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

Lori Day | Posted 11.15.2014 | 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.

Gen. Jim Jones Didn't Disclose Industry Ties Before Testimony at Keystone XL Hearing

Steve Horn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The irony of it all: Jones may have drawn more attention to his testimony by not disclosing his ties than he would have by being transparent about them up-front, as required by the House.

Climate and Ukraine Heat Up... and Who's Today's Frank Underwood?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

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Shrum and Torie Clarke agree that Obama should use executive authority to mitigate Climate Change and to reach energy independence... and that the U.S. lacks leverage in Ukraine Crisis. But because it's not Hungry 1956, Putin can't stem wave of democracy with troops.

Global Warming Debate Needs Cooler Heads To Prevail

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.10.2012 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

What ordinary Americans really want is for honest brokers on both sides to detoxify and depoliticize the global warming conversation, and then get on with the business of addressing it.

Climate Emergency: A Five-Part Action Plan

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

If we had acted 20 or 30 years ago, when the alarm bells were first sounded, the transition to a climate safe world could have been more gradual and less disruptive. Now, time is short.

Does Obama Have What It Takes To Confront Our Climate Crisis?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah van Gelder

It is a relief that we are now discussing how, rather than whether, to address this global crisis. But will Obama's actions be up to the crisis at hand?

An 'Open Source' Philosophy Of Government, Commerce & Innovation

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Weinstein

Last week began with the return of eminence grise Jim Hansen, twenty years to the day since he first testified on warming. And it ended with Bill Gates riding off into the philanthropic sunset.