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COP22: The Beginning

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About one year has passed since the landmark Paris climate accord was signed by over 195 countries. Made to come to a universal conclusion about the need to globally address climate change, the agreement, as a dear friend and fellow attendee of the climate talks in Paris Dyanna would say,…

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Round Two!
COP22 Creative Challenge

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The past few days have been so exciting for us here at SustainUS, seeing the outpouring of heart and courage so many of you have put towards the first round of our COP22 Creative Challenge, exploring why you engage in our movements for climate justice. If you didn’t submit before…

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SustainUS April 2016 Newsletter

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April was another amazing month for SustainUS. We supported the Democracy Spring protests in DC, lobbied the State Department, challenged the World Bank on continued funding of fossil fuels projects, launched our COP22 creative challenge, and received a $20,000 leadership development grant from the V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation. Now, we're...
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Taking the Paris Agreement Seriously

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Today in New York, representatives of world leaders are at United Nations’ headquarters to sign the Paris Agreement. This could be a historic day. But we say “could” because the aspirations of the agreement are far greater than current national commitments. The long-term goals of the Paris Agreement are strong….