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Global Frackdown 2013: Take action to ban fracking in your community and around the globe

The Global Frackdown will unite concerned citizens everywhere for a day of action on October 19, 2013 to send a message to elected officials in our communities and across the globe that we want a future powered by clean, renewable energy, not dirty, polluting fossil fuels. The journey to a renewable energy future will not be fueled by shale gas. Climate scientists warn that continued extraction and burning of fossil fuels will lead to catastrophic climate change.

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FoE Europe: EU-US Trade talks on hold, but risks remain

The delay to trade talks between the EU and US, which were due to start in Brussels today, must be used to address the risks a deal represents to people and the environment, says Friends of the Earth Europe.

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A victory in Norway!

Young Friends of the Earth Norway has been instrumental in facing down the country's imposing oil industry and protecting a delicate, precious environment. The story below is from Silje Lundberg's blog.

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Leader of community resistance to hydro project abducted and arrested

In the morning of Friday September 27, government agents abducted community leader Maynor Lopez in his home town, the municipality of Santa Cruz Barillas, department of Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Mr Lopez is a well-known activist and leader of local resistance to the hydroelectric project Santa Cruz, managed by the Spanish company Hidralia SA through its subsidiary Hidro Santa Cruz.

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Reaction to IPCC Climate Report

STOCKHOLM (SWEDEN), September 27, 2013 – Commenting on a landmark review of climate change science released today [1], Sarah-Jayne Clifton, Friends of the Earth International Climate Justice and Energy Coordinator said: “The world’s scientists have spoken, affirming once again and now with absolute certainty that climate change caused by humans is happening and that it poses a severe and immediate threat to our future and that of the planet."

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Human rights crisis in Honduras

September 25 was the deadline for an important defense appeal: Berta Caceres has been sentenced to serve time in prison and her colleagues' freedom of movement has been curtailed. And why? Because they stood up for a local community, the Lenca people, who were not consulted about the construction of a hydroelectric project on their lands. Let the Honduran authorities know that this violation of human rights is not acceptable. We firmly believe that Berta Cáceres's life is in danger if she is sent to prison.

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Letter from Russian social and ecological organizations to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The Russian Federal Security Bureau Border Service has detained the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise while it was situated in international waters in the vicinity of the exclusive economic zone of the Russian Federation, and is now escorting the ship to the port of Murmansk.

Letter from Russian social and ecological organizations to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. - Read More…

Update: Honduran court calls for the imprisonment of activist Bertha Cáceres

Honduran and international social movements have spoken out against the sentencing of Bertha Cáceres , Aureliano Molina and Thomas Gomez, members of COPINH members (Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras) last Friday, September 20. They were charged with theft, coercion and damage to DESA , a company implementing a hydroelectric project in the ancestral lands of the indigenous Lenca.

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