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Thailand Power Shift

We are joining 60 climate leaders and activists across Thailand. Thailand Power Shift highlights the need for grassroots collective action while linking it to the global efforts to shift power beyond dirty and destructive energy sources like coal and mega-dams. Last night, the room radiates with so much love and hope as we lit a…... (More...)

Rwandan GPS team keeps growing

Valentine Dushimiyimana was the unique participant selected to attend the Istanbul summit last June from Rwanda. This country is among those where tough decisions have to be made to select only one talented and skilled applicant for phase 1. However, this 27 year-old young lady worked hard and demonstrated competency and leadership. Valentine with other…... (More...)

Taking That First Step Together

In the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, a group was formed with like-minded people interested in helping the environment, going past national climate change efforts to focus on helping people and students in rural areas. Because they are so poor, they don’t have much time to think about their education. Not enough education means…... (More...)

60 Leaders. 20 Cities and Provinces. 1 Shared Belief

Over 60 enthusiastic participants attended I AM A CLIMATE CITIZEN, a national workshop for young leaders acting on climate change. The closing ceremony was a great success and was held on October 4th, 2013 at the ERC International Institute (88 Huynh Van Banh Str., Ward 15, Phu Nhuan Dist., Ho Chi Minh City). The participants…... (More...)

Shifting Power in Jordan

Omar Qubain is a Greenpeace volunteer and activist from Jordan. Working with fellow climate activist and researcher Hiba Abu Rob, Omar is getting ready to roll out exciting Phase 2 Global Power Shift (GPS) plans to scale-up action in his country on climate-related issues. Read on for some interesting insights from Omar on why he…... (More...)

GPS Taiwan – A Growing Movement since 2011

We just shared an update about Power Shift in China, and the equivalent of Taiwan’s Power Shift also took place in July. Here is the report: This July, the GPS Taiwan team led a successful workshop with more than 200 youth leaders around Taiwan on the climate movement. Since the summer of 2011, the two-day…... (More...)

GPS China – July Launch Report

This is an overdue report, but we’re super excited to share news from GPS activities in China. From 12-15 July more than 150 regional youth climate leaders from different parts of China gathered in Beijing for the beginning of GPS efforts in China. This was the International Youth Summit on Energy and Climate Change held…... (More...)

Global Power Shift

Global Power Shift is the starting point for a new phase in the international climate movement.   First, hundreds of climate leaders from around the world gathered in Istanbul to share stories, learn skills, and sharpen strategies. These leaders have now returned to their home countries to spark a wave of convergences, campaigns, and mobilisations for climate action.

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