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.
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.
by Rachael Goldberg
Waking up, I was expecting this whole election mess to be over. Hillary Clinton was going to be president and while there would be a lot of work to do, at least the fact that I am a woman would mean celebration and not an 1850s sense of fear. When I walked into the kitchen and saw the faces of the people eating breakfast, I felt less certain. They told me that Donald Trump might be the next president and my heart sunk. What?
By Aura Silva Martinez
There were over 160 people sitting in layers around a big, wide circle at the Climate Coalition 21 assembly. An ongoing wave of comments, questions and answers was being thrown to a multitude of unresponsive chairs. This was an overwhelming experience for me, and despite being a somewhat inefficient space where having a real, meaningful conversation was significantly difficult, it was here were many of my current thoughts about the future of the movement started to flourish. Read more…