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Going Green, Including All: Transformative Climate Communities in California
Professor of Sociology and American Studies, University of Sou...
As someone deeply concerned about climate equity in California - that is, ensuring that those communities most at risk from climate change are directly included in our state's cutting-edge efforts to address global warming - I've been in a bit of suspense.
The Real Climate Change Hoax
Writer, Philosopher, and Magician
Such radical gyrations in the climate are already causing unseen suffering and hardship for countless of the earth's inhabitants. Millions of people have been displaced from their homes or lost their livelihoods as a result of one degree of warming.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Fear the Fear
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.
Author and academic researcher of the sustainability mindset
Baby, It's Warm Outside
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
Unless you're a Southerner, you probably wouldn't think those temperatures were unusual. But the average high for Atlanta this time of year is 50, with a low of 37. The low today here was 63.
A Landmark Year for Important Policy
Toni G. Atkins
Assembly Speaker proudly representing the 78th District & the ...
"Landmark legislation" is a term that gets thrown around pretty easily in political circles, but many of the bills passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown this year live up to that lofty description.
I Want a Carbon Fee -- or 'Clean Reward' -- Because I'm Selfish, I Breathe, and I Want My State to Prosper
Associate Professor of Law & Sustainability
Since 2008 British Columbia's economy has grown while carbon pollution dropped using a popular and business-friendly law championed by a centrist-conservative politician.
Running (Yes, Running) From the Arctic to COP21 for a Climate Campaign
Climate consultant & enviropreneur
The arrival of the campaign in the UK was also marked with workshops, presentations and a fun run through the streets of
Big Oil Tanks California Measure To Cut Petroleum Use In Half
"Oil has won the skirmish. But they've lost the bigger battle," pledges Gov. Jerry Brown.
Leveling the Playing Field
Founder, NextGen America
Participating in these midterm elections has taught me an immense amount about our tremendous democratic system as millions of people across our nation have raised their voices and cast their votes to turn 2014 into an unprecedented year for climate action.
Shift Your Spending to Make a Real Difference
Founder & CEO, Big Green Purse
As much as manufacturers oppose environmental legislation and regulation, they embrace what happens in the marketplace. They have to. Consumer dollars are their lifeblood. Corporate need for profit gives consumers power. Why don't we use it?
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The EU: Climate Emitter or Committer?
Yvo de Boer
Director-General, Global Green Growth Institute, Executive Sec...
Looking back at the history of climate negotiations, it has been framed as a long suffering process, characterized by a lack of vision and ambition, and politicization of possibilities. All of this has lead to there currently being more carbon into the planet's atmosphere than ever before.
Harry Reid: 'Climate Change Is The Worst Problem Facing The World Today'
Reid has been growing ever more assertive on climate change. Last June, he said in a speech on the Senate floor that "we
Lots Of Countries Have Passed Climate Bills, But The U.S. Is Still Behind The Times
The report comes from the Global Legislators Organization (GLOBE International), a group that brings together lawmakers from
Senators Plan To Stay Up All Night To Talk Climate Change
The senator urged activists on the call to do more to push lawmakers to take a stand, one way or the other, on whether they
With Waxman's Retirement, Environmental Groups Will Lose A Key Ally In The House
Waxman was seen as a formidable lawmaker and a fearsome investigator; his staff's report Thursday cited a news article from
We Are All Better for Representative Henry Waxman's Work
Former President, NRDC
In every battle and in every moment that mattered most, Rep. Waxman stood up for the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the wild places we cherish.
California's Cap-and-Trade Program -- More Than Just a Solution for California
President, Climate Action Reserve
Throughout the world California has a well-deserved reputation for leadership and innovation. Our efforts to combat climate change continue this tradition of leadership.
This Senator Is Going To Keep Talking About Climate Change Until Somebody Listens
"If we'd simply be positive-minded and plan and strategize, we can get this problem solved," he said. "The political will
Can Climate Change Policy Follow the Example of Same Sex Marriage? Possibly
Senior Comms Dir (Climate/Health), Environmental Defense Fund ...
Population changes come slowly and the scientific evidence suggests global warming is advancing rapidly. If we wait on population trends to save us, things will get a lot worse and more expensive to fix before they get better.
Climate Change Poll: Americans Think Government Can Affect The Climate
The Pew Research Center poll was conducted Feb. 13-18 using live telephone interviews among 1,504 U.S. adults. Not surprisingly
Can We Solve the Climate Crisis If We Don't Solve the Democracy Crisis?
Activist, Writer, Producer, and Entertainment Attorney
Given the domination of our political system by big money in this post-
world, the question is whether it will be possible for the U.S. government to take the large-scale political actions that are necessary to address climate change.
Hot Years and Cold Truths: The Past and Future of Climate Legislation
Student, Yale Law School
The climate campaign of 2009-2010 didn't lack for corporate boosters, lobbying teams nor policy analysts. What it lacked was public support.
It's Time for World Leaders to Take a Walk in the Woods
Imagine the following scenario for the climate negotiations....
Climate Change Deniers Resurface: Who Will You Believe?
Executive director, E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs)
The power is back on in Washington, D.C., the fires are almost out in Colorado. So naturally, those who continue to deny the connection between climate change and extreme weather disasters are once again raising their heads.
Climate Change 2011 Year in Review: Good News / Bad News
Creator, 'What on Earth?' Comic Strip
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