Tom Weis

Tom Weis is the president of Climate Crisis Solutions in Boulder, Colorado.

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Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement
“ Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal. ” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Zero has become the most important number for humanity. Why? Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse gas emissions as quickly as humanly possible. Simply slowing the...
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Friday, August 1, 2014 - 7:00am
As Keystone XL Dominoes Fall, Time to Arrest Tar Sands Industry
We’ve got this. Thanks to the courageous and indefatigable efforts of pipeline fighters everywhere, the tide has finally turned on Keystone XL . As it becomes increasingly clear that Keystone XL’s northern leg is not going through, it is time to set our sights on ending all tar sands exploitation...
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Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 11:00am
'Moccasins on the Ground' Aims to Shield People from 'Black Venom' of Keystone XL
First Nations people started the Keystone XL fight in the U.S. by waking up the world to the survival threats posed by Canada's poisonous tar sands mining. Indigenous leaders now vow to end the Keystone XL fight by vanquishing, once and for all, the northern leg of TransCanada's " black venom " tar...
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 7:57am
Climate Youth Lead #XLDISSENT Civil Resistance to Ensure Our Civil Existence
More than a thousand climate youth leaders and allies converged on Washington, DC this weekend for the largest student-led civil resistance action at the White House in a generation. They came to register their dissent against extreme fossil fuel exploitation and to demand that President Obama reject the northern leg of TransCanada's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
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Monday, September 16, 2013 - 3:29pm
Boulder's 100-Year Flood & Weather Weirding
I have lived in Boulder for nearly 30 years and have never seen anything -- weatherwise -- like what I've witnessed these past two years.
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Friday, January 11, 2013 - 9:59am
The Pipeline President: Obama’s Keystone XL
Note to President Obama: You approved it. You own it.
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Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 1:12pm
Now Is the Time to Fight the Keystone Pipeline
Everyone who helped slow down TransCanada's "Keystone XL" tar sands juggernaut -- rural farmers and ranchers, Native Nations, organized labor, elders, faith leaders, youth, environmentalists and others who protested at the White House this summer and fall -- should be proud of what we have accomplished. By bravely standing together and uniting our voices against Big Oil, we forced President Obama to react to our demands. His decision to delay a decision on the pipeline until after the 2012 election is a testament to the power of the people.
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