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We tend to live in urban areas and because heat gets trapped in urban areas and pollutins get trapped in urban areas the effects of climate change and global warming are more acute in our communities. And without an administration that's sensitive to those needs, we have a lot of problems.” The best way ...
Kids from kindergarten through college are prime targets for the climate change fear promoters' propaganda. Politicians, academia, Hollywood, and global warming activists have focused on kids, feeding them a steady diet of fear and doom, using vulnerable children to promote climate fears. The media ...

Kumi Naidoo, newly-appointed secretary general of Amnesty International, gave a talk at the Ford School of Public Policy Thursday afternoon on economic inequality, climate change and the role the U.S. plays in global justice. Naidoo, a South African human rights activist, will succeed Salil Shetty in August ...
The Reverend James M. Antal, a fiery, compelling climate change activist whose “day job,” as he called it, is minister and president of the Massachusetts Conference, United Church of Christ (the closest thing the Congregational Church has to a bishop), was introduced last, and stepped up to the lectern.
BILLINGS — An Oregon climate change activist, who was convicted of illegally shutting down a crude oil pipeline as part of a multi-state protest, ... Activists simultaneously targeted other pipelines in Washington state, North Dakota and Minnesota, using civil disobedience to urge a halt to the use of tar ...
Hollywood loves nothing more than dystopia and disaster: Deep Impact. Armageddon. Dante's Peak. Contagion. But the real dystopia is creeping up on us through climate change. The real disaster movie is the slowly unfolding global warming. We are the stars of this movie – but not all of us realise it just ...

When she first started learning about climate change from one of her elders, Fawn Sharp was invited on a helicopter flight over the Olympic ... She drew on the experiences of Indigenous tribes, scientists and activists and asked her 24 students to face the reality that there is no easy fix — that “this is such an ...
What strategies do artists use to engage with climate change? Beyond appealing to our senses and emotions, how do they invite us to think about our world and the way it works – or doesn't? How do they get beyond politics and straight-out activism in order to speak to us on a personal level? The online platform Artists ...
Despite this record-breaking production, climate change activists campaigning to move away from fossil fuels say they are making progress. Here's the idea underpinning the “keep it in the ground” movement: To address climate change, activists say known reserves of fossil fuels will have to be left ...
A new study finds that people who do not have “biospheric concerns” are unconvinced by climate change arguments that hinge on such avatars as polar bears, coral reefs and pikas. Researchers suggest policymakers, activists and the media must choose stories that hit closer to home, by focusing on the ...
He's spent millions on an impeachment ad campaign and will begin a national town hall tour on the subject Thursday night in Columbus, Ohio. Last week, I scheduled an interview with Steyer to talk about the state of climate politics. When we spoke, Steyer talked about how to bring climate change back to ...
Ayeni emerged as a new face of the campaign against climate change at the end of last year when he conquered 320km from Kampala to Kapchorwa. ... is caused by emissions such as carbondioxide from production processes, which trap heat escaping to the atmosphere, thereby causing global warming.
The recent success of the gun control movement in the corporate space is instructive for progressive activists of every stripe today. But this is especially true on the issue of global warming. Like gun control, climate action has sweeping public support but not enough in Washington. Both issues are a matter ...
Do you know the sources that are used to generate electricity for your home and town? I have to admit that, until a couple of years ago, I wasn't aware. So I did what every inquiring US mind would do: I did a Google search. Here's what I found. “The electricity consumed in Rhode Island homes, businesses, ...
Martinez, whose dad is an Aztec Indian and whose mom is an environmental and social activist, started his own journey of activism at the young age of 6. ... to fight," said Martinez, who also is the youth director of Earth Guardians, a tribe of young activists across the globe stepping up to defend the planet.
We wanted to test if this humorous approach could be used to engage young people in climate change activism." The study, "Pathways of Influence in Emotional Appeals: Benefits and Tradeoffs of Using Fear or Humor to Promote Climate Change-Related Intentions and Risk Perceptions," published in the ...
United States case, in which a group of kids are suing the U.S. government for failing to take action on climate change. ... From the resilient indigenous youth who led the #NoDAPL movement, to the young people sueing our governments over climate change, we are a movement of activists who will not take ...

Batangas: Activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia–Philippines climbed the jetty at Shell's refinery in Tabangao, Batangas on Wednesday and unfurled ... The petitioners want the inquiry panel to determine whether respondent oil firms must account for the human rights implications of climate change and ...
About one hundred activists gathered Wednesday to protest Puget Sound Energy's plan to keep producing electricity from coal until 2035. PSE is the company that likely keeps your lights and Wifi on if you live in the Puget Sound area but not in Seattle. The activists' main concern was climate change.
Since the start of this year, major players within the fossil fuel industry – “big oil” – have made some big announcements regarding climate change. ... After all, as scientists, financial experts, and activists have warned, if we want to avoid dangerous climate change, the proven reserves of the world's biggest ...
Ken Ward and four other climate activists took action into their own hands on Oct. 11, 2016, and shut down pipelines in four states. ("The Reluctant Radical"). February ... He said he believes the personal approach of this documentary could inspire people to fight climate change. "I don't think that dry writing ...
Anthony Leiserowitz, the director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, said Americans' opinions about global warming have fluctuated ... In the early 2000s, when Rukavina began her career, Al Gore, the former vice president and climate change activist, had just released his film “An ...
Elaine Schroeder speaks to the Board of Trustees of the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation on divesting from fossil fuel investments during public testimony at its Quarterly Meeting in Juneau on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Gretchen Keiser speaks to the Board of Trustees of the Alaska Permanent Fund ...
'People and planet, not profit' – Greenpeace activists demand Shell show up at climate change and human rights inquiry ... Batangas, Philippines, 21 February 2018 – Activists from Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Philippines unfurled a banner reading “PEOPLE AND PLANET, NOT PROFIT” from Shell's ...
This is the third court case the UK government has lost to ClientEarth, an organization of environmental activist lawyers. As reported by The Guardian, the new ruling will require clean air policies to be overseen by the courts rather than ministers and local officials. “The history of this litigation shows that ...
Project goal: Giving voice to victims and witnesses, and to those most vulnerable to corruption and climate change; preventing corruption in climate funding by increasing confidence and transparency around climate investment. Project implementation: Education and advocacy work, alongside research and ...
The Compact of Colorado Communities was birthed a year ago in climate-change activism in Aspen. But for its coming out party, a suburban location in metro Denver was chosen. Even so, some people believe such discussions are better held without mention of climate change or clean energy. Continue ...
Tara Lee, a spokeswoman for the governor, said that while the office doesn't usually comment on pending litigation, Inslee "has made climate change and clean energy a high priority throughout his life and his career in public service." She pointed to legislation requested by the governor such as the carbon tax that's being ...
On Thursday, a lawyer for the activists told the appeals court judges that climate change is an emergency, and that through the coordinated action by ... "These admitted vandals and trespassers have these concerns, valid as they may be, about global warming, but chose to manifest them by breaking into a ...
Since greenhouse gases produced by food waste are a culprit in climate change, Bethlehem is already adhering to some of the Paris guidelines. (The $240,000 it will use to transform food scraps into compost comes from the state Environmental Conservation Department.) Environmental activist groups that ...
"How many commentators will ask about the impact of climate change on training and preparing for Olympics competition? ... The activist campaign to goad NBC into covering the connection between winter sports and global warming comes on the heels of recently updated climate modeling research that ...
A walk through the exhibitor's hall will evidence the range of affiliated groups who participate in the event: A mix of climate change activists, immigration rights workers, pro-life and anti-death penalty organizations, and everything in between. Teenagers wearing “Black Lives Matter” t-shirts, brush up against ...
SAN FRANCISCO — Opposition to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline has followed Justin Trudeau to sunny California. About a dozen climate change activists, including Vanessa Butterworth of Toronto, demonstrated today outside the hotel where the prime minister was holding meetings with top ...
MOULTON — Wild South will host a viewing of “Before the Flood,” a documentary on climate change, Friday at 7 p.m. at the agency's office at 552 ... In the film, actor Leonardo DiCaprio meets with scientists, activists and world leaders to discuss the dangers of climate change and possible solutions.
Pruitt is once again understating the threat posed by climate change, this time by suggesting that global warming may be a good thing for humanity. .... FILE - In this Sunday, July 24, 2016 file photo, climate change activists carry signs as they march during a protest in downtown in Philadelphia a day before ...
Among the issues on the forefront, climate change activism rings strong among the Women's March participants. ... As people standing on the frontlines of climate change who are gravely concerned about the impacts of global warming, they recognize the devastating actions of legislative policies that ...
Media outlets seized on the video as an example of how climate change is killing its poster child. But behind the headlines is an awkward question: have climate change activists chosen the wrong mascot? The International Union for Conservation of Nature has long considered polar bears (Ursus ...
Student activists brandishing signs arguing that climate change isn't just about the planet. (Laura Hutchinson / Divest ... This story was produced for Student Nation, a section devoted to highlighting campus activism and student movements from students in their own words. For more Student Nation, check ...
If you live in Oakland, brace yourself. In the city's lawsuit with six other California municipalities and counties against petroleum companies, Oakland states that man-made global warming is an ongoing threat that will culminate in 66 inches of sea level rise by century's end, threatening the local economy ...
While he's referring to threats like global warming, Chouinard is also no doubt referring to the Trump administration (the president's image flickers in the ... calling the choice one that “undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most dangerous and ...
The Minnesota cases of Seattle-area residents Emily Johnston and Annette Klapstein are ongoing, with a state appeals court weighing a judge's decision to allow the two women to use the so-called necessity defense. The defense is popular among environmental activists who argue that global warming ...
The outdoor clothing company has launched Patagonia Action Works, a digital platform that informs people of local activism opportunities in the categories ... cut funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, shown a general misunderstanding (and straightforward denial) of climate change, reduced two ...
Professors' exhibits explore contrasts and climate change ... At a gallery in Minneapolis, one Gustavus Adolphus College professor is using paintings of glaciers to illuminate climate change while another professor is using ... The painter doesn't describe herself as a climate change-reduction activist.
Hansen and those who propose full nuclearization as a policy to prevent runaway global warming are probably a minority in the climate-change community, but their stance is very divisive, as they blame antinuclear activists for weakening the overall effort to achieve an energy transition that would allow the ...
Kelly Sims Gallagher, a professor of energy and environmental policy at Tufts, will moderate the discussion with Gore, who was the subject of ''An Inconvenient Truth,'' an Oscar-winning documentary about global warming. Gore received a Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his climate change activism.
Soldati gets heated over global warming at Hampton event ... For me the issue is among the most important that we re facing, the Democratic congressional candidate told a group of party activists meeting Tuesday night at the United Methodist ... Well, climate change is the effect of global warming.
Gore admitted being uncomfortable putting “religion on his sleeve,” yet he increasingly revealed how his faith served as the foundation for his environmental activism. He discussed our ethical “responsibility” to the planet and future generations. He described clean air and clean water as guideposts by ...
The exhibition includes the works of David Brooks, who uses construction materials like roof shingles to draw attention to suburban sprawl, and Dear Climate, a group of activists who make and distribute posters to raise awareness around climate change. Another environmentally focused art show, ...
Conservation organisations have united to call for tougher action on climate change to stop further damage to Scotland's natural and built heritage. WWF Scotland, the National Trust for Scotland and RSPB Scotland warned that animals, plants and buildings were under threat from severe weather, sea level ...
Some 50 shareholder and climate activists earlier this year demanded the company produce an annual report on the risks to its business from extreme climate and government policies seeking to reduce carbon emissions. The resolution was backed by 62 per cent of shares voted in Exxon's May annual ...


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