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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On January 9th, 2014

Back in November of 2013, President Obama issued an executive order on climate preparedness. Because executive orders circumvent Congress...

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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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