Heatwaves have become increasingly frequent in India over the last few years. 2018 was the sixth warmest year since record-keeping began in 1901 and 11 of the 15 warmest years have occurred since 2004.
“Before, the sea was still 50 meters away from our houses even during high tides. Now, the sea is only 35 meters away.” A new short documentary explores the lived realities for fishermen and seaweed farmers on the island community of Tigtabon in the Philippines.
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.