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Transition to Clean Economy

Paris: It’s up to us to close the gap between rhetoric and reality

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December 13th 2015

Visual: On December 12th, 2015, world governments meeting in Paris produced a landmark climate agreement. The deal followed two weeks of intense negotiations and waves of global mobilization by the climate movement. While there’s so much this deal leaves undone and so much work still to do, the Paris Agreement does finally send a signal to the world that the age of fossil fuels is over. Now it’s up to us to close the gap between rhetoric and reality. We’re ready.

Transition to Clean Economy

25,000 people believe 100% clean is 100% possible

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December 4th 2015

Visual: On November 29, the day before the UN Climate Summit in Paris began, 800,000 people gathered in cities all over the world to champion climate solutions and justice. Thousands gathered in Vancouver and other Canadian cities. In our wrap-up video from Ottawa, watch 25,000 beautiful people celebrate the beginning of the end of climate change.

Transition to Clean Economy

A clean energy economy is 100% possible in your lifetime

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November 13th 2015

Visual: The transition to 100% renewables is not only necessary, it's 100% possible.On the eve of the Paris Climate Summit, we have an unprecedented opportunity to be heard by our new government on climate issues. Join us in Ottawa on November 29 for the 100% Possible March for Climate Solutions and Justice: www.100possible.ca #100possible

Keystone XL

#NOKXL Pumpkin Carving Party

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November 1st 2015

Visual: Pipeline Fighters gathered at Harmony Nursery in Bradshaw, NE on Friday, Oct. 30 to carve a #NOKXL message to Pres. Barack Obama and new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau into a whole lot of pumpkins!

Transition to Clean Economy, Create Clean, Low-carbon Jobs

New Report: Protect the climate, save money, and create Jobs

October 29th 2015

Report: "The Clean Energy Future: Protecting the Climate, Creating Jobs and Saving Money" shows that the United States can reduce greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 — while adding half-a-million jobs and saving Americans billions of dollars on their electrical, heating, and transportation costs. Joe Uehlein of the Labor Network for Sustainability says, “This report is good news for American workers. Protecting the climate has often been portrayed as a threat to American workers’ jobs and the U.S. economy. But this report shows that a clean energy future will produce more jobs than “business as usual” with fossil fuels.”

Stop the Expansion

Lockdown: The end of growth in the tar sands

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Hannah McKinnon, Greg Muttitt and Lorne Stockman | Oil Change International - October 28th 2015

Report: The pipelines exporting tar sands out of Alberta are almost full, according to new analysis by Oil Change International. Without the construction of major pipelines, such as Energy East, Kinder Morgan or Keystone XL, there will be no room for further growth in tar sands extraction and tens of billions of metric tonnes of carbon will be kept in the ground. This would be a significant step towards a safer climate.