Jamie Henn

Jamie Henn is the director of communications and strategy for the international climate campaign 350.org. Follow him on Twitter @Agent350

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 9:15am
The Climate Talks Find an Enemy at COP20: The Fossil Fuel Industry
The UN Climate Talks in Paris next December are shaping up be high noon for the fossil fuel industry. Over the last week, negotiators here in Lima have been working on the draft of a new climate agreement that world leaders hope to ratify in Paris. Up for debate is everything from forest management...
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Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:00pm
A Fossil Fuel Scandal at the Climate Talks in Lima
The fossil fuel industry has created a bit of a scandal for itself here at the UN Climate Talks in Lima. For the last week, a group called the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has been passing around a booklet of side events they are hosting throughout the summit. Scheduled for...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:45pm
Holding the Line on Keystone XL
Once again, the climate movement has demonstrated our ability to hold the line against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Today, after six hours of debate, a bill that would have approved Keystone XL failed to get the 60 votes necessary to pass the Senate. The tally was incredibly close: 59-41 in...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 8:15pm
Time for Democrats to Stand Up to Big Oil
It was the tale of two Democratic parties. Early Wednesday morning, President Obama stood with President Xi of China and announced a historic climate pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions and promote clean energy. Just hours later, Mary Landrieu, the Democratic Senator from Louisiana, stood up on...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
A Climate Movement That Can't Be Ignored
The New York state elections just concluded, and the national midterms are still weeks away, but there is a campaign office in downtown Manhattan that has just gone into overdrive. Volunteers there are hard at work on another deadline: September 21. That's the day of the People's Climate March ,...
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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:26pm
XL Dissent: Democracy and the Pipeline
Earlier this morning, I took a break from press calls and preparations for this weekend’s big XL Dissent protest in Washington, D.C.
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Friday, November 22, 2013 - 7:39am
Stalled UN Climate Talks Push a Generation to Call Out Fossil Fuel Companies
I’m sitting here in a convergence space in downtown Warsaw, about a mile or so from the National Stadium, where for the last two weeks negotiators from around the world have failed to make any significant progress in the latest round of U.N. Climate Talks.
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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 12:01pm
Push for Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows at UN Climate Talks
The Polish government’s decision to put the coal industry front and center at this year’s UN climate negotiations has sparked a backlash from young people and civil society groups who are determined to challenge the social license of coal companies and the broader fossil fuel industry. “It’s time to start treating the fossil fuel industry like Big Tobacco,” said May Boeve, executive director of 350.org, an international climate campaign.
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Monday, November 11, 2013 - 9:20am
'Climate Crisis Madness': Philippines Demand Action at UN Climate Talks in Warsaw
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Friday, August 16, 2013 - 12:57pm
You Can't Put Solar Panels on the White House and Still Justify Keystone XL
The Obama Administration's announcement that they are installing a new set of solar panels on the White House roof is good news for the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline.
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