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The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises

I say: rock that boat. It’s a lifeboat; maybe the people in it will wake up and start rowing.

Naomi Klein on the Great Clash Between Capitalism and the Climate

Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate is coming out just as the UN is meeting on climate change, and a massive rally to protest the lack of progress on global warming is shaping up in Manhattan on Sunday.

Demands for the People's Climate March and Beyond: Introducing the Pledge To Mobilize

The lack of demands at the People's Climate March is a golden opportunity. We, the marchers, will determine the demands.

Mass. Judge Proclaims Climate Urgency in Ruling that Frees Lobster Boat Blockade Activists

A pair of climate activists prepared to invoke climate change as their defense were spared the effort Monday when the prosecuting district attorney did it for them.

How A Small College Launched Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission.

Climate action - youth, yes men, and divestment

•Youths Sue U.S. Government Over Climate Inaction •Posing as U.S. Officials, Yes Men Announce Renewable Energy Revolution at Homeland Security Congress •FTSE joins Blackrock to help investors avoid fossil fuels •What's at Stake in Harvard's Fossil-Fuel Divestment Debate …

Momentum on Fossil Fuel Divestment Grows as Harvard Professors, Desmond Tutu Call for Action

"People of conscience need to break their ties with corporations financing the injustice of climate change. We can, for instance, boycott events, sports teams and media programming sponsored by fossil-fuel energy companies."

The Buzz Tour: walking across England to pollinate change on climate

“What can I do about climate change?” “Very little. What can WE do about climate change? EVERYTHING.”

A Nonviolent Insurgency for Climate Protection?

Those who are fighting to save the climate need a new strategy. One such strategy to consider is a global nonviolent law-enforcing insurgency, where citizens take it upon themselves to defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.

Divest and Invest

At the Universtiy of Michigan we are readying our campaign to become more inclusive and strategic.

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