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Seattle's Climate Commitment
Video: When the U.S. failed to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, the city of Seattle decided to adopt it on a municipal level. Richard Conlin, president of the Seattle City Council and a YES! board member, discusses what that has meant for the city.
Cap & Dividend: A Clear Winner
by Sarah van Gelder
A new bipartisan climate bill offers a much smarter way to cut emissions—auction off pollution permits and distribute the proceeds to everyone.
It's Going to Be Beautiful It's Going to Be Beautiful
by Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben: There are reasons to be encouraged about the negotiations in Copenhagen, and ways to get involved in your own backyard.
Recovery Act's Green Jobs: Weatherization in New York City
640,329 jobs have been created or saved by the Recovery Act. Green for All provides a glimpse into how the program affects the people who hold those jobs and the residents receiving weatherization services in New York City.
Kumi Naidoo on How We'll Win at Copenhagen
by Madeline Ostrander
Forget the cynicism. The activists who made Copenhagen possible are ramping up the pressure for a strong and binding deal on climate change.
350 Day of Action
350 might be the most important number in the world—which is why people around the world are finding powerful ways to make that number known.
How to Talk to Your Friends About Copenhagen
by Madeline Ostrander
Talking about climate change may be one of the most revolutionary things you can do. But how do you strike up your own Copenhagen conversations—and what do you say once you do?
Global South Demands Climate Justice
by Jennifer Krill, Adrian Wilson.
Delegates from developing nations are worried about the fairness of the COP-15 process after the leakage of an early negotiation text.
Cool Globes in Copenhagen
"Cool Globes: Hot Ideas for a Cooler Planet" is a public art exhibit featuring over 25 large globes, each with a different message about climate change.
Copenhagen's Conscience: The Youth Climate Movement Won't Settle
by Jessy Tolkan
Youth activists are playing an important role: refusing to allow the smallness of politics to stand in the way of the fair and globally-binding deal that our generation demands for survival.
Appalachia Fights for a Green Future
by Bob Kincaid
Appalachian residents are calling on environmental protection agencies to stand up to mountaintop removal.
The Copenhagen Moment
Video: Leaders of the climate justice movement on turning the U.N. negotiations in Copenhagen into a true global turning point.
10 Million People Petition for Climate Action 10 Million People Petition for Climate Action
by Richard Graves
As some try to lower expectations about the outcome of the U.N. climate summit in Copenhagen, public pressure for real action is increasing.
Fast for Climate Justice
by Anna Keenan
Now a month into their hunger strike, activists are hoping for serious commitment from the delegates in Copenhagen.
14 Days to Seal History's Judgment on this Generation
Newspapers in more than 45 countries united behind a shared editorial demanding urgent and decisive action to avert climate change disaster.