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By Admin / On February 4th, 2010

Writing on his Fast Company blog, Lives Per Gallon author Terry Tamminen writes:

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By Gary Paul Nabhan / On January 20th, 2010

Ed. note: Gary Nabhan was recently given the honor of presenting the biennial Vavilov Memorial Lecture in Moscow and offering a similar lecture in Saint Petersburg, and was further honored with the gift of the Vavilov Medal. These are his reflections...

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By Admin / On January 14th, 2010

Peter Gleick on the earthquake crisis in Haiti: I urge people to make donations to whatever organizations they trust to deliver help. I've donated to the American Red Cross and...

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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 15th, 2009

Terry Tamminen on the youth activists at Copenhagen's COP15 talks:

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By Wade Davis / On December 14th, 2009

The obvious questions provoke the obvious answers. From my reading of the literature over the last month, and from everything I have learned at Copenhagen, there can be no doubt that the scientific consensus on climate change is consistent and...

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By Chuck Savitt / On December 11th, 2009

In a dramatic break with recent policy, the Environmental Protection Agency has just formally announced plans to regulate climate changing pollution under the Clean Air Act, declaring clear evidence that greenhouse gases "...

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By Admin / On December 10th, 2009

Peter Gleick describes the history of the Water Conflict Chronology and the bottom line for water resources:

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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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