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The Bill McKibben Reader

Powerful, impassioned essays on living and being in the world, from the bestselling author of “The End of Nature “and “Deep Economy.” For a generation, Bill McKibben has been among America’s most impassioned and beloved writers on our relationship to our world and our environment. His groundbreaking book on climate change, “The End of Nature,” is considered “as important as Rachel Carson’s classic “Silent Spring””* and “Deep Economy, “his “deeply thoughtful and mind-expanding”** exploration of globalization, helped awaken and fuel a movement to restore local economies.

Our Revolution

An inside account of Sanders’ extraordinary campaign – and a blueprint for future political action. Bernie Sanders stormed to international headlines after running an extraordinary campaign for the Democratic primaries that saw over 13 million people turn out to vote for him, and changing the global discussion surrounding US politics. But how did a complete unknown and an avowed socialist make such waves?

AGL “Alternative” Annual Report

This publication details the true costs of AGL Energy’s – Australia’s biggest carbon polluter – fossil fuel business, from environmental and social damage to the financial risks to shareholders. Read the report here.

Market Forces classification of fossil fuel companies

This document is intended to provide guidance to users of SuperSwitch or others following Market Forces’ work in this area on how we identify and classify companies relevant to the fossil fuel sector. Market Forces classifies members of the S&P ASX300 index according to their fossil fuel exposure on an ongoing basis.

Majority of Aussies agree coal is bad for climate, health, Reef

SYDNEY: New polling conducted by Essential Research and commissioned by 350.org Australia has found that two thirds of Australians believe coal mining should be phased because it causes global warming and damages the Great Barrier Reef. Two thirds of Australians surveyed agreed that coal damages people’s health and that the industry’s negative impacts outweigh any benefits.