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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Protesting For Climate Change Legislation
Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Capitol Hill to protest for new climate change legislation.
Kerrie L. Cooper
Founder + author of kindred. (wearekindred.org) sharing true s...
We have become a generation of people who refuse to give up the convenience of our lifestyles despite the severity of the problem we have collectively created.
The Price of Cynical Politics
Senior Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund ...
Climate change is a global problem that can't be solved only by individual action. As much as some want to do the right thing, they can't make enough progress when the rules favor high-carbon, dirty energy.
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Why Big Corporations Like Gap And eBay Are Mobilizing Against Climate Change
They're calling climate change "one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century."
Environmental newspaper columnist
The U.S. House of Representatives Republican majority recently introduced an appropriations bill that shreds a sizable portion of the nation's environmental protection infrastructure. The good news is that this Interior Department appropriations bill is unlikely to emerge from the Senate.
The Cost Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Legislation: Future Generations Will Thank You
H. A. Goodman
H. A. Goodman is an author, columnist and journalist. His YouT...
When a thorough cost-benefit analysis is done with respect to future generations, enacting climate change legislation today is not only a moral imperative, but also makes perfect economic sense.
What if Climate Change Were a Foreign Enemy? Part I
Sheila D. Collins
Professor of Political Science emerita, writer, blogger on pol...
As commander in chief of the Army and Navy, I have directed that all measures be taken for our defense...I believe I interpret
This Chart Proves Just How Miserably America Is Failing On Climate Change
The United States is the second-worst polluter in the world, after China, and its only "flagship" climate change law is more
Progress in Climate Legislation Provides Hope for a Global Agreement
We stand before an extraordinary challenge that requires extraordinary solutions. The current initiatives are still short of what is needed. However, compared to where we were 10 or 20 years ago, we have not taken baby steps. We have taken significant steps in the right direction.
Politics: A Well-Oiled Machine
Julie Fox Gorte
Senior Vice President for Sustainable Investing, Pax World
One of the many things needed to stop the runaway climate train before it rolls off the cliff is to make corporations more accountable for their actions -- in this case, their political actions aimed at stopping a sensible climate policy.
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Are We Seeing the First Green Shoots of a Bipartisan Climate Debate?
Senior Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund ...
Barry Goldwater Jr. and the Georgia Tea Party are pushing for solar power, there are rising voices in the evangelical Christian movement, and some young conservatives are looking to steal the issue back from Democrats.
Koch Brothers Pledge Helped Kill Climate Change Legislation: Report
When President Obama rolled out his climate strategy last week, he made a point to sidestep Congress and take executive action
The Day We Move Forward on Climate
Executive Director, Sierra Club
We need the Barack Obama who was able to inspire millions to believe in the possibility of change and the power of hope. We need that leader to passionately and eloquently show the American people that solving the climate crisis is not a burden but an incredible opportunity.
Harry Reid Hopes To See Climate Change Addressed
By Reuters, Reuters
WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Wednesday that he hoped senators would work on climate
Hurricane Sandy And Climate Change: West Virginia Leaders, Politicians Remain Silent
After the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Gazette reporters asked West Virginia office holders and candidates what
Climate Change and Its Influence On Investing: A New Perspective
Investment decisions should be driven by science, and the basic needs of life, and climate change now needs to be seriously considered as a factor in them.
Still Undecided... About Climate Change?
Pundits are asking how Sandy might disrupt next week's election. I hope the answer is -- a lot. Climate change is not a hoax, it's deadly serious. If you are decided about climate change, you shouldn't be undecided about your vote.
Pre-Hurricane Poll Finds Americans Ready To Deal With Climate Change
Respondents to the survey were also relatively confident that U.S. policies could help fight global warming: 43 percent said
After Rio, It's All Up to Us. But What Does That Actually Mean?
Let's face it. The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20) was a flop -- at least the part that involved negotiations amongst governments.
And You Thought It Would Be Easy?
What you're up against is the power of the richest, most profitable corporations in history at a time when the sky's the limit, not just for carbon dioxide, but for the infusion of private and corporate money into what we once called democratic politics.
Who Is Bankrolling the War Against Climate Science?
When you get right down to it, acting to minimize the effects of climate change is a quintessentially conservative cause; it is about conserving the earth and our way of life for future generations. So, if the real conservatives are not behind the war against climate science, who is?
Climate Change: North Carolinians Hope to Stop It in Its Tracks
Dean, Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment
All this time I've been worrying about what will happen to my kids as a result of climate change. It was clear to me that we needed some really innovative, out-of-the-box solutions. Turns out we can just legislate it away.
Too Hot Not to Notice?
On Assignment For HuffPost
The fossil-fuel industry has funded endless efforts to confuse people, to leave an impression that nothing much is going on. But -- as with the tobacco industry before them -- the evidence has simply gotten too strong.
Vermont Is Helping to Lead the Nation in Transforming Our Energy System
Sen. Bernie Sanders
Gov. Peter Shumlin
We come from Vermont. We know our small state cannot reverse global warming on our own, but we can provide a model for America which helps lead our nation and the world to a more sustainable and secure energy future.
Global Climate Change Deal Ignores CO2 Emissions, Critics Argue
Others contend that controlling CO2 emissions, especially during periods of global economic uncertainty, is a challenge. Durwood
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