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The Thing You Can Do This Week That Counts More Than Voting

Molly Dorozenski | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Molly Dorozenski

Maybe you've heard that the biggest ever climate march is happening in New York this weekend. But maybe you don't go to marches. You don't go, even when you care about an issue, because you don't consider yourself to be an activist and you don't have activist friends. Maybe you don't go because no one has ever asked.

World Investors Urge Leaders To Act On Carbon Pricing

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Sept 18 (Reuters) - More than 340 institutional investors representing $24 trillion in assets on Thur...

Don't Just Make History at the People's Climate March

Adam Greenberg | Posted 09.17.2014 | Impact
Adam Greenberg

Next Tuesday, President Obama and 124 other world leaders will convene in New York City for a United Nations summit to address climate change.

Why Am I Marching? It's Personal

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Ronnie Citron-Fink

I'm a New Yorker. Living in NY is what I can speak from the heart about. We're a tough bunch and along with the rest of the world, we're taking a beating from climate change. Here's why I am marching to protect what I love, my New York.

People's Climate March: 10 Reasons Why This Mom Is Marching

Molly Rauch | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Molly Rauch

It's a basic parenting creed. If we want our kids to learn the value of doing something, we need to actually do it ourselves. If we want our kids to learn the value of taking care of our world, we need to take action ourselves. So we march.

Failure Is Not an Option

Dominique Browning | Posted 09.18.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

We must stop the greenhouse gas pollution that is causing earth's atmosphere to warm up. We can do this. We have the resources to move into a world powered by clean, renewable energy.

The Time to Act Is Now!

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 09.17.2014 | Green
Jakob von Uexkull

We are facing a deepening global climate crisis that has not only caused ecological collapses but developed into the leading peace, security and development challenge. It is therefore good news that world leaders are gathering to discuss solutions.

God's Guide to Conflict Resolution

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

If an Environmental Studies teacher is afraid to talk about climate change because of potential conflict, our planet is in deeper trouble than we think. So to face my own fear, I decided to write about the religious response to climate change.

Dear Heads of States - Will You Join the New York Climate Summit?

Caroline Richter | Posted 09.17.2014 | New York
Caroline Richter

Climate change is a matter of social and economic justice, as it most affects the poorest people and impacts the most vulnerable. We require bold leadership to tackle the political impasse and put the good of the planet ahead of short-term considerations.

Lobster Boat Blockade of Coal Plant Leads District Attorney to Climate Leadership

Lori Day | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Lori Day

As a result of one small action, history has been made. A small precedent has been set. Civil disobedience against coal-fired energy in this case was judged both symbolically and in reality for the greater good of the environment, and to the benefit of the public.

Climate Change This Week: Solar Jobs Rise, So Does Global Heat, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, the jet stream has once again wobbled down into the US, bringing unusually cool but refreshing weather to much of the US as California and Alaska bake.

The Duh Moment: Switch to Clean Energy ASAP

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

What's the rush on renewable clean energy? It's connect-the-dots time! Here's my graphic line of connecting dots: 1. Almost all scienti...

What You Can Do to Honor Robin Williams' Life and Legacy

Betsy Rosenberg | Posted 09.11.2014 | Impact
Betsy Rosenberg

As we take a moment to contemplate what we've already lost -- whether it's the precious innocence and innocence lost on September 11, 2001 or the rare genius of a life lost August 11, 2014 -- shouldn't the takeaway message be to cherish what we DO have in our lives?

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Green
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Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

Clinton v. Paul: Competing Visions for America's Energy and Climate Future

Michael Wu | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
Michael Wu

When it comes to our next Commander-in-Chief, we need a perspective broad enough to connect the dots between our energy use, climate change, and the instability we're already seeing around the globe.

Climate Change This Week: CA Solar Dream, Power Plants Punch, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Sep 8, 2014 How unusua...

Shale Energy Potential Depends on Water Supply

Dr. Andrew Steer | Posted 09.04.2014 | Green
Dr. Andrew Steer

The shale gas boom that has revved the U.S. economy over the past decade could spread to other parts of the energy-hungry world. But, before governments and businesses go too far, there's an important factor they need to consider: water risk.

Climate Change This Week: Rising Health Risks and Heat, Rising Renewables, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US is cooler than normal, but the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, which is hotter than normal.

Praying For Wind: Pollution Solution?

Phil Sharp | Posted 08.26.2014 | Green
Phil Sharp

The winds of prosperity do not blow steadily and will turn against both countries if the two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases neglect their obligation to collectively lead the global drive to mitigate climate disruption.

Climate Change This Week: China Out Competes US on Solar, Droughts and Chills, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.23.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Wherever Coal Ships Go, Trouble Follows

Bob Burton | Posted 08.20.2014 | Green
Bob Burton

While the problems that flow from the mining and burning of coal are increasingly well known, the history of coal shipping accidents is less well documented.

Climate Change This Week: Stormy Constipation, Solar Utility Comeback, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Climate Change This Week: Mega Methane, Tidal Power, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.11.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014 How unusua...

Liberation or Consolidation? Queers at a Crossroads

Jeff Ordower | Posted 08.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeff Ordower

As lesbians and gays we are on the precipice of what could be called our largest wins ever. I am just struggling to understand both how and why we were able to divorce LGBT equality from a larger conversation about feminism, race and class in society.

Climate Change This Week: The Jet Stream Run Amok, Cheap Wind and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.02.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.