From TomDispatch this morning, a call to action from one of our leading environmentalists — in what is likely to be the hottest summer on record, it’s time to take the politics of global warming back from a do-nothing establishment: Bill McKibben, “We’re Hot As Hell and We’re Not Going to Take It Any More, Three Steps to Establish a Politics of Global Warming”
|By: Tom Engelhardt Wednesday August 4, 2010 7:05 am|
|By: mafr Friday July 23, 2010 5:32 am|
The failed presidency of Barack Obama, Part 1
Rolling Stone: “Instead of taking the fight to big polluters, President Obama has put global warming on the back burner”
|By: TheMediaConsortium Friday April 16, 2010 9:14 am|
By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger
On Monday, climate activists, nonprofit leaders, and governmental officials will gather in Cochabamba, Bolivia, to look for new ideas to address climate change. The conference, organized by leading social organizations like 350.0rg, “will advocate the right to “live well,” as opposed to the economic principle of uninterrupted growth,” as Inter Press Service explains. In the absence of real leadership from the world’s governments, the conferees at Cochabamba are looking for solutions “committed to the rights of people and environment.”
|By: borderjumpers Monday February 1, 2010 6:26 am|
Mindful of an increasingly environmentally conscious public, McDonald’s attempts to develop a green business model. Cross posted from Nourishing the Planet.
|By: borderjumpers Thursday January 28, 2010 9:53 am|
This innovation of the week highlights biogas as a cleaner and safer source of energy. Cross posted from Nourishing the Planet.
|By: borderjumpers Tuesday January 19, 2010 8:21 am|
Cross posted from Nourishing the Planet.
|By: Blub Friday December 18, 2009 10:58 am|
With only hours to go and the talks in chaos, the US has yet to offer anything substantive whatsoever. Now is the time to be a man, Mr. President.
|By: americanmuser Wednesday December 16, 2009 9:50 am|
Attempting to place global warming front-and-center right now is a conscious and direct repudiation of the issues most important to voters in Middle America.