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When 3.5% of the population acts, change will happen.
Actions by even just one person in a classroom can bring us closer to solutions. It’s definitely worth the effort !
Let’s start to stop coal power. Let’s start with what we can do today.

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Would you take action? You can start by switching your electricity supplier, writing a blog, reaching out to influential people, participating in climate marches, or joining/volunteering for NGOs. Take action for the future!

The power of the individual

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There are many events and actions around the country, including the Power Shift campaign, petitions, pubic comments, climate marches, protest actions, study groups, and more. You can also join online webinars remotely.

Power Shift

Switch to a renewable energy supplier for your home or office electricity! You can easily switch your electricity supplier in just a few minutes online. Choosing Power Shift is a very effective and highly recommended action.

Sign a petition!

There are always various petitions seeking signatures on issues from coal plants to the climate crisis. We urge you to seek and sign petitions that you can support.
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Submit public comments

The government often invites public comments when it is considering projects, programs or legislation. In recent years, more people are submitting comments, and more often, the government is listening.
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A citizen action in Kobe