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by Elmar Stellnberger

Mines Dump Toxic Waste directly into the Sea

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
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SumofUS helped push Citigroup to stop investing in mining companies that are dumping toxic mining waste directly into our waters. Now they're targeting JPMorgan Chase, one of the largest investment banks in the world. Several of the worst offending mines are polluting the beautiful coastal waters and coral reef ecosystems of Papua New Guinea where lives and livelihoods are threatened by these toxic tailings.



Rise for Climate on 8 September

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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Participate in this global day of action for our climate! The September 8 marches will take place just four days before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. This important march will come after a summer that saw record heat waves, historic wildfires, massive flooding, and countless other impacts from worsening climate change.



RWE Wants to Cut Climate Protection

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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The coal company RWE wants to clear the last areas of the Hambacher Wood, one of the last primeval forests in Germany - altough the commission on coal installed by the government does currently negotiate an end to coal power. Contact the government of Germany to stop this!



Stop Trump´s Dirty Power Plan

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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Trump wants to dismantle the Clean Power Plan which is responsible to fight global warming pollution by reducing that pollution by 32 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. Trump´s replacement for the Clean Power Plan is full of gimmicks and giveaways to fossil fuel companies. By now the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is accepting public comments on the issue ...



Sign against Illegal Logging in the Amazon

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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About 2/3 of the wood harvest of ipê trees in the Amazon is illegal. The criminals invent non-existant tree populations in order to obtain legal papers for their wood harvest. Sign against the illegal felling of trees which brings violence and killings into remote areas. There is also a game on how to identify illegal logging. Read more here and here.