Daniel Tomlinson: An Energy Access Entrepreneur’s Response To Bill Gates: Lead Or Get Out Of The Way

When you spend all of your time on the ground, you learn that this approach is broken. We all want power in the hands of people today, not decades from now.

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Frances Beinecke: Six Lessons Learned From the Front Lines of the Climate Fight

As I prepare to retire from NRDC and hand the reins over to our incoming president Rhea Suh, I have been reflecting on how the climate movement can secure the solutions we need to protect future generations from harm. In my view, here are issues we need to keep in mind. [Read more...]



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Asoka Bandarage: ‘Change the System, Not the Climate!’

A series of mobilizations involving civil disobedience, boycotts and creative community alternatives are being planned to lay the groundwork for the People's Global Climate Strike in December 2015 to coincide with the Paris UN Climate conference. [Read more...]



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Adrianna Quintero: Latin America Must Continue Its Leadership Past COP-20

Central and South American countries stand at a key crossroads; as environmentally and economically vulnerable countries, they have much to lose in the face of devastating climate change. [Read more...]



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Jeff Biggers: Three Essential Green Books of the Year — and a Poem

Drawing from years of research and case studies, these three books challenge such trends with empirical evidence of breakthrough regenerative development efforts in our cities, villages and agricultural fields as acts of restoration, resistance and climate mitigation -- and the still small possibility of hope in an age of climate destabilization. [Read more...]



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Justin Guay: Will World Bank President Dr. Kim Go the Last Mile for Clean Energy Access?

By providing loan guarantees and working capital as well as direct investments -- both concessional and commercial -- the World Bank can play a catalytic role for private investment. [Read more...]



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Carl Pope: COP 20: Rounding The Turn On The Road to Paris- Lima, Peru

This US Climate Conference held here, COP 20, was dramatically unlike its predecessors. It opened amidst confidence that progress towards a major new ...

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Mary Ellen Harte: Climate Change This Week: New Solar Record, Murder, a Flying Donut, And More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
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Llewellyn King: Nuclear Teetering on the Economic Precipice

Nuclear is one of the most potent tools we have in our battle to clean the air and arrest or ameliorate climate change over time. But many nuclear plants are in danger of being closed. [Read more...]



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Earthjustice: President Obama Earns "C" On Mountaintop Removal Mining Report Card

The problem is not that President Obama has done too much to regulate coal mining; the problem is that he could do more -- much more -- to protect the families and communities of Appalachia. [Read more...]



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Gary H. Cohen: A Tale Of Two Cities

Just when it appeared we had achieved consensus that climate change was a major threat to our health and our communities, enter Inhofe and his supporters to launch us back to a worldview when the Earth was flat and tobacco smoke was good for you. Come January, God help us. [Read more...]



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Maria van der Hoeven: Cheap Oil’s Make-Or-Break Moment for Clean Energy

The plunge in oil prices may be good for consumers and the global economy, but it could also hurt efforts to make our planet's energy system more sustainable. Policy makers from around the world can prevent this by taking advantage of cheaper oil to make meaningful changes in the way we price energy. [Read more...]



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