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'Forwards not Backwards on Climate Change' - Find out more and get involved locally...

At the ‘Forwards Not Backwards’ demonstration in Leeds on May 7 we will be giving out flyers (Flyer for 7 May 2016) to the general public.  401 more words


On the Texture of the Air

Tonight I read three poems to a room full of climate activists in Aotearoa.

Activism is hard work. It’s exhausting.

After listening to the poems, someone told me how re-energized she felt––poetry the counterpoint to a long day of planning direct actions for the coming year. 159 more words

It’s not looking so green: Is climate change media coverage missing a certain ‘Je ne sais quoi’?

With Earth Day upon us, world leaders are gathering today to sign the Paris Climate Agreement, an international accord that came as an output of negotiations between 200 countries, and sets the target of capping global temperatures changes by 1.5°C versus 2°C, which scientists argue is beyond humanity’s adaptive capabilities, by 2020. 904 more words

Blog For Thought

Breaking Free from Coal

The government appears to ignore the growing clamor to end the use of coal in the Philippines. It continues to justify coal investments to the country’s growing economy and the energy crisis. 1,066 more words


6-Call Mandate to Stop the Pipeline!

We are stopping the pipeline: We’ve heard MA State Representative Ellen Story say: “Six Calls from My Constituents is a Mandate.”

Just. Six. Calls.

When a handful of us activate our little networks, that’s a lot of power. 815 more words

Climate Action

There is more to life than Ivy Park.

Stuck in a bubble of half marathon training, job applications, a couple of weeks in Togo, and a ‘Pretty Little Liars’ marathon, I realised that 2 months have passed since I posted anything about the conversations I have been having with students about Global Issues. 641 more words

Global Development

UNSW Students Occupy Council Chamber in Divest Protest

Students at the University of New South Wales have staged a sit-in protest on the university’s  Kensington campus Monday afternoon.

11 students have occupied the council chamber inside The Chancellery building since approximately 10.45am. 155 more words