Ezra Silk

Ezra Silk is Director of Strategy and Policy for The Climate Mobilization. He lives in Portland, ME.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017
The “100 by ’50 Act” Cannot Become Our “North Star”
On Tuesday, Senators Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders are scheduled to introduce the “100 by ’50 Act,” billed as “the most ambitious piece of climate legislation Congress has ever seen.” 350.org’s Jason Kowalski has expressed hopes that the symbolic bill, which aims to build a 100% renewable energy...
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The 2015 Climate March in New York, NY. Views
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
The Climate Emergency and the Election: A Pathway to WWII-Scale Mobilization
This week I will turn 28, and thoughts of the future are weighing heavily on my mind. Clinging to the idea of a relatively stable future, people encourage me to get real, grow up, and focus on myself — to make a lot of money, have a family, and live out a gratifying and stable upper-middle class...
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The Paris Climate Talks and the 1.5C Target: Wartime-Scale Mobilization is Our Only Option Left
The Paris climate talks are over, and the postmortems on the final agreement are flooding in. Here’s our take: After 21 years of negotiations, we finally have an agreement that the majority of nations are expected to ratify. This is a critical breakthrough in terms of shared global understanding of...
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