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The UN Climate Summit and the People’s Climate March

Two major events are coalescing to give us hope that we may be able to muster the political will to finally tackle the climate crisis. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited world leaders from government, finance, business, and civil society to a climate summit that will take place at UN headquarters on September 23, 2014. […]Read More

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The Pearl in the Oyster – Leveraging the Climate Crisis

We may be able to leverage the threats posed by environmental degradation in a way the could contribute to human health and galvanize action on climate change. The deteriorating state of our environment has prompted research that shows how the preservation of the natural world augments our physical and mental wellbeing. Adverse health impacts from […]Read More

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Climate Action: Political Will and Popular Activism

A couple of factors are coming together to breathe new life into hopes for environmental action in the U.S. The combination of political will and renewed enviromental activism are lending support to the possibility that we may see unprecedented climate action in the U.S. over the next four years. At the start of his second […]Read More

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Forward on Climate: More Than 35,000 Rally in DC

The Forward on Climate Rally is happening right now in Washington and across the US. Following is a press release from the Sierra Club: Washington, D.C., February 17, 2013 – Today, during President’s Day weekend, more than 35,000 people are marching to the President’s doorstep to support immediate action to contain climate change. People from more […]Read More

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Enviro News Wrap: COP18 Underway; Is Sandy the New Normal;

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: UN Climate Talks in Qatar start on November 26 and the initial terms of the Kyoto Protocol is expiring this year. Will Storm Sandy have any impact on the US position and role, and will the world ever agree on a plan to solve […]Read More