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Seriously Roughing It This Thanksgiving, But Still Thankful

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.17.2016 | Good News
Arlene Nisson Lassin

This year's Thanksgiving holiday will be a bit unusual for me and my family, to say the least. We will be celebrating the holiday, with all the usual food and revelry, except this year it will take place in our flooded and torn-up home.

2015 Has Been The Year Of Record-Breaking U.S. Weather Events

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

Catastrophic flooding in South Carolina since last week shattered state rainfall records and shocked longtime residents and officials, who said they'v...

2015 Catastrophic Fires Continue; Climate Change Held Culpable

Michael Shank, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2015 | Green
Michael Shank, Ph.D.

Another fantastic post by climate campaigner, Guy Ragen, from the Australian Conservation Foundation. Since it's extremely difficult to find an Ameri...

Join Us as We Gather Climate Messages for COP18 Negotiators

Asif Iqbal | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Asif Iqbal

Qatar and its people are going to be so important in coming days being the host of COP18: The UN Climate Change Conference beginning today until Dec. ...

Bob and Irene Were Farmers

Wendy Gordon | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

Bob and Irene were farmers in upstate New York. To me, they weren't hurricanes -- they were dear family friends. Actually they sold their farm to my husband in the late '70s, and in the years to follow Bob helped take care of things, right up until his death.