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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Saturday, June 03, 2017
The Best Way to Resist Trump Ditching Paris? Divest from Fossil Fuels
After Trump’s decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement, many of us are looking for a way to fight back. One of the simplest and most powerful things we can do right now is to divest from fossil fuels. What we saw in the Rose Garden on Thursday was Trump and his advisors making a bet. A bet that...
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Thursday, April 06, 2017
The Fights to Protect Science, People and Planet Are Inherently Connected
The election of Donald Trump has sparked an unprecedented outpouring of public mobilization across the United States and around the world. From the Women’s March to rallies against the Muslim Ban, people are demonstrating creative and powerful ways to take action, in Washington, D.C. and beyond, to...
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Monday, March 06, 2017
Only Mass Mobilization Can Save the EPA
It’s not yet halfway through Trump’s first 100 days in office and his administration has already shown they’ll go to any length to dismantle the laws and regulations that protect our air, water and climate. Trump’s team has already started to dismantle some of the nation’s most important...
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Tuesday, November 08, 2016
The Mainstream Media’s Climate Fail This Election—And What We Can Do About It
There will a lot of lessons for climate justice activists coming out of this election. But no matter what happens on November 8, there’s one thing that we know for sure: we need to do something about the mainstream media’s climate silence. This election went by without a single climate question in...
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Thursday, August 11, 2016
ExxonMobil Takes The Olympic Gold In Deceitful Advertising
ExxonMobil wants you to know that it has a long “to-do” list. In an ad it debuted during the opening ceremonies of the Olympics on Friday night, the world’s largest oil company presented itself as nothing more than a merry band of do-gooders who were “mapping the oceans,” “turning algae into...
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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Obama's Final Climate Test: Keep It in the Ground
As President Obama gears up for his final State of the Union address tonight, it's worth revisiting another speech he gave back in March of 2012 in Cushing, Oklahoma. The President traveled to Cushing during one of the inflection points in the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. In November...
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Thursday, January 07, 2016
TransCanada's Pathetic Keystone XL Lawsuit Could Galvanize Resistance to New Trade Agreements
Talk about sore losers. The Canadian pipeline company TransCanada announced this afternoon that it is suing Obama Administration over its decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. The lawsuit won't do anything to help get the pipeline built, it's too late for that. The only purpose is for...
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Sunday, December 13, 2015
After Paris: The Climate Talks End and the Movement Continues
Four years ago last August, a group of us sat down in front of the White House holding placards with climate promises that President Obama had made during his campaign and waited to get arrested. We were there to protest the Keystone XL pipeline, which our nation's top climate scientist had said...
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Wednesday, December 09, 2015
COP21: Strong Words from Secretary Kerry, But Will the US Back Them Up?
John Kerry started his political life as a protestor against the war in Vietnam, and today in Paris he spoke with the energy of an activist, railing against climate deniers, speaking about the moral urgency of action, and thanking people around the world for leading politicians towards a clean...
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Saturday, November 07, 2015
The People Rejected Keystone XL
Four years ago, on a hot August night in 2011, a few dozen people gathered in a church in Washington, D.C preparing to get arrested. It was the eve of Tar Sands Action, two weeks of sit-ins that we'd planned to take place at the White House to help elevate a relatively obscure infrastructure...
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