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by Elmar Stellnberger

Sign the People’s Demands for climate justice

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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Climate change is the biggest threat of our time. We need to achieve that all fossil fuels will stay in the ground and that we will cover our energy needs up to 100% by renewables so that we can keep global warming below 1.5°C. Next month our governments will convene at the COP24 to implement the Paris Agreement.



European palm oil scandal

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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The European Union subsidies palm oil to be burnt in cars as “green biodiesel” which is three times worse for the climate than regular diesel causing an environmental catastrophe in SE-Asia. Sign the petition: No rainforests in my tank! It would be a huge victory if the EU was about to ban palm oil for agrofuels.



Protest against Chlorpyrifos

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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Scientists have linked Chlorpyrifos to brain damage, developmental delays in children, working memory loss, and increased risk of autism. It can impact children´s development and hormonal system even in small doses. It was developed by the Nazis as nerve gas and is one of the most dangerous pesticides used in Europe. It was already forbidden in the USA before the Trump era. Protest against the renewal of Chlorpyrifos!



English Petition for the Hambacher Forest

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
update
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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!



Huge Tentacle Collects Plastic Litter from the Ocean

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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Since September 2018 first tests are performed to collect plastic litter with a ship and a huge tentacle in San Francisco Bay in the Pacific. The plastic litter is a deadly trap for marine animals and birds. When falling into pieces the plastic litter evaporates methane a potent greenhouse gas because of ultraviolet light immissions.