Led by a local parish, a vulnerable coastal community in the Philippines opposes a giant coal power plant. Atimonan, Quezon, has been for years at the center of the debate, challenging fossil fuel development and implementing small-scale renewable energy as a solution for the country’s energy future.
The Carmichael mine proposed by fossil fuel giant Adani in one of the most vulnerable regions of the planet will be shipping millions of tons of coal through the Great Barrier Reef, increasing sea levels and making heatwaves worse and more frequent across Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Coal giant RWE wants to cut down a 12,000 year old forest to strip away earth and dig for lignite – the dirtiest fossil fuel. They could start clearing in just two weeks. But not without a fight. Now the forest occupation asks for your solidarity.
350 Japan team launched the ‘Cool Bank Award’ campaign, with the goal to acknowledge and support banks that do not have relationships with the fossil fuel or nuclear industry, thus doing their part to keep the earth ‘cool’.
It has been a year since the impact of Maria. Here in Puerto Rico, there are still families living in the dark, homes without a roof, people who haven’t been able to find a new job after their businesses were destroyed, and people mourning their lost loved ones. This is climate injustice in action.