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Voting Your Conscience – Or Your Fantasy?

Photo Source billditewig.wordpress.com Conscience has been defined as “the inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct and motive.” While emotions influence our conscience, what informs it is what defines us as a species – we think. … Continue reading

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The Cutest Protestors You’ll Ever See, Volcanoes, Climate, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO Harvard’s Heat Week Sparks Fire For Fossil Fuel Divestment – ‘We need disruptive politics,’ says professor as students begin sit-ins around campus. OO Democratic Senators Outs GOP Leader Mitch McConnell Hypocrisy – McConnell exhorts governors … Continue reading

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Climate Pragmatism Triumphs Locally, Greens Can Save Capitalism, and More!

OO US Green Voting Bloc Growing Into Electoral Powerhouse OO At US Local Level, Pragmatism On Climate Change Trumps Politics as communities see climate change lapping, burning, or baking at their doorsteps. Quote of the Decade: An excerpt from Naomi … Continue reading

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Inspirational Activism, Supporting Clean Energy Candidates, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: OO Michigan Resident Confronts Gas Pipeline Surveyors — With A Shotgun – when they show up unannounced and start planning a pipeline right across his property. OO Federal Court Backs EPA’s Veto Of Large Surface Mine … Continue reading

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Fighting Climate Change: Why Clean Energy Helps Poor Nations, and More!

GOOD CLEAN NEWS Renewable Energy Capacity Grew At Fastest Pace Ever In 2013 reports Jeff Spross at Climate Progress. The International Energy Agency said renewables now produce 22 % of the world’s electricity, likely rising to 26 % by 2020 … Continue reading

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Switch to Clean Energy ASAP

What’s the rush on renewable clean energy? It’s connect-the-dots time! Here’s my graphic line of connecting dots: 1. Almost all scientists (97%) and businesses agree: our fossil fuel pollution is warming the Earth, which is making our climate more extreme … Continue reading

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You Can Act on Climate Change — By Voting!

YOU CAN ACT: Pledge to vote this year on climate change, and ask your friends to do so, here. Let Congress know that how they plan to address climate change will determine your vote. Congress listens when they know votes are … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Latino Green Vote For Clean Energy

Even Republicans admit that Latino votes were a crucial part of Obama’s victory, reports Mark Hertsgaard at the Nation. What hasn’t been recognized is Latinos’ potential to play a similar role on climate change: providing the electoral muscle to compel … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Big Priority in Swing States During 2012 Election – Poll

The electorate in key swing states that voted Democrat in the 2012 US election support renewable energy, suggesting the issue was an influential determinant in President Obama’s victory, research claims, reports online news source PV Tech. A poll conducted by … Continue reading

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Senate Candidates Use Climate Change As Defining Issue

Recent polls indicate that addressing climate change is a winning issue for candidates wishing to attract independent voters. But this issue was not mentioned in the first presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, despite the call to do … Continue reading

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