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After the Climate March, Then What? Flood Wall Street
This coming week in New York City promises to be interesting. Ban Ki Moon has called for the UN Climate Summit where President Obama and other heads of state will likely call for voluntary measures and vague aspirations at the beck and call of the corporations that currently have a stranglehold on...
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Climate Change You Can Believe In
Just as Sunday’s big People’s Climate March and next week’s UN global summit on climate converge here in New York City, the nation and world are experiencing weather of an intensity that should rattle the stubborn false convictions of even the most fervent climate change denier. The pain is only...
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Want to Save the Planet? Flood Wall Street
This is a critical week for the planet. A United Nations conference on the climate will be preceded on Sunday by the People’s Climate March , which is expected to be the largest environmental march in history. But it would be a grave mistake, for the planet and for ourselves, to overlook another...
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The Wheel Turns, the Boat Rocks, the Sea Rises: Change in a Time of Climate Change
There have undoubtedly been stable periods in human history, but you and your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents never lived through one, and neither will any children or grandchildren you may have or come to have. Everything has been changing continuously, profoundly -- from the role of...
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Corporate Personhood Is the Deadly Virus of Climate Chaos
Unrestrained corporate power is the Ebola virus of our global ecological crisis. Rooting it out will demand a whole new level of resistance. The worldwide march for the climate this weekend is focussed on moving us to a Solartopian energy supply , a green-powered Earth. But those who march must...
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A Climate Week to Change Everything
The climate crisis is worsening faster than predicted, by every scientific measure, and is paralleled by another crisis: the failure of the U.N. climate negotiation process. “You have been negotiating all my life,” student activist Anjali Appadurai said as she addressed the formal climate...
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The Carbon Underground: Reversing Global Warming
If humanity wishes to preserve a planet similar to that on which civilization developed and to which life on Earth is adapted, paleoclimate evidence and ongoing climate change suggest that CO2 will need to be reduced from its current levels [398 ppm.] to at most 350 ppm " ~ Dr. James Hansen Since...
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Coalition Calls for Complete Ban on Fracking
"The industry has successfully spun fracking as good for the climate, but the science shows it’s anything but."
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To Save the Climate, We Need a Ban on Fracking
Fracking is an issue that touches on every aspect of our lives — the water we drink, the air we breathe, the health of our communities — and it is also impacting the global climate on which we all depend. With the upcoming People’s Climate March and United Nations Climate Summit in New York City,...
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Our Collective Drumbeat
I am not much of a writer, but I can’t help but write about what I’m witnessing right now. Both as 350 and as a larger climate movement, I believe we are hitting a new stride – and it is completely thrilling to both be a part of and imagine where this could take us. Let me explain. We’re just days...
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