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Climate Impacts, Creating a Low Carbon Future

As people march, a moment of truth in the climate fight

Katherine Bagley | InsideClimate News - September 15th 2014

Press Clipping: The People's Climate March is more than just a call to action. As demonstrators from more than a thousand organizations representing millions of people prepare to descend on New York City on Sept. 21, it represents the biggest expansion of the climate movement so far. Once considered an issue only for environmentalists, global warming has become part of the agenda for labor unions, faith-based organizations, schools, small businesses, and student, social justice, parenting, public health and political groups.

Climate Impacts, Creating a Low Carbon Future

Why I’m helping organize a cross-border climate rally at the Peace Arch

Eoin Madden | Georgia Straight - September 15th 2014

Press Clipping: I remember the day I first got word that something big was coming for all of us seeking an opportunity to stand up and demand action on climate change. I was chatting with an organizer from 350.org, a group cofounded by author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, who said, "Bill thinks we should create the biggest climate march in history.” I knew then that I wanted to do my bit to make that wish come true.

The Dirt :: People’s Climate March Issue


Editors | Tar Sands Solutions Network - September 11th 2014

Blog Post: In this issue of The Dirt, we highlight preparations for the historic People’s Climate March, which will sweep through Manhattan (and around the world) on Sept. 21. Also in the news, a major U.S. bank warns that tar sands production is contributing to Dutch Disease in Canada; a new study reveals climate change threatens half of North America’s bird species; and Burnaby City Council filed a lawsuit asking Kinder Morgan to stop cutting down its trees.

Climate Impacts, Creating a Low Carbon Future

How to talk about climate change so people will care

Editors | Tar Sands Solutions Network - September 11th 2014

Blog Post: Anna Fahey, senior communications strategist with Sightline Institute, wrote this useful blog out about how to communicate effectively about climate change. It even comes with a handy, handwritten cheat sheet!

Climate Impacts, Land & Species Impacts

Audubon scientists: 314 North American bird species threatened by global warming

Editors | Tar Sands Solutions Network - September 11th 2014

Publication: Climate change threatens nearly half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada, including the Bald Eagle and dozens of iconic birds like the Common Loon, Baltimore Oriole and Brown Pelican, according to a new study published today by National Audubon Society. The study identifies 126 species that will lose more than 50 percent of their current ranges - in some cases up to 100 percent - by 2050, with no possibility of moving elsewhere if global warming continues on its current trajectory.

Land & Species Impacts

North America can say goodbye to half its birds if rising GHG emissions aren’t stopped

Chris Rose | DeSmog Canada - September 11th 2014

Press Clipping: An alarming new study published by the National Audubon Society says that almost half the bird species in the continental United States and Canada are threatened by climate change. The study — Audubon’s Birds and Climate Change Report — finds that 126 species will lose more than 50 per cent of their current ranges by mid-century with no possibility of relocating if global warming continues at its current pace. “It’s a punch in the gut,” said Audubon Chief Scientist Gary Langham. "The greatest threat our birds face today is global warming."