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Trump vs. Paris

News reports from Washington say that Donald Trump is leaning towards pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the backbone of international climate action, next week. Pulling out of Paris is immoral, economically foolish and puts the interests of fossil fuel billionaires ahead of vulnerable people everywhere. But it’s not the end... (More...)
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Temperature Check

Today, world governments are meeting at the United Nations for the General Assembly, with 31 more countries ratifying the Paris Agreement during a ceremony. It’s an important moment to look back at where we’ve come since December 2015 when the world gathered in Paris. What is clear when we see what’s happened so far in... (More...)
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Pathway to Paris Concerts

Pathway to Paris is a collection of musicians, activists, visionaries and artists coming together to use their creative skills to highlight solutions to climate change. On December 4, 5 at Le Trianon in Paris — there were incredible concerts featuring Patti Smith, Thom Yorke, Vandana Shiva, Naomi Klein, Flea, Bill McKibben and many more. They were powerful... (More...)
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Pope Francis: Standing together for our common home

Pope Francis began his five day tour of three African countries – Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic –  on November 25th. This was a visit that not only African catholics and people of faith have been looking forward to, it was also an important event for civil society organisations and governments. At the... (More...)
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Momentum for Divestment in Paris:

“Momentum for Divestment” will feature speakers from across the global divestment movement, representing faith groups, cities, universities, foundations, and more, who will speak to the growing momentum for change. In the last year alone, the movement has seen a 50-fold increase in assets under management (now over $2.6 trillion) that is committed to some form... (More...)
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The 12 best Global Climate March signs

On the eve of the biggest UN climate conference this decade, hundreds of thousands of people took part in Global Climate Marches all over the world calling for ambitious climate action in line with what science and justice demand. The marches kicked-off with a 60,000 strong march in my home city of Melbourne, Australia and... (More...)
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#ParisProof Pensions

Email your pension fund and ask them to divest from fossil fuels, in line with Netherlands commitments under the Paris Agreement.

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The Road Through Paris

On December 12th, 2015, world governments meeting in Paris produced a landmark climate agreement. The deal followed two weeks of intense negotiations and waves of global mobilization by the climate movement. While there’s so much this deal leaves undone and so much work still to do, the Paris Agreement does finally send a signal to the world that the age of fossil fuels is over. Now it’s up to us to close the gap between rhetoric and reality. We’re ready.

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