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Entries by Bill McKibben from 02/2011

A Revolution in Our Atmosphere, From Burning Too Many Fossil Fuels

| Posted 02.02.2011 | Green

Welcome to our planet, circa 2011, a planet that, like some unruly adolescent, has decided to test the boundaries. For two centuries now we've been burning coal and oil and gas, thus pouring carbon into the atmosphere. And now we're getting pinched.

Inspired by the Egyptians

| Posted 02.11.2011 | Green

We rejoice at the example the Egyptians set for the world, and implicitly for those of us engaged in the climate fight. A real people's movement -- a broad-based, honest movement -- can move mountains.

Money Pollution: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Darkens the Skies

| Posted 02.22.2011 | Green

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is anything but a benign umbrella for American small businesses. Quite the opposite: It's a hard-edged ideological shop that has long opposed environmental standards.