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350.org is an international campaign against climate change. Our work includes: Global Power Shift, an international wave of climate conferences and action, actions against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and supporting the international movement to divest from fossil fuels.
To find out the information the world needs to know: about how the climate is changing, and how people are standing up to stop it.
How has social media improved your life?
Brought us in touch with so many people worldwide.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
We've always been on Twitter, so it's hard to say!
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
We almost always aim for complete words and sentences.
How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?
We see our social media channels as the 'inspiration engine' for the climate movement. We focus on high-impact figures, inspiring stories of successful organizing, and the human impact of climate change. Strikingly for such an organization, you won't see polar bears in any of our posts.