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Citizens Climate Lobby

The Best Way to Avert Massive Climate Risks

Scott Burns | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Scott Burns

The costs of a changing climate won't just be paid in a distant future - they are starting to come due now. Luckily, we know the best way to mitigate emissions-driven climate risks.

Paris Carbonomics

Don Kraus | Posted 09.03.2016 | Green
Don Kraus

A global climate change agreement without a clear economic solution to this looming problem could be too little, too late -- but there's still time to craft an efficient, effective and equitable correction to the most pressing problem of our times.

Why the People's Climate March Is Significant and What Was Missing

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green
Lucy Emerson-Bell

It seems that the primary goal of the march was to organize the "largest climate protest in US history." Organizers succeeded handily at that. But what was missing was a clear demand, solution or goal for how leaders should address climate change.

Soft Landing or Crash and Burn? The Choice Is Ours

Dave Pruett | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Dave Pruett

The industrialized world, as we know it, owes its existence to fossil fuels. But it's a Faustian bargain. We're addicted, and there's hell to pay.

Here Are the Jobs!

D. R. Tucker | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Far from killing jobs, this policy would create jobs and protect lives. When House Speaker John Boehner asks, "Where are the jobs?", advocates of market-based emissions-reduction policies can point to this study and say, "Right here!"

On the Other Hand, That $100M Could...

Eliot Daley | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Eliot Daley

It is not too much to say that climate change imperils world peace, and we look the other way at our own peril, even though we have the wealth and power to forestall its immediate impact on our citizenry for a while longer than others do.

The Warm War

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
D. R. Tucker

By giving a rousing "State of the Climate Address," Obama would draw a line in the sand between reason and recklessness, a line between concerned mothers and the Koch brothers.

It'll Take a Mom to Save Mother Earth

Steve Valk | Posted 07.05.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

Elli Sparks does not look like the kind of person who strikes fear in the hearts of fossil fuel lobbyists. But woe be to they who underestimate this diminutive mother of two from Richmond, Virginia.