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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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Let’s Bury King C.O.N.G. at People’s Climate March
Above all, the worldwide People’s Climate March on Sept. 21 must bury King C.O.N.G.: Coal , Oil , Nukes and Gas . Which also means abolishing corporate personhood and saving the internet . The fossil/nuclear corporations have been given human rights but no human responsibilities. They’re about to...
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'There Is No Alternative': Fossil Fuel Deposits Must Stay in the Ground
'The profits of oil, coal, and natural gas companies will have to yield to the imperative of sustaining life on earth,' says economist Robert Pollin
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The Climate Marches On
“Unjust laws exist.” So wrote Henry David Thoreau in his 1849 essay, “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.” The naturalist and pacifist asked, “Shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once?” His answer...
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Groups Slam 'Corporate Takeover' of UN Climate Summit, Call for System Change
Representing over 200 million people around the world, groups declare: "To deal with the crisis, we must address the root causes and change the system"
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Why I’m Marching for Climate Action
The vast mines stripping Alberta's tar sands are wrecking old-growth forests
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Fighting Global Warming Will Improve Health of People Everywhere
What if we could reduce worldwide deaths from disease, starvation and disaster while improving the health of people everywhere? According to the World Health Organization, we can. “Previously unrecognized health benefits could be realized from fast action to reduce climate change and its...
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World's Youth Are Ready to March for Bold Action on Climate
If young people are looking for an invitation, this is it . Climate change is here and it’s not going away. This is the time to change everything and we need America’s youth to make it happen. I am a Muslim woman who grew up in Bangladesh. I moved to Brooklyn when I was ten years old and have been...
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Constitutional Amendment Would Help Save Our Planet
You've changed the light bulbs, switched the car for a bike. Across the country, people are ready to take it to the next level. In September, literally thousands of people will gather in New York to show the force that citizens are bringing to the climate fight. The science is clear and the power...
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Hugging Trees in the Age of Climate Disruption
On Sept. 21, 2014, the People’s Climate March will commence in New York City as world leaders gather for a United Nations emergency summit on climate change. Thousands of organizations have signed on and many demonstrations have been planned across the country on that day. Perhaps more than one...
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