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COP16: Taking the Long View in Cancun

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) A year ago, it seemed possible—likely, even—that President Barack Obama would sweep into the international negotiations on climate change at Copenhagen and make serious progress on the tangle of issues at stake. The reality was quite different. This year, the expectations for the United…

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Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium – How to Fight Climate Change: Ignore a Do-Nothing Congress

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger (reposted with permission) Congress comes back into session next week, but environmentalists and climate change activists have given up on the legislature. Instead, activists are planning to spur popular concern about these issues, until calls for change are so loud that Congress must listen. Today, climate change reformer Bill McKibben will ask President Obama…

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