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To win on climate change, we need to protect Environmental Defenders

Every year, hundreds of people around the world are killed and thousands more are intimidated and threatened for defending the environment from exploitation. At a time when governments need to be taking decisive action to meet basic climate change targets, and to enact a more sustainable development (as per the Sustainable Development Goals), we’re seeing... (More...)
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UCC and 350.org announce partnership

Written by Connie Larkman, Managing Editor & News Director at United Church of Christ  (Originally published on the UCC.org website) Building on the momentum of the People’s Climate March, the United Church of Christ is endeavoring to build a partnership centered on climate justice with the like-minded people of 350.org. That framework, a pilot project... (More...)
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The Indigenous Arctic: We see, we hear, we are the edge

Guest Blog By Princess Daazhraii Johnson and Wilson Justin Mrs. Johnson (Neets’aii Gwich’in) is a community organizer with Native Movement & founding member of Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition and Mr. Justin (Ahtna) is a Traditional Leader from Nabesna Alaska just experienced the third consecutive hottest year on record. Because we are warming twice as fast... (More...)
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Raising Our Paddles

This May, a delegation of Pacific Islanders who are fighting climate change from the frontlines of impact, are headed to one of the dirtiest fossil fuel extraction sites on the planet: the Canadian tar sands. These Pacific Climate Warriors are disappointed that Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has deliberately broken his international climate promises by... (More...)
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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...)
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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...)
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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...)
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