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Justice in a world powered by renewable energy

The surge in renewable energy is happening faster than anyone predicted, rapidly transforming our entire energy system. We’re currently building the systems that will power the post-fossil fuels era . But this is not ‘just’ a matter of energy sources and emissions. The energy solutions we deploy today determine whether we try to mitigate the... (More...)
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The Push for Recognition & Protection for Environmental Defenders at COP22

More than three environmental defenders a week were killed in 2015 and hundreds face intimidation, arrest and death threats. These defenders fight to protect land, oceans, rivers & forests from destruction. Many are in the fight to keep fossil fuels in the ground — the only way to limit warming to 1.5° — and they... (More...)
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Deep breaths. Now let’s plan the fight ahead:

Dear friends, It’s hard to know what to say in a moment like this. Many of us are reeling from the news and shaken to the core about what a Trump presidency will mean for the country, and the difficult work ahead for our movements. Trump’s misogyny, racism, and climate denial pose a greater threat... (More...)
Climate Justice North America

Why voting matters in the climate movement:

This Tuesday, November 8th is election day in the United States. If you care about the climate, it’s important that you vote — not just in the Presidential election, but up and down the ballot. Democracy is a key part of climate justice: it’s how we make sure that the government listens to the people,... (More...)
Climate Justice North America

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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350.org Endorses the Movement for Black Lives Platform

Last month, the Movement for Black Lives released a policy platform detailing their vision for real policies and practices in the US and beyond to advance Black liberation. The platform is as detailed as it is broad, and is the product of intensive consultation and research. It is a feat. It is inspiring. At 350.org,... (More...)
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How a totem pole unites Indigenous resistance struggles across the continent.

Earlier this year, the Lummi Nation fought off one of the largest coal ports ever proposed — now, they’re building an alliance between Indigenous communities resisting fossil fuel expansion across the continent. Read the story & see the photos of how one Totem Pole journeyed from the West Coast, through the Dakota Access Pipeline protests,... (More...)
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The Struggle Deep in the Forests of the Philippines

Last week, 350 Pilipinas coordinator, Zeph Repollo, was part of an international solidarity mission to a remote village of the Dulangan People in Mindanao, Philippines.     I’m writing this note from the lush, forest-clad Daguma Mountain Ranges of Mindanao, Philippines, where the indigenous Dulangan People are in a dangerous struggle against logging and mining corporations encroaching... (More...)
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Being Present in this Moment: Climate Justice and Collective Dignity

The recent upheavals and very intense expressions of violence and racism deserve a response commensurate with the seriousness and complexity of the moment.   Here at 350.org, we’re reflecting on how these atrocities in the United States are taking place against the backdrop of tragedies and killings around the world. We’ve watched in horror at... (More...)
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