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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.

'It's definitely where you have to go as a city now. People who are not going down this road are missing all kinds of opportunities.'
One sweltering summer in the 1950s, Denny Doyle, then a small boy in Chicago, had his first lesson...
07/02/2012 | Read More
Retired Vice Adm. Dennis McGinn: 'We decided that we're not going to just stand by and be defensive.'
The renewable energy industry's main trade group has officially come out swinging against the...
06/25/2012 | Read More
Friends of the Earth demands intervener status to expose safety problems at the idled California nuclear facility to long-avoided public scrutiny.
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif.—A watchdog group intent on permanently shuttering the troubled San...
06/22/2012 | Read More
Plant's problems mobilize local anti-nuclear activists, residents and officials for the first time since the early '80s.
Ongoing troubles at Southern California's San Onofre nuclear power plant have galvanized area...
06/14/2012 | Read More
This Week in Clean Economy: Five states fail to pass anti-Agenda 21 laws, with Arizona being the most high profile. Bills remain alive in three states.
A high-profile bill in Arizona to abolish sustainability efforts died last week, yet its defeat isn...
05/11/2012 | Read More
The Keystone XL is just one of many pipelines in the works to export Canadian heavy oils to global markets.
As debate over the future of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline continues to boil in Congress and...
04/30/2012 | Read More
"I expect the issue to be discussed at one of our upcoming task force meetings," the conservative nonprofit tells InsideClimate News.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative policy group, has helped state...
04/27/2012 | Read More
A judge forces the federal agency that squashed the PACE home energy program to draft rules and start over.
At Rod Stevenson's sprawling country home in Santa Rosa, Calif., in Sonoma County, once-leaky walls...
04/24/2012 | Read More
Group says NE low-carbon fuel law 'unlikely to survive judicial scrutiny.' One AG tells InsideClimate News the warning won't change state's course.
One of the country's biggest opponents of low-carbon fuel standards has fired a warning shot at...
04/03/2012 | Read More
A clean fuels effort among 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states is fading, as new pipelines for tar sands crude to the Atlantic get an industry push.
In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie's administration pulled out of a proposed pact to cut global...
03/29/2012 | Read More

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