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How We Win on Climate Change
Okay, so we had this historic march a little while ago. It was.... ...joyous, beautiful, exhilarating, inspiring, life-confirming...and in many ways turning point. Now that the dust has settled a bit, we can see that it will change things for a long time to come. It proved to ourselves and the...
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After the People’s Climate March, It Is Time to Demand More
The 400,000 people who packed Manhattan’s Central Park West for the People’s Climate March on September 21 have all gone home to their apartments, farms, cabins and lobster boats. They’ve returned to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and the Wet’suwet’en territory in British Columbia, to the...
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"[A]n economy based on endless growth doesn’t work for either people or the planet." (Photo: Susan Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Views
Long-Standing Economic Resistance Went Mainstream at People’s Climate March
Writing for Vice earlier this week, Natasha Lennard argued that, while newsworthy, the People’s Climate March should not earn the title of historic: “Taken in isolation, mass marches — even when truly massive — do not history make.” Lennard’s analysis is exactly right, but it doesn’t apply to this...
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Well head after all the hydraulic fracturing equipment has been taken off location. (Photo: Joshua Doubek/CC) News
Study: Natural Gas Expansion Will Raise Emissions, Worsen Climate
Increased reliance on so-called 'bridge fuel' will worsen climate crisis by delaying shift to carbon-free renewable energy, research warns
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Obama's Pitiful Pledge Epitomizes Failure of UN Summit: Climate Campaigners
Following historic protests, grassroots organizations turned away from UN's 'halls of power' when they attempt to deliver statement
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Why the People’s Climate March Actually Was Awesome
When dozens of environmental organizations united behind Bill McKibbon’s 350 to organize a climate change march in downtown Manhatten, they promised it would be the biggest protest in the history of the movement. And boy were they right! But the march drew more than a crowd. Before the first...
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Fear This, Congress: The People’s Climate March
The People’s Climate March has permanently changed national and international perception and proven that Americans care passionately about the climate issue. The diverse sea of black, brown and white people who flooded the streets of New York sent the message that climate change is a political...
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Front-Lines Communities Rising Up: Dispatches from People's Climate
Common Dreams staff collected voices and photos from the historic People's Climate March and Flood Wall Street direct action
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Real Solutions From Agriculture at the People's Climate March
On the day before the People’s Climate March —what’s being billed as the largest mass climate demonstration in history—the Organic Consumers Association hosted a day of workshops as part of the NYC Climate Convergence . The final workshop was entitled “Now that the U.S. supports Climate-Smart...
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Huge, Gorgeous Global March Shows How to Win the Climate Fight: At the Grassroots
The most hopeful, diverse, photogenic, energizing and often hilarious march I've joined in 52 years of activism—and one of the biggest, at 310,000 strong—has delivered a simple messag​e: we can and will rid the planet of fossil fuels and nuclear power, we will do it at the grassroots, it will be...
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