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Leaders Can and Must Rise to the Challenge to Confront Climate Change

Next week over 125 Heads of Government will convene in New York City to outline actions that they are prepared to take now and in the future to address climate change. This isn’t the first time that leaders have engaged deeply on this issue, nor will it be the last time as the world drives towards a stronger international agreement in Paris 2015. Show More Summary

3p Weekend: 7 Things You Need to Know About the People’s Climate March

On Sunday, more than 100,000 people and 1,400 businesses, schools, social justice groups and other organizations will take to the streets of New York City for the People's Climate March. It's being billed as "the largest climate march...Show More Summary

Making the city even greener

President Barack Obama and other world leaders come to the city this week to talk climate change. They couldn't have picked a better place: With its walkable neighborhoods and extensive, 24-hour... To view the full story, click the title link.

Michael Bloomberg, Now a U.N. Climate Envoy, Presses the Case for Urban Action

Michael Bloomberg, a mayor turned U.N. climate envoy, explains what cities can do to blunt climate change and its impacts.

Can Interfaith Climate Action Be the Harbinger Of Noah's Dove?

In Genesis chapter 8, we read that when the dove returned to Noah with an olive leaf in its mouth, Noah knew that the waters had receded, and that the world had been saved from destruction. This change in climate represented a movement...Show More Summary

Environmental pollutants make worms susceptible to cold

Some pollutants are more harmful in a cold climate than in a hot, because they affect the temperature sensitivity of certain organisms. Now researchers have demonstrated how this happens, and it can help us better predict contamination risks, especially in the Arctic.

Climate change report identifies 'the most vulnerable' sections of the population

A report has looked at which sections of the population are left most exposed to food shortages after extreme weather events. Extreme weather events leave populations with not enough food both in the short- and the long-term.

How Thought Leaders Approach the Climate Change Conversation

Climate change: It's as important a topic as it is polarizing. And it's a conversation that needs to happen now — in fact, a new report states that the next 15 years could determine the fate of the Earth's climate. The conversation of...Show More Summary

Where the NEA Meets the EPA

(Steven Hayward) Lots and lots of climate news right now, ahead of next week’s UN “Leaders Climate Summit” that no world leaders are attending, but there’s one story out the last few days that deserves special notice: did you know that...Show More Summary

New York City is Amped for The People’s Climate March

“ The People’s Climate March” is quickly approaching.  The level of organization for Sunday's event is more impressive than any other rally — climate or otherwise — this writer has ever witnessed in New York City. Organizers have predicted...Show More Summary

Nuclear Fills in Big Blind Spot as the U.N. Gathers

Former EPA Administrator and New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman weighs in on climate change in the Boston Globe, but also tilts the discussion toward local concerns: During the polar vortex event, nuclear energy facilities around the country helped to save the day in the face of extreme weather. Show More Summary

Check Out Cass McCombs’ Protest Song & Jarvis Cocker’s Essay For The People’s Climate March

The People’s Climate March, the largest climate change rally in history, is happening this Sunday, 9/21 in New York, and various musicians are playing a part. For instance, Cass McCombs teamed with the Chapin Sisters for a gleaming old-fashioned folk singalong simply entitled “Protest Song.” Over hand-strummed campfire chords, McCombs and the Chapins harmonize on [...]

Get Mad and Take Action

NRG CEO David Crane's recent blog 'Being Mad As Hell for the Clean Energy Revolution' is spot on. His passion inspires me to join in the call for action on the challenge of climate change and many societal issues that our world faces today. At Unilever, we are working hard -- with partners like NRG -- to make sustainable living commonplace. Show More Summary

Twenty-six senators sign letter to People's Climate March organizers praising their effort

The People's Climate March got some unusual support Friday. Twenty-six senators signed a letter praising the march's organizers and participants for their call to action on global warming this coming Sunday in New York City. Led by the...Show More Summary

The People's Climate March: A Clarion Call for Action

Climate change is real and too many of us have been impacted by it personally. Two years ago, when Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast causing billions in damage and taking lives, we experienced the devastation that a changing climate brings with it. Show More Summary

Climate Change Hunger: World Leaders Must Act

Discussions on curbing greenhouse gas emissions always seem to proceed excruciatingly slowly, as climate change is forever being brushed aside as a far off concern for a distant future. They fail time and again because politicians of...Show More Summary

Climate Change You Can Believe In

Previously published on Just as Sunday's big People's Climate March and next week's UN global summit on climate converge here in New York City, the nation and world are experiencing weather of an intensity that shouldShow More Summary

California Legislative Session Ends with Big Wins for Our Health and Environment

As the gavel fell on the California state legislative session, state leaders finished strong for the environment sending numerous bills to Governor Brown that will clean the air, reduce plastic litter pollution, combat climate change, and reduce toxic chemicals in our environment. read more

A Road Trip Without a Map: Why Research Is Vital for Confronting Climate Change

Before the age of the GPS, people relied on paper roadmaps when journeying to places they had never been before. It wasn't always easy to find an accurate map, and not everyone was gifted at map readings, so trips often had many wrong turns, leading to delayed arrivals and missed events. Show More Summary

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