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By Admin / On November 22nd, 2013

As a Sustainability Management graduate student, I was naturally captivated by the latest edition of the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World series Is...

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By Royal Gardner / On July 29th, 2013

Lawyers, Swamps, and Money is a periodic blog by Royal C. Gardner, author of...

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By Admin / On January 21st, 2013

  Well, it's officially President Obama's second term in office. And with his commitment to addressing climate change, we have compiled a list (in no particular order) of ten books...

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By Admin / On December 17th, 2009

On Grist, Jay Inslee vents about the "birthers" and climate-change deniers:

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By Admin / On December 10th, 2009

Terry Tamminen has a new post on Fast Company's blog about the carbon taxes and cap and trade:

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By Admin / On December 9th, 2009

Over on Post Carbon, Juliet Eilperin notes the EPA's changing stance on greenhouse gases: Making a pitch to an international...

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By Admin / On December 9th, 2009

Marc Ambinder has a point-by-point rebuttal of Sarah Palin's latest column in the Washington Post:

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By Jonathan Isham / On July 17th, 2009

At a recent three-day workshop here in Vermont, I joined a visionary set of leaders, including Mary Evelyn Tucker,...

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By Jonathan Isham / On June 29th, 2009

Today, hundreds of citizens are on the forefront of the climate movement; 20 years ago, in the summer of 1989, the fight against global warming had only two well-known spokespeople: Senator Al Gore and NASA Scientist Jim Hansen.  (Bill McKibben, now at...

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By Holly Doremus / On April 21st, 2009

The western United States is characterized by highly variable and seasonal rainfall patterns. To deal with the constant threat of drought, the West relies on intensively managed water systems. Today, those systems face two challenges that were not...

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