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Jan 31 2015 - 09:15
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SCNCC

Saturday, January 31 - Sunday, February 1, 2015 (The SCNCC Convention is the coalition's highest decision-making body and the forum where we assess the past year's work and plan for the coming year. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.)

Aug 9 2014 - 14:00
Author: 
Brian Ward

Virginia-based Dominion Energy is planning a $3.8 billion project to build the East Coast’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export center at Cove Point in Southern Maryland. Cove Point sits on the Chesapeake Bay in a rural beach community surrounded by state park land just 30 minutes outside of Washington, D.C.

Fighting the Frackers at Cove Point - Lili Sheeline, Calvert County
Jun 19 2014 - 07:30
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SCNCC with the Global Climate Convergence

Before corporate and governmental leaders arrive in New York City this September for the UN Climate Summit, System Change Not Climate Change together with the Global Climate Convergence will be laying the groundwork for an alternative summit, what we're calling New York City Climate Convergence.

May 1 2014 - 06:30
Author: 
Bob Simpson

Southeast Side Chicago residents and their supporters from around the city gathered in a park next to the Chicago Skyway at 106th and State Line Road last Saturday. They were there to protest the storage of mountains of petroleum coke or “petcoke”, a substance created by petroleum processing which is  being dumped near the already badly polluted Calumet River, in their immigrant and working class neighborhood.

Apr 29 2014 - 07:00
Author: 
Colin Kinniburgh

In her editorial in the last issue of Jacobin, Alyssa Battistoni makes an eloquent case for a more ecologically-minded left politics.  “It’s ridiculous that we still bracket climate change and water supplies as specifically environmental issues,” she writes. “The questions at hand are ones of political economy and collective action . . . things the Left has plenty to say about.”

Apr 23 2014 - 15:00
Author: 
Carole Ramsden, System Change Not Climate Change-Chicago

Chicago kicked off the Global Climate Convergence locally with a march and rally on Tuesday that brought together environmental justice groups, peace activists, and Palestine solidarity campaigners.  

Marchers visited the offices of "climate criminals" in Downtown Chicago, who where each served ‘cease and desist’ orders.

Apr 23 2014 - 10:30
Author: 
Stacy Lanyon (images), SCNCC Web Working Group (Text)

Tuesday kicked off the Global Climate Convergence with rallies and direct actions aimed at reclaiming Earth Day from corporate greenwashers and reclaiming Earth from pollutors. Here's a glimpse of how the day played out in New York City where demonstrators marched on the Stock Exchange. Many carried plants instead of placards as a small reminder of what is at risk given Wall Street's investments in fossil fuels; our life sustaining planet.

Apr 23 2014 - 10:00
Author: 
Rosalie Harman

via YouTube Capture Demonstration at Zuccotti Park before marching around Wall Street. Earlier activities had been held at Union Square Park, which was sponsored by Toyota, Con Ed and other corporations.

Earth Day 2014-The People and oceans are rising no more compromising.
Apr 23 2014 - 21:15
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System Change Not Climate Change Web Working Group

System Change Not Climate Change is proud to present our new website! It involved many hours of labor, taking in feedback from our membership base and iterating on design ideas within our web working group.

Apr 7 2014 - 08:30
Author: 
Ian Angus

The first vote of a newly formed "Ottawa Ecosociliasts" on Monday was to affiliate with System Change Not Climate Change

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