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Leading Experts Make the Case for Climate Action in the

A new, cross-disciplinary white paper authored by three prominent international climate experts for the US-based Universal Ecological Fund refutes the notion that taking proactive actions to mitigate and adapt to rapid climate warming runs contrary to U.S. domestic economic interests. It was precisely that contention that President Donald J. Trump used to justify his intention […]Read More

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Helping Republicans to Get Real on Climate Change

We will never be able to pass climate and energy legislation in the US without engaging conservatives. So it is crucial that we understand their opposition to the science of climate and develop strategies that are consistent with their ideological bent. Although modern-day Republicans have a reputation for being anti-environment, it has not always been this way. Historically, some of […]Read More

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Recent Elections and Ballot Initiatives May Suggest A New Era

In previous U.S. Elections, environmental concerns were largely absent, but this changed on Tuesday November 5, 2013. Ecological issues were an important part of Virginia’s Gubernatorial race, they were also the primary focus of a county council election in Washington and several ballot initiatives.  Taken together, these results may be indicative of changing attitudes. Voters […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: Fossil Energy and Safety; Fracking and Earthquakes;

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: One of the problems with the dirty energy industry is how successful they’ve been in getting the government to insufficiently regulate for safety. Companies profit off of cutting corners and we pay the price when accidents happen. […]Read More

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An Abdication of Leadership: Climate Change Absent on the National

Despite weeks of cajoling and  demands to insert climate into the discussion during the presidential debates, the final debate ended on Monday with climate clearly absent for the 1st time in 24 years. “Climate change threatens us: the candidates silence threatens to seal our fate,” said Brad Johnson, campaign manager of Climate Science. “President Barack […]Read More