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Climate action : a campaign manual for greenhouse solutions

Book: “Climate Action is a campaign manual that draws upon positive case studies of successful grass-roots social movements from the last few decades, and presents a menu of strategies for activists and citizens who want to pressure governments and businesses to create a framework for big and rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.”

Climate and Environmental Impacts

Climate and environmental impacts of producing meat.

Climate Change & Colleges – How Campuses & Students Are Helping to Save the Planet

“Humans played a big role in the changes to the earth’s climate over the last century, and scientists predict catastrophic problems if climate change goes unchecked. America is the second largest contributor to carbon dioxide in the world but accounts for only 4.4% of the global population, which means people in the U.S. can make great strides in the fight against climate change with the right tools, information, and resources. College is a great place to start, and there are many opportunities for involvement as a student. See what climate change experts have to say on the matter and learn more about the different ways you can get involved on campus and beyond.”

Climate Healers

Veganism and saving the Earth “Our Core Guiding Principle: Compassion for all LIFE is infinitely sustainable”

Climate Home News

“Climate Home News is an independent news site dedicated to bringing important climate stories to as large an audience as possible.”

Climate Reality Leadership Corps training

“Join former Vice President Al Gore at a Climate Reality Leadership Corps training and learn how you can lead the global fight for climate solutions.”

Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions – Blog

Blog. “We are working to halt the global march toward catastrophic climate change via a strategy that leads as rapidly as possible to a near-universal carbon fee on fossil fuels. Geophysical scientists presumed that as the reality of human-caused climate change became apparent, governments would be influenced to affect energy policies so as to mitigate long-term climate change. Reality is proving to be quite different. The science of climate change has become clearer during the past several years, revealing that continued “business-as-usual” burning of fossil fuels will result in certain large-scale climate change this century and beyond.”

Climate: A New Story

Book: “Flipping the script on climate change, Eisenstein makes a case for a wholesale reimagining of the framing, tactics, and goals we employ in our journey to heal from ecological destruction. With research and insight, Charles Eisenstein details how the quantification of the natural world leads to a lack of integration and our “fight” mentality. With an entire chapter unpacking the climate change denier’s point of view, he advocates for expanding our exclusive focus on carbon emissions to see the broader picture beyond our short-sighted and incomplete approach. The rivers, forests, and creatures of the natural and material world are sacred and valuable in their own right, not simply for carbon credits or preventing the extinction of one species versus another. After all, when you ask someone why they first became an environmentalist, they’re likely to point to the river they played in, the ocean they visited, the wild animals they observed, or the trees they climbed when they were a kid. This refocusing away from impending catastrophe and our inevitable doom cultivates meaningful emotional and psychological connections and provides real, actionable steps to caring for the earth. Freeing ourselves from a war mentality and seeing the bigger picture of how everything from prison reform to saving the whales can contribute to our planetary ecological health, we resist reflexive postures of solution and blame and reach toward the deep place where commitment lives.”

Cluster Munition Coalition

“The Cluster Munition Coalition is an international civil society campaign working to eradicate cluster munitions, prevent further casualties from these weapons, and put an end to the suffering they cause.”

CMI Brazil – Independent Media Cener

“CMI Brasil is a network of independent producers and producers of media that seeks to offer the public alternative and critical information of quality that contributes to the construction of a free, egalitarian society that respects the environment. The WCC Brazil wants to give voice to those who do not have a voice constituting a consistent alternative to business media that often distorts facts and presents interpretations according to the interests of economic, social and cultural elites. The emphasis of coverage is on social movements and on the policies they oppose. Do you hate the media? Be the media!”

CNN | Why Former US President Bill Clinton went to a Vegan Diet

Former US President Bill Clinton explains why he has a vegan diet.

Coalition Against Nuclear Energy (CANE)

“NGOs, CBOs and individuals throughout South Africans have formed a broadbased national coalition to oppose the expansion of the nuclear industry and to demand a commitment to public participation in energy planning. “Not just Cabinet alone, but all sectors together should decide on energy policy in South Africa,” said the statement of the newly-formed Coalition Against Nuclear Energy (CANE) a week after the South African Government released its draft Nuclear Energy Strategy Policy. CANE has been formed as an umbrella group comprising community organisations, residents’ associations, NGOs, academics, professionals, unionists, environmentalists and ordinary citizens now grappling with the spectre of nuclear developments in their back yards. They represent a groundswell of ordinary people who want government to act democratically in seeking alternative energy crisis and climate change solutions.”

Coalition for Gun Control

“Founded in the wake of the Montreal Massacre in 1989, the Coalition for Gun Control was formed to support strategies to reduce gun death, injury and crime. For almost 30 years, the Coalition for Gun Control has been working to make Canada safer and is supported by more than 200 health, crime prevention, victims, public safety, women’s and community organizations from across Canada. We have made progress but much more needs to be done.”

Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade

“The Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade (CAFT) is a grass-roots organisation, run entirely by unwaged volunteers. Unlike many wealthy, national campaigning groups we rely solely on generous public donations to continue fighting the fur trade. CAFT has helped regenerate the grass-roots campaign against the fur trade throughout the UK. Through investigations, education, campaigns and demonstrations we have exposed the horror of the fur trade and helped establish and continue many anti-fur actions across Britain. We have filmed undercover in fur farms, lobbied for a ban on fur farming and persuaded countless shops to stop selling real fur. We also work with anti-fur groups across the world. The fur industry is a global one so our fight against it should work on an international level too. Please join us in the struggle on behalf of fur-bearing animals worldwide. Get actively involved, educate others and support us financially.”

Code Pink – Action Calendar

Action Calendar “CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs. Join us!”


“CODEPINK is a women-led grassroots organization working to end U.S. wars and militarism, support peace and human rights initiatives, and redirect our tax dollars into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming programs.”

Cointelpro 101 (2010)

“COINTELPRO may not be a well-understood acronym but its meaning and continuing impact are absolutely central to understanding the government’s wars and repression against progressive movements. COINTELPRO represents the state’s strategy to prevent movements and communities from overturning white supremacy and creating racial justice. COINTELPRO is both a formal program of the FBI and a term frequently used to describe a conspiracy among government agencies—local, state, and federal—to destroy movements for self-determination and liberation for Black, Brown, Asian, and Indigenous struggles, as well as mount an institutionalized attack against allies of these movements and other progressive organizations. COINTELPRO 101 is a 56-minute educational film that will open the door to understanding this history. This documentary will introduce viewers new to this history to the basics and direct them to other resources where they can learn more. The intended audiences are the generations that did not experience the social justice movements of the sixties and seventies”

Collective Intelligence Research Institute

“As a research and development organization, CIRI supports and catalyzes collective intelligence in human society. We operate in a universal, international, independent, apolitical and secular way. Our research goes directly in the public domain, in service of civil society.”

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau’s compassionate living philosophy is propelling plant-based eating into the mainstream and forever changing how we regard animals. A recognized expert and thought leader on the culinary, social, ethical, and practical aspects of living compassionately and healthfully, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a speaker, cultural commentator, podcaster, and award-winning author of seven books. “

Color Of Change

“Color Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization.We help people respond effectively to injustice in the world around us. As a national online force driven by more than 1.4 million members, we move decision-makers in corporations and government to create a more human and less hostile world for Black people in America.”