Gary Houser

Gary Houser is a long time public interest writer, currently a documentary producer working on climate tipping points, and a founding member of the Arctic Methane Emergency Group. Email: mountainmist8 [at] yahoo.com

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 - 6:56am
'Rising to Meet the Tide': A Letter to Obama on Climate Change
"The threat from climate change is serious, it is urgent, and it is growing. Our generation's response to this challenge will be judged by history, for if we fail to meet it – boldly, swiftly, and together – we risk consigning future generations to an irreversible catastrophe... the time we have to reverse this tide is running out." —President Obama's speech to the UN in 2009
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Friday, August 19, 2011 - 3:51pm
Tar Sands Chance for Revitalized Climate Movement at 11th Hour?
Momentum is now decidedly building for what might well become a breakthrough moment in the climate movement. This movement - attempting to address the transcendent issue which now threatens the very survival of civilization - has been hampered by a disempowering case of disunity. From the very beginning, there has been a divide between those seeking to affect the necessary change from within the system and those who held the belief that the process itself had already become corrupted through the inappropriate influence of the vested interests opposing any change.
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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 9:43am
Tar Sands a Turning Point to Save Life?
After the ice is gone, would Earth proceed to the Venus syndrome, a runaway greenhouse effect that would destroy all life on the planet, perhaps permanently? .... I’ve come to conclude that if we burn all reserves of oil, gas, and coal, there is a substantial chance we will initiate the runaway greenhouse.
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Sunday, April 17, 2011 - 8:25am
The Climate Youth Will Lead
"At stake is the survival of our civilization and the habitability of the Earth... The climate crisis offers us the chance to experience what very few generations in history have had the privilege of knowing: a generational mission; ... a shared and unifying cause; ... the opportunity to rise." - Al Gore, from An Inconvenient Truth
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Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 1:46pm
Entombing Fukushima?
As all other methods fail to stop the tragic slide toward full meltdown, physicist Dr.
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