Climate Spring is on!

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What we have seen in Warsaw is that we need a movement on climate.. ..and hey, the truth is that we do have one! It’s out there, fighting against dirty energy and the influence of big corporations day-by-day in all the different countries. What we need is to show the strength of this movement, to… Read more »

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The way here and the way forward: Negotiating a new climate agreement

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by Nathan Thanki At the end of an unseasonably warm week in Bonn, the sun set on yet another round of UNFCCC (climate change) negotiations. The session, quieter than the end of year COP (Conference of the Parties) jamboree, has only dealt with one negotiating track—the “ADP.” The ADP, or Ad-hoc Working Group on the… Read more »

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What Climate Leadership Means To Us

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Barack Obama, François Hollande : if you want an ambitious climate treaty for 2015, by all means, lead the way.   French president François Hollande is currently visiting the United States. As tradition goes, both presidents issued a common statement yesterday, and as usual, it focused primarily on security issues (regretfully leaving out the link… Read more »

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ONE BILLION RISING for CLIMATE JUSTICE

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Women in developing countries are those most affected by the negative consequences of climate change because of their poverty, their social position and their lesser influence in decision-making structures. This article is written to support the „ONE BILLION RISING“ campaign.  

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Poland: Lead the Way on Climate

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A week and a half after the European Commission announced its low ambition proposals for climate and energy targets up to 2030, the debate has now firmly shifted back from Brussels to the EU Member States. Perfect timing for the next city visit in our series calling on European governments to make 2014 a year of real ambition and climate… Read more »

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Anjali Appadurai on Climate Justice: “You have been negotiating all my life. Get it done!” – Ceasefire interview

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Originally published by Phil England in the Ceasefire Magazine: http://ceasefiremagazine.co.uk/anjali-appadurai-climate-justice-you-negotiating-life-done/ antivirus internet security software In 2011, Anjali Appadurai gave a powerful speech at the UN climate talks on behalf of the youth of the world. She hounded negotiators for their lack of ambition, broken pledges and betrayal of future generations. In an exclusive interview with… Read more »

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Germany: Lead the Way on Climate

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As the European Commission gets ready to suggest climate and energy targets for the next two decades in one week's time, it's time for the next city visit in our series calling on European governments to make 2014 a year of real ambition and climate action: Berlin! hives treatment European institutions will only recommend ambitious targets to… Read more »

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France: Lead the Way on Climate in 2014

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First up in our series calling on European governments to make 2014 a year of real ambition and climate action: Paris! President Hollande, STOP GOING AROUND IN CIRCLES. LEAD THE WAY. Please share this image to make sure the message hits home in each capital, each week – here are some suggested tweets or be creative… Read more »

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2014: Time for Europe to Lead the Way on Climate

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Yes it’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions! So what are your resolutions going to be, our European governments?  Will you continue to go round in circles, backing away from long-term solutions and leaving young people a legacy of extreme weather and resource crisis? Or will you listen to science and the… Read more »

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Stand with German activists threatened with a lawsuit for standing against coal!

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In Germany, climate activists are facing state repression because of their blockade of a lignite open cast mining area. Last August, round 200 activists blocked a coal track – the main transport route for coal between the huge open-cast mine Hambach and the power-plants owned by the energy corporation RWE. The energy corporation RWE is now… Read more »

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