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Dirty Energy vs. Clean Power: The Past Battles the Future at Seneca Lake
Let’s amend the famous line from Joni Mitchell’s “ Yellow Taxi ” to fit this moment in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. There, Big Energy seems determined to turn paradise, if not into a parking lot, then into a massive storage area for fracked natural gas. But there’s one way in which...
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Four Lessons from Iceland and Greece for Movements Fighting Austerity
After dining on cod on July 7, European leaders representing the economic elites went back to work figuring out how to run over the Greek majority in Europe’s first democracy. The serving of cod, presumably from Iceland, is ironic considering that it was the Icelanders who six years ago defied...
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Gaza Unsilenced: On Small Bodies Being Piled In Ice Cream Trucks
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Climate Commission Issues Blueprint for Low-Carbon Economy
Up to 96 percent of the emissions reductions needed by 2030 to keep global warming below a critical threshold of two degrees C could be achieved through a series of 10 steps, says a new report released by the Global Commission on the Economy and the Climate. “The low carbon economy is already...
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When We Stand Together: Bernie in Portland Was Especially Thrilling To Those Of Us Who've Been Here A While
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Ripple Effect: Fare Thee Well
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Direct Actions Across Canada Declare: 'Time to Move on' from Tar Sands
The #JobsJusticeClimate actions are serving as an important prelude to the Climate Summit of the Americas, happening in Toronto next week
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Weekend Actions in Canada Herald 'New Kind of Climate Movement'
Marches and actions for 'a just transition to a clean economy' to take place across Canada this weekend
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Social Democracy Is 100% American
Appearing late last week on MSNBC’s Morning Joe , Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri insisted that Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont “is too liberal to gather enough votes in this country to become president.” Indeed, responding to the fact that candidate Sanders...
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America’s Zero Emissions Imperative
Last fall, we wrote an article explaining why zero has become the most important number for humanity. Since that time, zero emissions has been embraced as an idea that’s time has come by nearly 120 countries , leading European companies, high-profile CEOs, two Pontifical Academies, climate...
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