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Climate Change is About…Water. And Education

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Climate change is incredibly complex. At the same time, it touches on the most elemental aspects of life on the planet, especially water. Our new teaching resources help educators tell that story.

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Citizen Action on Climate: The Case for Hope

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Jim Shultz responds to a recent article about Paul Kingsnorth’s politics of climate ‘despair’, and makes the case for hope and activism.

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The Purposely Confusing World of Energy Politics

Which future do you choose?

Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our perilous global energy situation, precisely because it has never been more important to do so. Got that? No? Okay, let me explain

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Getting Action: Two Energy Futures

Which future do you choose?

Ruthi Brandt from UK Tar Sands network guest blogs on the possibilities, and implications, of our two Energy Futures – a special post for Reclaim Power! Day of Action for People and Community Energy Alternatives.

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Getting Fracktion: Global Frackdown

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An attempt at an overview of where things stand on the global day of action against fracking.

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Getting Action: Reclaim Power – Global Month of Action on Energy

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Lucy Patterson of Push Europe on the thinking behind Reclaim Power Month, running until Nov 11th

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How Do We Take Effective Citizen Action on the Climate Crisis? A Debate Across Three Continents

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In December, I wrote an article that appeared in Climate Progress, Yes Magazine, AlterNet and elsewhere, which took a hard look at citizen action on the climate crisis.  The article raised some pointed questions about the value of global summitry …

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Looking Back with Fears for the Future

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In the wake of election climate silence and a superstorm, Shawn, Leny and Aldo from the DC team reflect on their research with Bolivian communities impacted by climate change.

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Getting Action: COP Should Set Carbon Budgets for Real Progress

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Former UNFCC negotiator Nele Marien on something real that Doha could deliver.

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Some good news from the climate battlefield…

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Getting Action on Climate: An inspiring and, we hope, valuable series of profiles on global climate activism. Check the blog to find out more…

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