Jamie Henn

Jamie Henn is the director of communications and strategy for the international climate campaign 350.org. Follow him on Twitter @Agent350

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Friday, August 21, 2015 - 7:30am
Hillary Clinton's Keystone Crisis
Hillary Clinton's pipeline problem started in earnest this July 28, when Bruce Blodgett, a retired software engineer, asked Clinton about her position on Keystone XL during a town hall forum in Nashua, New Hampshire. The video of Clinton's response is painful to watch, in part because it's so...
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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:45pm
Next Up, Mr. Obama... Keystone XL
On Monday morning, President Obama stood before a roomful of White House officials and environmental advocates to announce the release of the Clean Power Plan, his long awaited regulations on emissions from coal fired power plants. The President spoke of the "moral necessity" of climate action and...
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Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 1:30pm
Growing Fossil Fuel Divestment Protests Hit Colleges Nationwide
The movement to push colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuels is heating up on campus. Everywhere you look, divestment sit-ins, protests, and rallies are sweeping across campuses. At Harvard this week, more than 1,000 students, alumni and professors have taken part in sit-ins, rallies...
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 1:30pm
The Real Way to Judge the US Climate Pledge
When any new climate announcement comes out, you have to judge it against two P’s: politics and physics . The first P tells you something important: progress on climate change is going to require government action and the ebb and flow of the political tide can help us determine the prospects for...
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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 9:15am
The Climate Talks Find an Enemy at COP20: The Fossil Fuel Industry
The UN Climate Talks in Paris next December are shaping up be high noon for the fossil fuel industry. Over the last week, negotiators here in Lima have been working on the draft of a new climate agreement that world leaders hope to ratify in Paris. Up for debate is everything from forest management...
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Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:00pm
A Fossil Fuel Scandal at the Climate Talks in Lima
The fossil fuel industry has created a bit of a scandal for itself here at the UN Climate Talks in Lima. For the last week, a group called the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) has been passing around a booklet of side events they are hosting throughout the summit. Scheduled for...
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Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 8:45pm
Holding the Line on Keystone XL
Once again, the climate movement has demonstrated our ability to hold the line against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Today, after six hours of debate, a bill that would have approved Keystone XL failed to get the 60 votes necessary to pass the Senate. The tally was incredibly close: 59-41 in...
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Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 8:15pm
Time for Democrats to Stand Up to Big Oil
It was the tale of two Democratic parties. Early Wednesday morning, President Obama stood with President Xi of China and announced a historic climate pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions and promote clean energy. Just hours later, Mary Landrieu, the Democratic Senator from Louisiana, stood up on...
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Friday, September 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
A Climate Movement That Can't Be Ignored
The New York state elections just concluded, and the national midterms are still weeks away, but there is a campaign office in downtown Manhattan that has just gone into overdrive. Volunteers there are hard at work on another deadline: September 21. That's the day of the People's Climate March ,...
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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 3:26pm
XL Dissent: Democracy and the Pipeline
Earlier this morning, I took a break from press calls and preparations for this weekend’s big XL Dissent protest in Washington, D.C.
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