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by Elmar Stellnberger

No ape in my tank!

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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On 2018-12-18 France has passed a legislation which will ban palm oil from diesel fuel by 2020. For the rest of the EU banning palm oil from fuel would currently take time until 2030. This is an unacceptably long period. More than half of the palm oil in Europe is used for agrofuels. Tell the European Commission to take action on this issue.



News about Cimate Protection

Category: general,
Source: info,
Language: en,
Type:
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People in the Netherlands have sued their government in front of court for more climate protection and have been given justice. Besides this a litigation was finally accepted in Colombia which now protects the Amazon rainforest. In France more than two million people have signed a petition in favour of a lawsuit against the governments inaction at climate protection which makes it the most signed petition in the country’s history. Washington D.C. has lately passed a law which rules a transition to 100% renewable energy up to 2032 (read more here).



Protect Canada's Majestic Boreal Forest and Caribou

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
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The trees and soils of the boreal forest store more than 300 billion tons of the planet’s carbon, or 36 years’ worth of fossil fuel emissions. Yet these majestic forests being the home of the boreal caribou (read more) are threatened by logging. Don’t let our boreal forests be turned into toilet paper and paper towels!



Petition: Stop the assault on the Amazon rainforest!

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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Brazilian indigenous peoples are currently locked in a fight for survival: Brazil's President Bolsonaro is pushing to scrap the constitutional protection of their ancestral territories and clear even more rainforest for soy monocultures, cattle, hydropower and mining. Tell the Brazilian government to get its priorities right.



UN: Stop eviction and land grabbing! - against causes of flight

Category: general,
Source: action,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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200 million hectares of land worldwide – a total area larger than Mexico – have been impacted by land grabbing and eviction. Smallholders and indigenous people are being driven from their ancestral land, often with the tacit approval of national governments who profit a lot from it. The UN must stop this abuse of power.