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ActivismYoung people especially, disillusioned by the failure of established institutions to act on climate change, are taking to the streets in growing numbers. They are the reluctant inheritors of potential catastrophes they want to avert.
Ted Steyer
Obama's biggest supporters are busy helping him pursue his climate agenda. One billionaire is creating pressure and space for him to reject Keystone.
As President Obama begins the gargantuan task of selling his climate agenda to the American people...
Jul 10, 2013 | Read More
Eugenie Scott
In a broad interview, Eugenie Scott talks about the hurdles that still loom for climate education advocates and reveals what "really pisses" her off.
As America's debate about global warming became politicized over the past half-decade, the...
Jul 2, 2013 | Read More
Tabitha Tripp of SAFE
Grassroots activists say they feel 'betrayed' by mainstream environmental organizations that helped write the state's new fracking regulations.
Mainstream environmental groups in Illinois celebrated last month after state lawmakers approved a...
Jun 17, 2013 | Read More
Keystone protests
Green groups turn away from the political tactics that failed them in the 2009 climate policy fight and join activists voicing opposition in the streets.
As decision day nears on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the environmental movement looks different...
May 23, 2013 | Read More
NOAA climate model
Experts say scientists' efforts to determine whether weather events are caused by global warming is being mishandled by both sides of the climate divide.
As if the public debate about global warming wasn't complex enough, a new field in climate research...
May 14, 2013 | Read More
President Obama and Vice President Biden
Where money talks louder than science, the letter from the donors won't go unnoticed, the week before Prime Minister Harper is to visit Washington.
In the latest show of force by opponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, a group of 150 major...
May 10, 2013 | Read More
In 2008 Tim DeChristopher grabbed national attention when he disrupted an oil and gas auction....
Apr 30, 2013 | Read More
Climate change protest February 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Enviromentalists and the EPA take apart State Dept's Keystone review, and momentum shifts yet again toward pipeline opponents in the long-running battle.
WASHINGTON—Leading environmental groups declared on Monday that the Obama administration's latest...
Apr 23, 2013 | Read More
ExxonMobil's Pegasus Pipeline ruptures in Arkansas
Exxon pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark. illustrates concerns outlined in 54-page petition that EPA and PHMSA must now respond to.
A petition filed with federal agencies last week by a coalition led by the National Wildlife...
Apr 1, 2013 | Read More
Mining operations of Consol Energy
Shareholder activists are concerned that fossil fuels could become unburnable because of climate laws—and they want firms to divulge the financial risks.
Two advocacy groups have come up with a new tactic to show how climate change—and laws to deal with...
Mar 7, 2013 | Read More