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Presidential Climate Action Project

The President's Climate Plan: A Deeper Dive

Rev. Jim Ball | Posted 09.15.2013 | Religion
Rev. Jim Ball

We can no longer allow opponents of action to prevent our country from doing the right thing on climate change. Indeed, it is well past time for serious action at the federal level.

Climate Jobs? No Problem

William S. Becker | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

Contrary to popular wisdom, our carbon glide path is not due mainly to less economic activity during the recession, or the slow recovery, or the rapidly increasing use of natural gas.

De-Carbonize Our Taxes

William S. Becker | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
William S. Becker

Tax policies that encourage carbon emissions range from subsidies for oil companies to mortgage interest deductions for energy-wasting McMansions, but neither Romney nor Obama has addressed it head-on.

Wake the Blank Up!

Terry Tamminen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

Perhaps no major issue facing the entire world is more pressing than climate change, yet so far neither of our candidates for president have demonstrated that they are "awake" to either the impacts or the solutions.

Break the Candidates' Silence on Climate Change

William S. Becker | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
William S. Becker

The American people are finding they can't run and can't hide from the insidious impacts of global warming. Political candidates should not be allowed to hide from the issue, either.

The President's Power Tools

William S. Becker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William S. Becker

On Capitol Hill, the ship of state is so bereft of rudder and sail that the crew is jumping overboard. The latest to abandon ship is Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana.

The 100 Day Action Plan to Save the Planet

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Climate Action Plan author William Becker emphasizes the need for the next president to seize bipartisan momentum and act to mitigate climate change within the first 100 days in office.