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Kelly Rigg: Russian government must release Greenpeace activists
As Executive Director of the Global Call for Climate Action, a network of more than 400 organizations working to protect the climate, I call on the Russian government to release the 30 activists from Greenpeace being held on charges of piracy.
Regional impacts from the IPCC: Climate change around the world
According to the IPCC, the evidence of human-caused climate change is now more certain than ever. What does the IPCC say about the regional impacts of the changing climate?
Thousands homeless due to flooding in Sudan, Russia, and China
Continents apart, the nations of Sudan, Russia, and China all find themselves battered by unusually heavy rainfall that has left thousands homeless, exacerbated public health issues, and caused untold economic damage.
Activists in Georgia prep October anti-coal week of action
Youth activists in Georgia are preparing for a nationwide week of action against coal in the last week of October, as part of the Global Power Shift Phase II movement.
Summer of 2013 brings record breaking heat to Asia, Europe, and North America
People across Asia, Europe, and North America are experiencing sweltering high temperatures this summer in the Northern Hemisphere, with the kind of record breaking heat events that are more frequent due to climate change.
The Climate Group
The Climate Group is an independent, not-for-profit organization working to inspire and catalyze leadership for a Clean Revolution: a low carbon future that is smarter, better and more prosperous. For all. Follow: The Climate Group >> &...
Carbon Market Watch
Carbon Market Watch, a project of Nature Code – Centre of Development & Environment, scrutinizes carbon markets and advocates for fair and effective climate protection. Carbon Market Watch was launched in November 2012 to expand the work ...
International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)
ICARDA is a global agricultural research center working with countries in the world’s dry areas to promote sustainable agriculture, raise farmer incomes, and strengthen food security. Follow: ICARDA >>
Coolmyplanet.org is a global citizen initiative to combat rising temperatures and climate change, through offsetting based on thermal credits. Follow: Coolmyplanet.org >>
The Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused not-for-profit, promoting large-scale investment in the low-carbon economy. It promotes safe and secure investments suitable to the needs of pension and insurance funds. Its goal is to rapid...
Asset Owners Disclosure Project
The Asset Owners Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit global organisation whose objective is to protect members’ retirement savings from the risks posed by climate change by improving the level of disclosure and industry ...
Russian soldier in vehicle photo
Russian soldier in army vehicle. Creative Commons: Alex Spade, 2008 Source: Wikipedia Commons
Russian bus photo
A bus in Tartarstan, Russia. Creative Commons: Vaucher Bastien, 2009 Source: Flickr
Moscow metro photo
Moscow metro station with train. Creative Commons: Chris Guy, 2009 Source: Flickr
Greenpeace exposes the truth about Arctic drilling
As part of their campaign to end Arctic drilling, Greenpeace launched the site ‘Arctic Truth’ to provide oil company employees with a secure platform to submit knowledge of safety and environmental violations in their day-to-day work. This ef...
Gorbachev criticizes world’s response to climate change
Former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev expressed his disappointment in the weak international response to climate change and other environmental issues, connecting them to the state of global poverty and the economy. In speaki...
Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam photo
Sayano–Shushenskaya Dam, Russia for hydropower. Creative Commons: Foris Aleksey, 2007 Source: Wikipedia Commons