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Phil Aroneanu
Phil Aroneanu is an organizer and political strategist advocating for solutions to the climate crisis. He has over a decade of experience working at the local, state, national and international levels on climate policy and politics. He co-founded the national Step It Up campaign in early 2007, and in 2009, went on to become a co-founder of, which organized what CNN dubbed "The most widespread day of political action in history," with over 5200 public events in 181 countries.

Entries by Phil Aroneanu

Why the Climate Movement Should Get Political in 2014

(8) Comments | Posted January 4, 2014 | 2:57 PM

If there was one thing to say about the climate movement in 2013 is that it started to reveal itself as a powerful political force. Elections notwithstanding, climate activists, aided by a series of unprecedented weather events and manmade disasters, began to change the political winds in Washington and capitals...

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Why Environmentalists Should Occupy Wall Street

(11) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 11:55 AM

"Go Paul!"

That's what a top State Department official wrote in an email to the top lobbyist for TransCanada, a top tar sands oil producer, upon hearing that he had garnered support for the Keystone KL pipeline from a US Senator. That shouldn't be too surprising, since the...

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