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Dec 2014 #2: What Happened at the United Nations Climate Summit in Lima

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After Lima – what we saw and heard

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COP20 Gender Day – What does genuine, legitimate participation by women look like?

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Leny Olivera writing from Lima, where the Democracy Center is hosting a photo exhibition at the People’s Climate Summit, based on our photo-documentary Climate Change is About…Women.

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December 2014: Citizen Action on the Climate Crisis – The Democracy Center Needs Your Help

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The December Newsletter is full of news about just-published projects and our activities at COP20 – as well as a request for help from you.

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Democracy Center team at the COP20 and the People’s Summit in Lima this week

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On-the-ground coverage from around the COP20 all week from the DC team in Lima. Stay tuned to this blog page and follow/connect @DemocracyCenter

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Getting Action: Frackdown 3 – a few updates

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A snapshot of the fracking situation in the UK, Ireland, and Bolivia

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Fracking, Free Trade Agreements, and the Mechanisms of Corporate Power

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TTIP and fracking activists came together on the Oct 11th days of action. It is crucial they continue to do this, and challenge the system of corporate entitlement that stands in the way of both movements.

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Getting Action Beyond New York: Shifting the Focus to the South

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There is an opportunity afoot to strengthen justice and global South representation in the climate movement (and here are a couple of resources to help us do it)

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Getting Action: What Does Climate Change Mean to You?

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We were at climate mobilizations in five locations across the US, Europe and Bolivia on Sept 21st, asking people: “What does climate change mean to you?”

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Making the Case for Hope, Strategy and Cold War Thinking: Reflections on NYC Climate Week

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A collection of articles and interviews that capture thinking on the issues surrounding the People’s Climate March in September 2014, both before and after it took place.

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Getting Action: Strategic lines of ATTAC at the Summer University

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Thomas Mc Donagh reports back from the ESU where solid strategies were both discussed and implemented.

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