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Take To the Streets On Nov 15 In Solidarity With Standing Rock

I watched the poll numbers roll in, and as the tides started to turn away from Hillary I froze. I went to sleep hoping I’d wake up from a nightmare, and since, the reality of a Trump presidency is starting to sink in. The best words to describe how I’ve felt is heartbroken. I’m heartbroken... (More...)
Divestment

The fight ahead: a strategy session with leaders across movements

With Trump as President-Elect, there is no denying the fact that our job fighting for justice of all kinds is harder now. To continue toward justice, we must hold onto hope — and our movements must join together like never before. This live strategy session aired on Friday, November 11th, where leaders from across movements for... (More...)
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Our activities at COP22

The climate change negotiations in Marrakesh kicked off today. We have set up meetings and organized some exciting events and are coordinating activities with partners. Here’s an overview: (If you’d like to receive updates during the COP, click here.)   The Sunshines of Africa When: 7 – 13 November Where: Jardin Sidi Bou Aamer, Quartier... (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 in the United States will mean, and the difficult work ahead for the global climate movement. Trump’s misogyny, racism, and climate denial pose... (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...)
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A love letter for the Pope

The news was surprising. We knew a group of students had enthusiastically agreed to bring a divestment message to the streets of Malmö and Lund, as Pope Francis visited both Swedish cities in a trip highlighted by a joint prayer celebration with the Lutheran church, marking the beginning of a jubilee commemorating the 500th anniversary... (More...)
Divestment

Sunshines of Africa

Crosspost from 350 Africa.org “Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.” – Chinua Achebe Artvism entails the use of art as a medium for mobilising people into action. Across the globe activists are taking up paint brushes, spray paint, walking onto... (More...)
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Our Climate Stories

During COP22 and afterwards, 350 Africa and 350 Arab World are collecting stories about climate impacts and successful community-led renewable energy projects in the region. This is a platform for community-building through storytelling. Read the stories here.  (More...)
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