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Kick big polluters out of climate policy

We call on the UNFCCC to take immediate action to protect COP21 and all future negotiations from the influence of big polluters. Given the fossil fuel industry’s years of interference intended to block progress, push false solutions, and continue the disastrous status quo, the time has come to stop treating big polluters as legitimate ‘stakeholders’ and to remove them from climate policymaking.

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Indonesian President Jokowi: Stop the Central Java Coal Plant

The Indonesian government is trying to build a dirty, polluting coal plant in Central Java, and we need your help to stop it! Local villagers have fiercely resisted the massive 2000 MW Batang coal plant for more than three years. Seventy-four rice farmers have steadfastly refused to sell their land. The project would harm their rice fields, destroy the rich fisheries of the area, and emit toxic air pollution. It would also make it impossible for the Indonesian government to meet its greenhouse gas reduction commitments.

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Stop the river diversion at Cerrejon

The Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia has already forcibly relocated thousands of people from local communities. Now the mine wants to divert one of the area's few rivers to access more coal - but it is one of the main sources of water for people in the area. Cerrejón is owned by three massive mining multinationals listed on the London Stock Exchange: Anglo American, BHP Billiton and Glencore. Please tell them to respect community rights in Colombia and halt the diversion of the Arroyo Bruno river.

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Lummi Nation vs Dirty Coal Exports

The Lummi people’s way of life is under attack by a proposed coal export terminal at Cherry Point in Northwest Washington. If built, it would be the largest in North America -- threatening waterways, public health, and our climate.

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