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Is Common Ground Possible Anymore on Global Climate Change?

William S. Becker | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

The danger in conceding that political gridlock is here to stay is that the concession is a form of acceptance, and we simply cannot accept inaction against a threat as serious and irreversible as global warming. Some contemporary issues may indeed defy bipartisan solutions, but evidence suggests that climate action and a clean energy revolution need not be among them.

WATCH: What This Blogger Learned From A Year Of Unplugging

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Just because it’s so easy to be constantly connected -- with our friends and family, with the news, and with endless flows of information -- doesn't...

Is Environmental Pessimism Losing Its Appeal?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

I asked one future biochemist what she thought about NYU's environmental program. Her bright young face turned sour as she complained that her environmental studies were dominated by disaster science. Where was the hope, she wanted to know?

The Fallacy of the China Defense

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.20.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

The defenders of the status quo argue that U.S. companies will be at a disadvantage if we tax carbon or invest in clean energy because "China's not doing anything." But there are three little problems with this logic.

WATCH: Climate Change: Generation Evil

Rev. Michael Dowd | Posted 02.28.2013 | Religion
Rev. Michael Dowd

In 2012 the dangers of human-caused climate disturbance became undeniable, making this the fundamental moral issue of our time.

The Top 10 Ex-Gay Stories of 2011

Wayne Besen | Posted 02.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

In June I penned a column that predicted that so-called "ex-gay" programs would crumble from internal rot. In the months since, the decline of these "pray away the gay" organizations has only accelerated.

Jock Dolphins Flip Out (VIDEO)

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

You’re watching You’ve Got Dolphins. See the Web's top videos on AOL Video...

Announcing The HuffPost Spotlight Series On Energy

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

I'm pleased to announce The Huffington Post Spotlight series on energy that will feature Vokle video debates with leading experts exploring tough questions of our time.

WATCH: David Roberts And Steve Everley Debate Our Energy Future

The Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: Scroll down for highlights from the debate, edited by HuffPost's Ben Craw, with the full exchange available below that. Be sure to tune in fo...

Weekly Mulch: Clock Ticking for Climate Change Legislation

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Seven months out from the midterms, electoral anxieties are hampering potential climate change legislation. ...

Weekly Mulch: Bad News Bill

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Alison Hamm, Media Consortium blogger Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) met with industry groups Wednesday...

David Anthony Roberts: Wife Traps Pedophile Husband Online

WalesOnline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

A WIFE posed as a teenage girl to trap her paedophile husband on the internet. Former pub licensee David Anthony Roberts, 69, sat in front of his c...

McCain Fails to Vanquish "That One" in Debate
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The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

McCain not only pointed his finger angrily at his opponent, but chose to refer to a black man in a way that omitted any reference to his humanity. Even if that was not his intention, it was not a particularly deft move.