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Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 6: Cities Step Up and Help Citizens Cut Carbon 25%

Posted February 26, 2010 | 18:01:53 (EST)

This is the last installment in my six-part series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It shows how over 300 communities in 36 states have built a bottom-up movement, Cool Community campaigns, focused on helping Americans...

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Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 5: Taking a Cool Community to Scale

Posted February 20, 2010 | 11:56:10 (EST)

This is the fifth of a six-part weekly series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It shows how over 300 communities in 36 states have built a bottom-up movement, Cool Community campaigns, focused on helping Americans take direct...

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Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part Four: The Global Warming Cafe

Posted February 16, 2010 | 12:23:16 (EST)

This is the fourth of a six-part weekly series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It shows how over 300 communities in 36 states have built a bottom-up movement, Cool Community campaigns, focused on helping Americans take direct...

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Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 3: Instead of Cursing the Dark, Light a Candle

Posted February 7, 2010 | 18:26:21 (EST)

This is the third of a six-part weekly series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. This series is an attempt to build new momentum for a climate change movement that has lost its mojo because of the failure...

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Empowering a Climate Change Movement -- Part 2: An Inconvenient Truth Finds a Convenient Solution

Posted January 31, 2010 | 18:27:21 (EST)

This is the second of a six-part weekly series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. This series is an attempt to build new momentum for a climate change movement that has lost some of its mojo because of the failure...

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Empowering a Climate Change Movement: Low Carbon Diet and the Cool Community

Posted January 24, 2010 | 21:01:05 (EST)

This is the first of a six-part weekly series excerpted from chapter 11 of my book Social Change 2.0: A Blueprint for Reinventing Our World. It describes a bottom-up climate change movement that has sprung up in over 300 communities across America. Not content to wait for the slow and...

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Hope for a Climate Change Solution in the Wake of Copenhagen -- If Governments Can't, People Can

Posted December 22, 2009 | 21:05:19 (EST)

The political leaders of the world that gathered in Copenhagen had the unenviable responsibility of forging a strategy to pull humankind back from the brink of a dire future. What ultimately will come from this meeting is uncertain, but whatever occurs, the challenge ahead is immense. According to conservative climate...

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