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Frances Beinecke

8 Badass Environmentalists You Should Know

Chantal Pierrat | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
Chantal Pierrat

In honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day, we're celebrating eight extraordinary women who have continuously advocated and rallied for our earth.

As Climate Change Hits Home, Americans Call for Action

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

On September 21, hundreds of thousands of concerned citizens will gather in New York City for the Peoples Climate March. Our presence will demonstrate the groundswell of support for cutting carbon pollution and global action on climate change.

Use This Earth Day to Urge Leaders to Take Biggest Step Possible on Climate Change

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

I plan to spend this Earth Day advocating for the single most important thing our nation can do to confront climate change: cutting carbon pollution from power plants.

We Must Protect Eagles and Expand Wind Power at the Same Time

Frances Beinecke | Posted 03.12.2014 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Striking a balance between wildlife conservation and wind energy development starts with understanding threats to eagle populations, and how our actions, including operating wind farms, are affecting them.

The State of the Union and Climate Change

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 04.15.2013 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

While President Obama's focus on climate change is a welcome, albeit belated, shift, it remains to be seen whether he will match words with action. More and more environmental organizations and activists are prepared to keep the pressure on to ensure he does.

WATCH: Robert Redford Thanks Obama For 'Standing Up To Big Oil'

Posted 01.12.2012 | Green

Actor and Natural Resources Defense Council trustee Robert Redford has thanked President Obama for "standing up to Big Oil," showing leadership and co...

A Rose for Parks

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

It was particularly satisfying for me to learn that Governor Cuomo has appointed Rose H. Harvey (park name "Harvest") as New York State Parks Commissioner.

Common Sense and Hope for the Future: A Boy, A Mountain, and the Spirit of Thomas Paine

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nina Sankovitch

Now it is up to Congress to act on pending clean energy legislation and for us to push them to do it. Two recent books illustrate, in very different ways, why.

Veterans, Clean Energy, and Common Sense

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

There's a growing consensus that one of the best things we can do to enhance our national security is to get off fossil fuels and transition to clean, home-grown energy.

From Contract To Bestseller In 60 Days

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James Boyce

In a slow-moving industry, Clean Energy Common Sense is an anomaly. Frances Beinecke went from book contract to #4 on the Amazon Non-Fiction Bestsellers list in a little over 60 days.

Acid Test the Movie: Burning It Up

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

Now, let's be honest -- ocean acidification? Really? Even with Sigourney Weaver's voice, not the sexiest topic on the planet. But the film, and its message, have been getting a lot of attention.

Common Sense for the Clean Energy and Climate Debate

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

Two centuries ago, Thomas Paine wrote, "I offer nothing more than simple facts, plain arguments, and common sense." That's precisely the approach Beinecke has taken in her stand against climate change.