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Tag: climate activism

Just Do It DVD Released!

QUICK NEWS: The tremendous UK climate activism film Just Do It is available to the public now! Partnering with Dogwoof, the DVD is about to be available to buy on Amazon and in retailers. However, you can also buy it on Just Do It’s website and let more of the money go back to the creators.

“Complete with deleted scenes, video from behind the scenes and extra shorts, the Just Do It DVD is a veritable romp of direct action mischief not to be missed,” the people behind the movie state.

Global Warming Videos (Best, Funniest, Most Inspiring)

There are a lot of good videos out there on global warming and climate change, and solutions to them. Sometimes, though, I have a hard time finding the one I’m looking for. So, I thought I’d create a piece with all the best global warming and climate change videos I know of (and I’ll add to it as new ones are created).

350.org Updates

350.org has been adding dozens and dozens of posts, videos, pictures, etc. It’s worth a long scroll. But highlighting a few posts that stood out to me, here’s a video from the Philippines:

Top Activism Stories

I was in the UK for 4 days to visit a friend and then to be interviewed by CNBC for it and Harvard Business Review’s Energy Opportunities series. So, fell a little behind on daily activism news. But here’s a roundup after catching up. A ton of great activism (using the term a little generously today) stories — check them out!

24 Hours of Climate Reality (Live Stream)

24 Hours of Climate Reality, Al Gore’s new, big push to raise climate awareness and promote the solutions available to address climate change today, is tomorrow, September 14. You can check in right here tomorrow at any time for live streaming of this worldwide event. The live streaming will occur below…

Big Day of Climate Action Coming — Moving Planet (September 24)

By Bill McKibben

Dear Friends,

The last two weeks have been spectacular.

In Washington DC, phase one of the tar sands campaign has just come to an end, and 1,252 North Americans have been arrested in a massive civil disobedience campaign. This historic groundswell was focused on stopping the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline โ€” but it also sent a larger message that people everywhere are willing to take bold action to move our planet beyond fossil fuels.

Tar Sands Battle Plan: Phase 2

By Bill McKibben

Dear friendsโ€”

Hereโ€™s the battle plan we promisedโ€”a few hours late, because itโ€™s been a big job wrapping up phase one of this campaign.

Tar Sands Arrests Now 595 (+ Top Activism Stories)

Tar Sands activism and arrests continue at the White House, and activists around the world are now joining in from a distance in solidarity. Check out this note and call-to-action from 350.org that I received yesterday (and then more activism stories of the past day or so below that):

UK Climate Activist Event this Weekend

Long before US climate activists were getting arrested in front of the White House for a little civil disobedience, UK climate activists were chaining themselves to airplanes and climbing large coal power plants in the UK. I have thought for awhile now that UK climate activism has been seriously out-doing our US climate activism. But a lot of changes are in the works, and discussions of new directions. Here’s a note from leading UK climate activist group Climate Camp on an important meeting coming up this weekend: