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 +====== Protest News ======
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 +At this time, climate scientists believe we need to do two things in parallel to avoid seriously raising the risk of tipping points:
 +  - Reduce Emissions from Fossil Fuel to Near Zero by 2040 -- the 1.5Deg C Paris target
 +  - In parallel use organic processes to start serious capture and sequestration of CO2 from the atmosphere.
 +  - For emphasis let's add that this means counting everything and not allowing Fossil Fuel industry growth.
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 +Since there is some question as to various governments'​ commitment to meet these targets, activists are attempting to emphasize the necessity of making the commitment and following through on it.
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 +==== Spending Life Capital on Saving the Planet ====
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 +{{::​michaelfoster_valveturner.jpg?​nolink&​400 |}} 
 +[[http://​www.commondreams.org/​news/​2018/​02/​06/​climate-hero-gets-three-year-prison-sentence-shutting-down-tar-sands-pipeline |Feb 13, 2018 - commondreams.org - Climate '​Hero'​ Gets Three-Year Prison Sentence for Shutting Down Tar Sands Pipeline]]
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 +Two of the three years of Michael Foster'​s sentence are not expected to be served in prison.
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 +"If other people don't take action, mine makes no difference,"​ Michael Foster said. "The only way what I did matters is if people are stopping the poison."​
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