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Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 3:56 PM

'And the people stayed home'

We must stay safe – and vigilant Friends, The COVID-19 outbreak has made us all realise just how fragile this interconnected world is. As we grapple with staying home, finding new ways to comfort those we love and support those most impacted – we’re also creating space to dream up ne…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
March 26, 2020 at 1:15 PM

'And the people stayed home'

We must stay safe – and vigilant Friends, The COVID-19 outbreak has made us all realise just how fragile this interconnected world is. As we grapple with staying home, finding new ways to comfort those we love and support those most impacted – we’re also creating space to dream up ne…
Tytus Murphy - Divest London and 350.org · [email protected]
March 24, 2020 at 5:12 PM

Celebrating a Divest Parliament Campaign Milestone

Last week, the trustees of the MP Pension Fund released their annual report, showing that the fund’s investment in renewables has gone up significantly, while its fossil fuel investments dropped sharply. Hi John, As the Coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, and impacts all of us i…
Matilda Borgstrom - 350.org · [email protected]
March 19, 2020 at 12:35 PM

This can feel like a lonely time 💚

The world has changed a lot in the past few weeks, and this means the climate movement has had to change too. Mobilisations and climate strikes have had to be cancelled, meetings are being moved online and campaigns are being put on hold. Dear John, The world has changed a lot in the past …
May Boeve - 350.org · [email protected]
March 18, 2020 at 7:54 PM

COVID-19 and our commitment to each other

Look after yourself, look after your community, and build resilience Dear John, The COVID-19 virus is spreading rapidly across the globe, and we know that in this time, we’re all feeling a mix of emotions, including being anxious and worried for what this means for our loved ones.  As with…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
March 11, 2020 at 4:25 PM

'We will not run'

Women's day, strikes, and coronavirus concerns The Aurat March on March 8 in Karachi, Pakistan. Photo: Aurat March Karachi Sunday was International Women’s Day, and despite coronavirus restrictions in some countries many women took to the streets elsewhere in spectacular marches aroun…
Julia - 350.org · [email protected]
March 6, 2020 at 10:25 AM

Here's what we think:

A couple of weeks ago we asked for our community's opinion on our shared direction of travel in this new decade. Have a look at the results! Hi John, Just a couple of weeks ago we asked you and the entire 350 European online community to take a survey and help shape our collective strategi…
Shireen Nori - 350.org · [email protected]
March 4, 2020 at 4:48 PM

100,000 signatures needed: Congress must pass the Ban Fracking Act.

Let's ban fracking once and for all John, For decades, the oil and gas industry has perpetuated the lie that fracking is “safe,” but we’ve seen the devastating impacts in our communities. Fracking, which involves injecting water deep into the ground to push up oil and gas, also requires a…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
February 26, 2020 at 4:26 PM

We’re winning big

Major victories in the fight to keep it in the ground Protesters with Indigenous Climate Action at December’s UN Climate Talks knew Teck mine would be a climate catastrophe. No more! Photo: Allan Lissner Keeping it in the ground: We’re celebrating some major wins against the fossil fuel…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
February 26, 2020 at 4:26 PM

We’re winning big

Major victories in the fight to keep it in the ground Protesters with Indigenous Climate Action at December’s UN Climate Talks knew Teck mine would be a climate catastrophe. No more! Photo: Allan Lissner Keeping it in the ground: We’re celebrating some major wins against the fossil fuel…
Julia - 350.org · [email protected]
February 19, 2020 at 10:11 AM

I'd like your opinion, John

We want to know your opinion: 2020 is full of possibilities, and we need your help to narrow them down. Take the survey! Hi John, I want to make sure you don't miss this opportunity to help our movement decide what campaigns to focus on in 2020 and beyond. Please take our short 5-minute su…
Julia - 350.org · [email protected]
February 17, 2020 at 12:36 PM

We're all ears, John 👂

We want to know your opinion: 2020 is full of possibilities, and we need your help to narrow them down. Take the survey! Hi John, From fires and floods in Australia to violent storms and snowless winter in Europe, the start of 2020 is a taste of what's to come - unless we make climate acti…
Drew Hudson - Friends of the Earth & 350.org · [email protected]
February 15, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Stand against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A landmark Supreme Court case could shape the future of every pipeline battle in the US. John,On Feb 24, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case to determine if the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) can cross the Appalachian trail. This is the first time the Supreme Court has…
Dominique Thomas - 350.org · [email protected]
February 12, 2020 at 4:02 PM

Let's divest all 50 states

Take the next step - share the petition on social media John, The case for fossil fuel divestment is building around the world. To date over 1100+ institutions have with assets over $14 trillion have committed to divest — but our state pension funds have yet to catch up to the curve. John,…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
February 12, 2020 at 12:15 PM

Trail of destruction

Public opinion crashes on Australia’s government February 11: Liv Tualau sits with activists atop flood prevention sandbags placed on the steps of Australia’s Parliament. Photo: Joseph Sikulu #CutAllTies: As politicians headed to work yesterday morning, 350 Australia activists shone a l…
Dominique Thomas - 350.org · [email protected]
February 10, 2020 at 6:19 PM

re: We won!

This took years and years of grassroots pressure. John, did you see my message? We got some huge news! During Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City address last week he announced that NYC will BAN all new fossil fuel projects! I don't need to tell you how critical this win is — New York…
Matilda Borgstrom - 350.org · [email protected]
February 7, 2020 at 10:31 AM

Let them stay!

We're calling on the British Museum to let the Anti-BP protesters stay the night Dear John, This morning, activists from the group BP or not BP brought a huge wooden Trojan Horse to the British Museum, to protest BP’s sponsorship of the museum's Troy exhibition. They plan to stay with the …
Dominique Thomas - 350.org · [email protected]
February 6, 2020 at 10:14 PM

We won!

This took years and years of grassroots pressure. Hey John, We did it! Moments ago, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a ban on all new fossil fuel projects in New York City.  New York City’s ban on fossil fuel projects is the largest municipal ban of its kind, ever. Our movement has fought to…
Nicole Leonard - Fossil Free News · [email protected]
February 1, 2020 at 3:45 PM

Crude maneuvers from the big banks

A dangerous new pipeline threatens East Africa, and more Fossil Free News A family from Hoima Kigaga in Uganda, whose farming livelihood is threatened by a crude oil pipeline. Photo: Tom Laffay   In Case You Missed It Crude moves: Activists worldwide are challenging banks and financiers…
Julia - 350.org · [email protected]
February 1, 2020 at 11:51 AM

Siemens is fuelling fires in Australia

Siemens agreed to provide railway signals for the monstrous new coal mine in Australia. But if they come under enough pressure and break the contract, it could put a stop to the entire coal project, which threatens the climate, indigenous people and the Great Barrier Reef. Hi John, The Ada…