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Last night we organized a calling party at College of the Atlantic. We called banks, the White House, the US Army Corps, Safariland and other parties to continue the momentum of #NoDAPL movement.
One of our members calling a bank, asking them
to divest from Energy Transfer and DAPL.
Credits to David Tong
By Margherita Tommasini
I experience panic attacks. I already share this struggle with the people I love, so it does not really matter if now the Internet will know about it.
I sort of knew what I was getting into. Last year I attended COP21 in Paris. I did not have accreditation for the Blue Zone, but I spent the three weeks in the Ville Lumières engaging with different levels of civil society and getting a glimpse of what climate negotiations look like.
In Marrakech I was finally able to unveil the true story.
Given my history of anxiety and general depression, in early September when it was time to decide whether to join the preparatory course to attend the COP, I had asked myself whether I could have handled an unknown amount of stressors and whether it was worth it. I told myself that I could not surrender to the monsters in my head. And I went for it.
by Rachael Goldberg and Andrea Fontana
Mobilized by 350.org, we joined a variety of climate justice groups that gathered today to demand governments to “freeze” the extraction and use of fossil fuels.
Members of Earth in Brackets gathered with other Climate Justice groups and “froze” in the Blue Zone of COP22. The action was meant to draw attention to the report “The Sky’s Limit” that was recently published by Oil Change International.
Photo credits to David Tong
by Andrea Fontana
On Thursday November 10th, civil society mobilized with a series of events to ask for legal protection and immediate action for climate migrants. The call to action was sparked from the fact that the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change does not offer legal protection for the average 21.5 million people that are displaced every year by the adverse impacts of climate change.