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Young 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.

'I think in many ways the battle is about to get a lot worse,' says one environmental leader.
The fight against hydraulic fracturing in Illinois will go on even after a panel of lawmakers...
11/12/2014 | Read More
Trade group head says 'there are many responsible operators' in Wisconsin, the epicenter of the booming national frac sand industry.
Over 40 percent of frac sand producers in Wisconsin have broken state environmental rules in recent...
11/12/2014 | Read More
Athens approves fracking ban in landslide; ‘we won’t quit’ is the mantra in Youngstown.
The college town of Athens, Ohio voted by 78 percent to outlaw fracking and related activities on...
11/05/2014 | Read More
'It was hard to swallow seeing a lot of our friends and strong climate champions lose their races.'
Environmental groups watched in shock last night as many of the seats they considered shoo-ins fell...
11/05/2014 | Read More
Outspent by industry 20-1 in some places, activists hope for victories in California, Ohio and Texas.
Eight towns and counties across the country are taking their health and environmental concerns...
10/31/2014 | Read More
'There's definitely going to be less money flowing into [oil stocks] than we've seen in the last couple years,' says Phil Flynn, senior oil analyst.
The recent dive in oil prices is undermining oil company earnings, projects and stock prices—at...
10/28/2014 | Read More
The effort is one of many recent climate communication projects to try to deepen public understanding of the climate crisis amid political inaction.
While the climate community was fixed on global climate negotiations unfolding at the UN last week...
09/30/2014 | Read More
The business presence at this year's Climate Week went well beyond the 'green bubble' that has long surrounded such climate advocacy.
Climate Week presented a two-front push for nations to take action on climate change. The moral...
09/29/2014 | Read More
At Columbus Circle marchers flowed by at a rate of about 10 per second.
InsideClimate News spent Sunday covering the People's Climate March. This story was last updated at...
09/21/2014 | Read More
OP-ED: For most Americans who care about climate, "the paralysis stems from a combination of hopelessness and deep-rooted cynicism about our government..."
Mark Reynolds is executive director of Citizens Climate Lobby, a grassroots organization campaign...
09/19/2014 | Read More

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