The Climate Movement is Dead: Long Live the Climate Movement

In the aftermath of the COP15 talk s in Copenhagen, the inability of the Big Greens, governments, and market approaches to find genuine and sustainable solutions to climate change is undeniable. As author Naomi Klein so aptly observed at the end of COP15 talks, “A particular model of dealing with climate change is dying.”

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350 Reasons Project – Carbon Trading Won’t Work

We are proud to announce the launch of www.350reasons.org – a website presenting 350 1reasons why carbon trading will not serve to stabilize the climate.

In addition to the website we are releasing a pamphlet illustrating the top 35 reasons, as well as 350 reasons stickers. If you would like to distribute these stickers and/or pamphlets at an October 24th action near you (or at any other climate change events), you can order copies by emailing us at: distro@risingtidenorthamerica.org

Remember to include all your contact information and the number of copies that you would like to order. For delivery before October 24, you will need to place the order before next Tuesday, October 20. The 35 reasons pamphlet can also be downloaded starting Monday Oct 19 at www.350reasons.org.

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Rising Tide releases “Deal or No Deal”, a primer on the UN climate talks

dondpagesDeal or No Deal is a 16 page newspaper exploring issues surrounding the upcoming UN climate talks in Copenhagen from an anti-capitalist, climate justice perspective. Deal or no Deal is an in-depth and highly accessible read that covers the history of international climate negotiations and what’s going on with them in the present. Deal or No Deal delivers a scathing critique of carbon trading, the corporate takeover of the UN climate talks, and the obstructionist role that rich nations play in the talks; while providing insight and inspiration for what we can do to fight back. And of course, it comes complete with pithy cartoons and a slick design.

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Fossil Fool Day of Action Guide to Fossil Fooleries

Target a local fossil fool … See the clowns investing in coal? The carbon offset contortionist or the oily strong man? … and join with thousands around the world in taking one step closer to dismantling the fossil fuel industry.

Find a fossil fool in your community and pull a prank that packs a punch.

Need some ideas? We have LOTS of them for you…check out our Fossil Fool Day of Action Guide to Fossil Fooleries.