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Environmental Justice Can't Wait
Nov
15
11:00 AM11:00

Environmental Justice Can't Wait

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Any real solution to climate change must have a strong commitment to environmental and racial justice at its core, centering the most impacted communities, respecting indigenous rights, and ensuring that no one is excluded or left behind in the transition to a clean, renewable energy economy. 

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Water Can't Wait
Nov
22
11:00 AM11:00

Water Can't Wait

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There will be many impacts of climate change, but among the most important are impacts on water resources. The good news is that there are things we can do to address these challenges, but we need to stand together to demand stronger, faster action.

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Migration and Human Rights Can't Wait
Dec
6
11:00 AM11:00

Migration and Human Rights Can't Wait

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Around the world, climate change is driving mass migration as water dries up, farmland turns to desert, shorelines erode, coastal areas flood, permafrost melts and ecosystems can no longer support the communities they once could. And it is going to get much much worse. This is a climate and human rights crisis.

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Jobs, Communities & Just Transitions Can't Wait
Dec
13
11:00 AM11:00

Jobs, Communities & Just Transitions Can't Wait

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The climate emergency requires us to rapidly transform our energy system and key industrial sectors in many ways – and it is up to all of us to ensure this is done in a way that benefits workers and communities. If we do this right, transforming our energy systems and industrial base can and will create millions of good union jobs that provide a living wage, full benefits, a safe workplace and the right to collective bargaining.  Join us to hear from experts on the frontline of ensuring a Just Transition for workers and communities as we respond to the urgent need to reduce fossil fuels and promote safe renewable alternatives.

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Our Health Can't Wait
Dec
20
11:00 AM11:00

Our Health Can't Wait

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Climate change is a public health emergency which undermines public health in many ways. Health professionals around the world are standing up and calling for action. We need to stand with these health professionals and demand that our leaders take urgent and transformational action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support the health and safety of all our communities, and our global neighbors.

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Forests Can't Wait
Dec
27
11:00 AM11:00

Forests Can't Wait

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Climate change is a public health emergency which undermines public health in many ways. Health professionals around the world are standing up and calling for action. We need to stand with these health professionals and demand that our leaders take urgent and transformational action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support the health and safety of all our communities, and our global neighbors.

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War and the Military
Nov
8
11:00 AM11:00

War and the Military

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We are now spending over half of the federal government’s annual discretionary budget on the military when the biggest threat to US national security is not Iran or China, but the climate crisis. Just one percent of the 2019 military budget of $716 billion would be enough to fund 128,879 green infrastructure jobs instead, and it would take just 11 percent -- or $80 billion -- to produce enough wind and solar energy to power every household in the United States.

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Women Can't Wait
Nov
1
11:00 AM11:00

Women Can't Wait

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While the climate crisis threatens everyone, it especially impacts vulnerable populations, including women and girls. The good news is that promoting women’s rights, increasing women and girls’ education, advancing reproductive justice and centering women and girls in climate solutions works.

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Oceans Can't Wait
Oct
25
11:00 AM11:00

Oceans Can't Wait

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Healthy, functioning global marine ecosystems are essential to maintain a stable, livable climate. We must demand that governments and industries drastically cut fossil fuel emissions and speed up the energy transition to 100% renewables to reduce threats to the ocean, and at the same time quickly increase the protection of marine ecosystems to safeguard and strengthen their natural climate mitigation and adaptation capacity.

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The Green New Deal Can't Wait
Oct
18
11:00 AM11:00

The Green New Deal Can't Wait

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A GND can offer us a path to build a more fair, inclusive, prosperous and sustainable economy and society powered by clean renewable energy with good union jobs. It’s time to demand that candidates and elected officials support and work to advance this bold and promising vision.

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