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September 21 - Zero Emissions Day


March 28, 2015 - Earth Hour! 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. local time.
Eteignez vos lumières! La Hora del Planeta! Famously started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to engage more than 7000 cities and towns worldwide / Earth Hour 2014 Video 60 sec on youtube, earthhour.org, facebook

Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Protest at Tufts University.jpg

February 13 and 14, 2015 - Global Divestment Day, "Let’s make fossil fuels history."
The actions during the Global Divestment Day will be wide-ranging and diverse. Individuals are gearing up to close their accounts with banks and pension funds investing in fossil fuel companies. University students are planning to hold flash-mobs, vigils, sit-ins and rallies calling upon their endowments to invest in a liveable future. Faith leaders and people living on the frontline of climate change are banding together to urge their communities to divest from climate destruction. Together, all these people around the world will make one message loud and clear: it’s time to make fossil fuels history. / Fossil Free

News and comment[edit source]

See separate article: Climate news

Emissions Reduction Community based currency schemes[edit source]

A community based emissions reduction currency scheme is a C4 type local currency in which local currency issues are backed by the emissions reductions of the schemes members. The local currency, when accepted for trade by other members or local businesses, thereby rewards participants for their efforts at global warming prevention. These currencies may have various degrees of convertibility into carbon saved, renewable energy, or national currency. W

Low Carbon Communities[edit source]

The Low Carbon Communities network is a UK based network of communities and organisations working to halt global warming as far as is possible. W / Low Carbon Communities

Open CO2[edit source]

Open CO2 is a project to help crowdsource open carbon accounts for local communities worldwide. It can also be about carbon literacy, encouraging ourselves to learn more about what the available data might show. Open local carbon accounts would help make possible Participatory carbon budgeting. See separate article: Open CO2


Participatory carbon budgeting[edit source]

The idea is to combine two other ideas: participatory budgeting W and a carbon budget for an area, typically a large town or city. See separate article: Participatory carbon budgeting