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How Morality Can Win the War on Climate Change

The climate movement must go beyond preaching economics and explaining science, we must create a moral imperative that compels us to act. To get people involved in the war on climate change we must weave environmental awareness into our codes of conduct. The reasons why more people are not demanding action on the environment is […]Read More

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The Year in Review: Popular Efforts to Combat Climate Change

Last year saw a significant increase in popular efforts to combat climate change. From protests against the Keystone XL pipeline to campaigns that pressure businesses to engage more sustainable practices, people are standing up in support of efforts to combat climate change. Last year, we also saw an unprecedented number of people getting involved with […]Read More

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Is the Agreement in Durban Enough to Contain Climate Change?

The participants at the U.N. sponsored COP17 climate change talks in Durban, South Africa, managed to come to an agreement on a package of measures that will eventually force all the world’s polluters to take legally binding action. One of the most significant elements of the deal concerns a replacement for the soon to expire […]Read More

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US Climate Denial versus European and Asian Sustainable Growth

While much of the rest of the world seems to see the dangers of climate change, many Americans appear to be woefully oblivious. Embracing a green, low-carbon economy is a sustainable way of dealing with the problems of resource depletion, economic uncertainty and climate change. Europeans understand the severity of the threat posed by climate […]Read More

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Collaboration is Better than Competition in the War Against Climate

There are numerous examples of organizations, towns and cities working within a collaborative framework to address the looming threat of climate change. Although there are areas where market oriented competition will continue to be invaluable, there are other areas where collaboration is little more than common sense. Cities working together to share methods of being more sustainable […]Read More

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Key Partnerships Announced at C40 Cities Climate Leadership Summit

Mayors of major cities from around the world convened yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil, at a summit meeting of the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group. The meeting began one day after the IEA released their latest figures showing an alarming spike in carbon emissions in 2010, adding a sense of urgency to the proceedings. As […]Read More