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Climate Action

Joining together to avert catastrophe.

Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo: Time to Stand Against Big Oil in the Arctic Greenpeace’s Kumi Naidoo: Time to Stand Against Big Oil in the Arctic
by Kumi Naidoo
Oil companies—and many of our political leaders—see melting sea ice as an opportunity to drill deeper. Fortunately, you don’t have to occupy an Arctic drilling platform to join the growing movement of people who are putting themselves on the line for our planet’s future.
Should Chiapas Farmers Suffer for California’s Carbon? Should Chiapas Farmers Suffer for California’s Carbon?
by Jeff Conant
A California proposal would offset the state’s climate-altering emissions by paying for forest conservation in Chiapas. Could there be unintended consequences in a region with a history of human rights abuse and land grabs?
NASA Climate Expert James Hansen: The Future Is Now—and It Is Hot NASA Climate Expert James Hansen: The Future Is Now—and It Is Hot
by Jeff Raderstrong
Climate change is already increasing the likelihood of weather extremes—like the droughts and heat waves we’ve seen in recent years—according to a new report by one of NASA’s top climate scientists.
Next Leaders in the Climate Movement: Insurance Companies? Next Leaders in the Climate Movement: Insurance Companies?
by Jeff Raderstrong
Insurance companies are likely to pay out billions in claims due to events caused by climate change—which makes them well-poised to lead the way to a low-carbon economy.
McKibben Spearheads Plan to Hit Dirty Energy Where It Hurts McKibben Spearheads Plan to Hit Dirty Energy Where It Hurts
by Fabien Tepper
Could 350.org’s aggressive new strategy bring an end to global warming?
A Real World Plan for the President’s Second Term A Real World Plan for the President’s Second Term
by David Korten
The pundits are right that Obama should work to bridge political divides. But he needs to reach out to the American people—not to the Republican Party.
Bill McKibben’s Math: Climate Change Hits Home (in a 22-City Tour) Bill McKibben’s Math: Climate Change Hits Home (in a 22-City Tour)
by Phil Aroneanu
It shouldn't take a hurricane to blow open the debate about climate change. But Sandy might help 350.org prove what's at stake in a nationwide campaign to divest university endowments from the fossil fuel industry.
What Climate-Driven Hurricane Sandy Teaches about Cooperation What Climate-Driven Hurricane Sandy Teaches about Cooperation
by Sarah van Gelder
It’s 3 a.m. and the wind’s howling. Do you know your neighbors?
Will “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy End Climate Silence? Will “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy End Climate Silence?
by Duncan Meisel
While our two main candidates for president have avoided the topic of global warming, the climate itself is anything but silent.
Mr. Schieffer, Ask the Candidates: “Where Do You Stand on Climate Change?” Mr. Schieffer, Ask the Candidates: “Where Do You Stand on Climate Change?”
by Allison Fisher
Climate change is a national security issue, and it must be discussed during tonight’s third and final debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney.
Why “Green” Consumer Choices Aren’t Enough Why “Green” Consumer Choices Aren’t Enough
by George Lakey
Middle-class people are often socialized to believe they are responsible for improving their neighborhoods, their communities, and the world itself. Helpful as that often is, it creates a blind spot when it comes to global warming.
Pipeline Blockade Takes to the Trees Pipeline Blockade Takes to the Trees
by Candice Bernd
Despite rough treatment at the hands of law enforcement, tree sitters and their allies remain steadfast in their nonviolence.
A Friend of the Mountains Remembered A Friend of the Mountains Remembered
by Bill Kovarik
Larry Gibson grew up in the mountains of West Virginia, and dedicated his life to defending them from the coal industry.
5 Issues this Election Should Be About, and One to Drop 5 Issues this Election Should Be About, and One to Drop
by Sarah van Gelder
Cutting through the campaign rhetoric and attack ads, here are five issues we believe should be at the center of the 2012 election, plus one that has no place in the public sphere.
Full Speed Ahead for Coal Train Opposition Full Speed Ahead for Coal Train Opposition
by KC Golden
The battle over exporting coal is a crossroads for the Pacific Northwest. Will the region stay its course toward clean energy, or become a global trafficking hub for the most dangerous fossil fuel?
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