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Chris Watkins
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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Climate action and is for news and comment in that global or international context.

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December[edit | edit source]

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Boost for fossil fuel divestment as UK eases pension rules, Dec 18 [1]

When Climate Change Becomes a Credit Problem, Dec 13 [2]

New Zealand creates special refugee visa for Pacific islanders affected by climate change, Dec 9 [3]

November[edit | edit source]

I shut down an oil pipeline – because climate change is a ticking bomb, Emily Johnston, Nov 24 [4]

Record Emissions: 41 Billion Tons of Heat-Trapping Carbon Dioxide Were Added to the Atmosphere This Year, Nov 14 [5]

COP23: Where is the place for community-led initiatives? Nov 13 [6]

The seven megatrends that could beat global warming: 'There is reason for hope', Nov 8 [7]


The three-degree world: cities that will be drowned by global warming, Nov 3 [8]

October[edit | edit source]

Record surge in atmospheric CO2 seen in 2016, Oct 30 [9]

Climate change already bringing disease, air pollution and heatwaves, Oct 30 [10]

UK climate change masterplan – the grownups have finally won, Oct 12 [11]

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Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition, Oct 3 [12] France, Ireland, Germany, and Bulgaria have also banned fracking. [13]

Catholic church to make record divestment from fossil fuels, Oct 3 [14]

September[edit | edit source]

Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope, Sep 28 [15]

When cities fight climate change, they reap other big benefits too. Here are five examples [16]

August[edit | edit source]


California to pass law setting 100% renewable electricity goal, Aug 31 [17]

Governments face 'wave of legal action' over climate change inaction as natural disasters worsen, activists warn, Aug 29 [18]

Harvey Is What Climate Change Looks Like, Aug 28 [19] ...Texas

University fossil fuel divestment total tips £80 billion globally, Aug 17 [20]

Got #ClimateHope? 99 Reasons To Keep Fighting for Our Future, Aug 11 [21]

July[edit | edit source]

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Barcelona acts to address climate change, Jul 20 [22]

Neoliberalism has conned us into fighting climate change as individuals, Martin Lukacs, Jul 17 [23]

101 ways to fight climate change and support the Paris agreement, Jun 7 [24]

June[edit | edit source]

Mayors of 7,400 cities vow to meet Obama's climate commitments, Jun 28 [25]

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New York’s new climate program includes making friends — seriously. Here’s why. Jun 16 [26]

The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era, Jun 13 [27] ...Climate action USA

This beer kills pipelines, Jun 7 [28]

Bucking Trump, These Cities, States and Companies Commit to Paris Accord, Jun 1 [29]

May[edit | edit source]


Mapped: How ‘embodied’ footprints compare across Europe, May 31 [30]

Mapped: Climate change laws around the world, May 11 [31]

Africa: Week 1 of #GDMAfrica2017, May 8 [32]

Can global warming really be reversed? Maybe so, and Paul Hawken shows how, May 4 [33]

April[edit | edit source]

The Question I Get Asked the Most, Apr 4 [34]


9-year-old girl files lawsuit against Indian Government over failure to take ambitious climate action, Apr 1 [35]

March[edit | edit source]

An open letter from Bangladesh to the American people, Mar 30 [36]

Why I think there's still hope for the climate in 2017, Adam Levy, Mar 19 [37]

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Sharp drop in US emissions keeps global levels flat, Mar 17 [38]

The biggest doctors' groups in America have joined the climate change fight, Mar 15 [39]

The 100 Things We Need To Do To Reverse Global Warming, Mar 13 [40]

Carbon dioxide levels now rising at record speed, Mar 10 [41]

Renewable energy spike led to sharp drop in emissions in Australia, Mar 9 [42]

This climate lawsuit could change everything. No wonder the Trump administration doesn't want it going to trial, Mar 9 [43] ...Climate action USA

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6 Filipinas fighting for climate justice, Mar 8 [44]

Victory in South Africa’s first climate change court case! Mar 8 [45]

Climate change battles are increasingly being fought, and won, in court, Tessa Khan, Mar 8 [46]

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From recycling royalty to smart buildings, Stockholm mayor takes on climate change, Mar 6 [47] ...Sweden

UK carbon emissions fell 6% in 2016 after record drop in coal use, Mar 6 [48]

February[edit | edit source]

There is Really Only One Way to Come to Grips with the Climate Crisis, Feb 28 [49]

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10 propuestas sevillanas para luchar contra el cambio climático, Feb 26 [50] ...Spain news

Netherlands invests €1m in global climate adaptation centre, Feb 8 [51]

January[edit | edit source]

Global Temperature Record Broken for Third Consecutive Year, Jan 18 [52]

Cool Block Shows How Neighborhoods Can Create Climate Resilience, Jan 11 [53] ...California news

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