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Proposed EU climate chief under pressure ahead of grilling by MEPs

A protest against climate and energy commissioner-designate Miguel Arias Canete outside the European Parliament in Brussels Photograph: Yves Herman/ReutersStreet protests, petitions and a row over undeclared financial interests heralded the start of ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 48 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

“Petrolhead” set to be EU Climate Commissioner

Later today, the Spanish nomination for the new EU Energy and Climate Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete, will answer questions from Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) about taking up his new influential role. He certainly has questions to ... [Published Oil Change - 7 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Crony capitalism

T he public gets it. Academics and financial analysts get it. In fact, many experts say it is the most important governance and democracy issue of our time. So why do investors have so little to say about political donations and the corporate capture ... [Published Investment Pensions Europe - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

After the People’s Climate March, It Is Time to Demand More

The 400,000 people who packed Manhattan’s Central Park West for the People’s Climate March on September 21 have all gone home to their apartments, farms, cabins and lobster boats. They’ve returned to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and the Wet’suwet’en ... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Mass Protests Held Against Climate Change

By Savious KwinikaJohannesburg — MORE than 600 000 concerned citizens around the world have marched across major cities in an effort to save the planet earth from environmental dangers of climate change caused by industrialised nations.In a march organised ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Al Gore's Climate Change Optimism Will Make You Feel A Little Better About The Future | Co.Exist

Eight years ago, the film An Inconvenient Truth sent a generation of idealistic young people into a tailspin. We listened as narrator Al Gore[1] calmly discussed the dire consequences of inaction on stopping climate change. And over the next near-decade, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Petition opposes BC's 'potential muzzling' of non-profits

A Lower Mainland man has launched a petition asking British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong to abandon a proposal that would open non-profit societies to attack.Bertrand Lau said he read on The Tyee about the proposed changes, which include ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Come On Grandparents…Join The Climate Movement!

It was very exciting to see the numbers of people coming out to protest what is being done to our precious atmosphere and causing climate change at an unprecedented rate. We want to help inspire all grandparents to get involved in this important movement. ... [Published Grand Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Just Created the World's Largest Marine Reserve

Coral is seen off Jarvis Island, one of seven islands strung along the equator in the central Pacific Ocean, in this photo, date unknown. Image: Jim Maragos/USFWS By Andrew Freedman 2014-09-25 15:37:33 UTCU.S. President Barack Obama took a historic step ... [Published Mashable - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Leadership Lessons From The People's Climate March

She walked mostly unnoticed down the westside of Manhattan, a relatively anonymous face among the 400,000 or so in Sunday’s “People’s Climate March.” Her name is Kelly Rigg. Large groups, like 350.org, Avaaz or the Sierra Club, and the numerous grassroots ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

A new age in global eco-politics or politics as usual?

The largest worldwide climate demonstration in history took place on Sunday. There were more than 2,700 events in 161 countries.  But will the People’s Climate March herald a new age in global eco-politics, or will the failures of the 2009 Copenhagen ... [Published Copenhagen Post - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 2 reports

The biggest climate march ever!

Months ago, the Avaaz community decided on a crazy goal – the largest mobilisation on climate change in history. Yesterday, we blew past our wildest expectations, with a climate march *6 times* the size of anything before it!!!Over 675,000 of us marched ... [Published Green Times South Africa - Sep 25 2014]

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...Just this week, Google chairman Eric Schmidt dismissed remote work in an interview with MIT Technology Review : "The reason [employees] need to show up at work is because of the water cooler effect. A lot of the conversations are informal; the entity moves forward when people are around. It’s very difficult to do that, even with modern communications technology, when people are remote."
"But every few months until Paris we'll come together globally again and again, bigger and bigger, to beat a drum for change, for 100% clean energy, that our leaders can only follow."
Lau launched the petition on the Avaaz website on Sept. 29 with a write up that says, "This could potentially muzzle any less than rich non-profit societies from raising concerns on issues." Within the first few hours it was up to 18 signatures
...There was some whimpering and whining, but the barking was still muted," he says. "Mother Nature has made a series of powerful statements about the impact of the climate crisis that has had a real effect on the public dialogue."

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Proposed EU climate chief under pressure ahead ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 48 mins ago]
These Two Startup Veteran Moms Are Compiling Bi... [Published Fast Company - 3 hours ago]
“Petrolhead” set to be EU Climate Commissioner [Published Oil Change - 7 hours ago]
Crony capitalism [Published Investment Pensions Europe - 18 hours ago]
Africa: Mass Protests Held Against Climate Change [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 30 2014]
Baruch students rally for action on climate change [Published Baruch College Ticker - Sep 30 2014]
Al Gore's Climate Change Optimism Will Make You... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 30 2014]
Petition opposes BC's 'potential muzzling' of n... [Published TheTyee.ca - Sep 30 2014]
After the People’s Climate March, It Is Time to... [Published Common Dreams - Sep 29 2014]
Al Gore's Climate Change Optimism Will Make You... [Published Fast Company - Sep 29 2014]
Come On Grandparents…Join The Climate Movement! [Published Grand Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
People's Climate March around the world: Pictur... [Published Oxfam International - Sep 26 2014]
300,000 People March in New York to Highlight C... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 26 2014]
Why Governments Can’t Ignore Global Warming [Published emagazine.com - Sep 25 2014]
Leadership Lessons From The People's Climate March [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 25 2014]
A new age in global eco-politics or politics as... [Published Copenhagen Post - Sep 25 2014]
‘The Right Moment Has Come for People to Rise U... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 25 2014]
Obama Just Created the World's Largest Marine R... [Published Mashable - Sep 25 2014]
The People's Climate March and the story of Zane [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 25 2014]
Climate Justice Resurfaces Amidst New York’s Co... [Published ZNet - Sep 25 2014]
From the new Editor in Chief, in an unrelaxing ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 25 2014]
The biggest climate march ever! [Published Green Times South Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Meager coverage of climate change march [Letter] [Published Baltimore Sun - Sep 24 2014]
'No Plan B because there's no Planet B': UN chief [Published Asiaone - Sep 24 2014]
A Cape Town story of 21st September [Published Green Times South Africa - Sep 24 2014]
600 signed up, 3,000 showed up for Toronto's cl... [Published YongeStreet - Sep 24 2014]
LETTER: Why you probably didn’t hear about the ... [Published State News - Sep 24 2014]
Global protests against climate change see mass... [Published Socialist Worker - Sep 24 2014]
The Three Hundred Thousand [Published New Yorker - Sep 23 2014]
Who’s afraid of a handshake? [Published AlMonitor - Sep 23 2014]
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“Petrolhead” set to be EU Climate Commissioner [Published Oil Change - 7 hours ago]
Later today, the Spanish nomination for the new EU Energy and Climate Commissioner, Miguel Arias Cañete, will answer questions from Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) about taking up his new influential role. He certainly has questions to ...
‘The Right Moment Has Come for People to Rise U... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 25 2014]
Participants of the climate change march in Trinidad and Tobago form the shape of a heart in the Queen's Park Savannah in Port of Spain. Photo by Nico Kersting, courtesy IAMovement, used with permission. A lot of talk has followed the Climate Summit ...
NYPD was only able to arrest 100 "climate" comm... [Published The Reference Frame - Sep 23 2014]
On Sunday, "The People's Climate March" took place in Manhattan. According to their counts, it was attended by 310,000 communist and socialist hecklers; the figure includes about 100,000 hecklers who were actually observable in the visible spectrum.These ...
Over Half a Million Demand Action on Climate [Published Oil Change - Sep 22 2014]
400,000 in New York. 40,000 in London. 30,000 in Melborne. 25,000 in Paris. Thousands others in some 2,700 events across the globe in over 150 countries. In all in excess of 570,000 people marched for the climate yesterday. We have never seen a day ...
Largest Climate Rally ever in New York City, ot... [Published Informed Comment - Sep 22 2014]
By Deirdre Fulton, Commondreams.org Global mobilization is exceeding expectations on Sunday, with hundreds of thousands of people taking to the streets demanding action on climate change on the eve of the UN Climate Summit. In addition to the massive ...
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