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Power Shifts in Southeast Asia

Engaging with Thai youth and hearing their reflections (through our translators) during Thailand Power Shift, made me realize how powerful the space we have created through Power Shift is. It provided an avenue for young people to build connections, discover their potential, learn from each other, and be inspired to take action back in their... (More...)
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Lord Browne not welcome at LSE

This blog first appeared on People & Planet’s website -People & Planet is the student network leading the Fossil Free UK divestment movement in British universities. Today (27 November), the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics(LSE) will host Lord Browne for a talk entitled “A Fractured Future: climate change in an age... (More...)
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Is it St. Lawrence University’s Time to Divest?

Written by: David Smith and Cody Pitz, SLU EAO Divestment Committee. Re-posted from The Hill News Photo Credit: The Hill News For the last couple of weeks, students on campus may have seen the Environmental Action Organization (EAO) tabling in the Student Center and talking specifically about something called “divestment”. EAO’s new fossil fuel divestment... (More...)
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More updates from 350 Pilipinas on the Haiyan aftermath

Map of Eastern Visayas Meggie, one of the volunteers at 350 Pilipinas traveling in the areas impacted by Typhoon Haiyan / Yolanda, follows up to the first report back with the following two updates. November 20 We are still reeling from the devastation that we saw in Eastern Visayas and got caught up with the... (More...)
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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...)
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We are Fasting for the Climate in Solidarity with the Philippines

This guest post was written by guest blogger Spencer Johnson & cross-posted from 350 MA’s Climate Beat.   On November 8th, 2013 SuperTyphoon Haiyan, (known locally as Yolanda) struck the Philippines. According to NASA this was perhaps the most powerful tropical cyclone ever to make landfall. The width of Haiyan, as it made swept menacingly across the country, was 370... (More...)
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Thailand Power Shift

UPDATE: Here’s the wrap-up video from 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... (More...)
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350 PDX Steps up for Haiyan Relief

On Saturday, November 16, 350 PDX rapidly organized and hosted a fundraising event in order to help provide vital disaster relief assistance for the people of the Philippines and to create a space for community to get together in solidarity in the wake of this climate calamity. A couple hundred Portlanders came together over the... (More...)
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