugene, OR and supporters as thousands rallied across the U.S. on what was supposed to be their first day of trial. But a stay issued by the Supreme Court pushed the trial start date back indefinitely, until the Supreme Court cleared the way for the case to head to court.
Coal giant RWE wants to cut down a 12,000 year old forest to strip away earth and dig for lignite – the dirtiest fossil fuel. They could start clearing in just two weeks. But not without a fight. Now the forest occupation asks for your solidarity.