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At Paris Trade Union Forum: A call to ban fracking worldwide

Over 40 percent of natural gas comes from shale gas, which is such a driver for climate change because of methane -- 120 times more powerful than carbon.

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At COP 21, indigenous people wield voices in fight for justice

The Indigenous Environmental Network focuses on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, calling for moratoriums on new fossil fuel development, and fighting against "false solutions," like fracking and nuclear energy.

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COP 21's Climate Generations is a magnet for young environmentalists

Countless young activists have flocked to France's capital to take part in what is shaping up to become a monumental and global environmental event.

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Progressive voices bind climate conference to world issues

Alongside the UN conference is a people's climate conference of NGOs, environmental and climate activists, trade unionists, scientists, local elected officials on strategies for climate action.

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Posts from Paris: Unions act on climate change

This morning I joined the international union movement and 10,000 others to form the Human Chain for the Climate.

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"Paris, a beacon of hope": Words of solidarity as COP 21 opens

Leaders from all over the world gathered today in the suburb of Le Bourget for the opening of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

 

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After Keystone XL: Why the Paris climate summit could be different

For the first time, leaders from the advanced capitalist countries and those of the emerging economies seem to be on the same page when it comes to the urgency of slowing climate change.

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Robert Redford demands global action on climate change

Robert Redford said moderate climate is going extinct.

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Support builds for Peace and Planet mobilization

Peace, faith, environment and labor organizations are mobilizing for the Peace and Planet conference and march at the United Nations April 24-26.

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The big chill: tensions in the Arctic

The Arctic may be cold, but the politics surrounding it are pretty hot. There is a great deal at stake.

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