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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 ...
As climate-change lawsuits against the oil industry mount, Exxon Mobil Corp. is taking a bare-knuckle approach rarely seen in legal disputes: It's ... The company claims the lawyers, public officials and environmental activists are "conspiring" against it in a coordinated legal and Public Relations campaign.
While just about everyone acknowledges climate change is bad, actually taking action to stop it continues to be wildly controversial, and Big Oil remains ... Naomi Klein, author and activist, joins other Actors, activists, and musicians in launching the Leap Manifesto outlining a climate and economic vision for ...
"When national politics are aggressively undermining U.S. commitments to fight climate change, it is up to local jurisdictions and institutions like ours to lead," Lewis & Clark President Wim Wiewel said. "I applaud the trustees for their action. We must be more than pioneers by name, we must be pioneers by ...
Ken Ward, 61, a longtime environmental activist from New England, closed a shut-off valve on Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline near Mount Vernon, ..... He felt compelled to do more, and in the summer of 2012, at the suggestion of a friend, he traveled to San Francisco for climate-change activism ...
environmental activist Bill McKibben is known for writing grim volumes like The End of Nature, widely regarded as the first book about climate change. ... global warming is a major theme of Radio Free Vermont, where the main characters, all avid Skiers, find themselves trying to cope with an unseasonably ...
Lennox Yearwood Jr., the president and CEO of the community activism group Hip Hop Caucus and other activists discussed the importance of respecting the environment and staving off the impacts of climate change by moving away from fossil fuel and toward alternative energy sources. The event, "Fossil ...
political activists too often seem to have a patch over only one eye. They repeat untruths and exaggerations that work against sensible resolution. Marjorie McCloy ("We should teach students about climate change -- the correct way," Dec. 20) appears to be uninformed of the scope and extent of variation of ...
... propose bill encouraging taxpayers to fight climate change ... chance to speak internationally to people facing the common crisis of global warming." ... take action against climate change, even if they're not typically activists.
... will raise awareness and compel viewers to become climate change activists. ... "Ekonama made an environmental activist out of my mother.
"climate change is real," the Alaska Republican told an audience in Anchorage. ... on one side, and Democrats and environmental activists on the other. ... pointed to a recent congressional audit warning that global warming ...
... Nations and climate change activists is "all-powerful government" that would ... 2016, White pushed a conspiratorial view of climate change activism, ... The United Nations didn't create the climate change or global warming ...
global warming isn't just an environmental problem -- it will affect every ... Institute for Climate Research held a conference on climate change impacts, ... only among a relatively small community of scientists and activists.
They discuss local climate change education efforts, how the military is responding to the real threats of climate change, and the conundrum ...
Emily Ferguson (left) and Emily Abrams recently participated in a three-day Climate Reality Project focused on solutions to climate change.
A Minnesota judge ruled that three activists charged with felonies can ... no legal alternative to protect citizens from climate change impacts. ... A fourth activist filmed it. ... the impacts of global warming and that they had no legal alternative. .... Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Portraying Environmental Activism as ...
... the "built-in" effects of global warming they are already observing. ... out climate-smart communities, engaging in climate activism and ...
BISMARCK, N.D. -- A lawyer for an environmental activist convicted of ... 2016, to draw attention to climate change by turning off valves on five ... Other activists targeted pipelines in Minnesota, Montana and Washington state.
"The documentary is about different views on climate change within the ... "We are following a few people who are activists and then a few people who ... tend to be more activist than those in the United Kingdom or in Europe.
In 1989, a guy named Bill McKibben wrote the book End of Nature. It was the first book on climate change intended for a general audience.
... including trips to Panama to map climate change effects and to the ... hops on Skype and talks to environmental activists around the world, ...
climate change activists protested inside the Capitol Hill office of ... the role of global warming and fossil fuels in the recent spate of hurricanes.
Geldof, who is known for his political activism, has previously called ... really captured by the existential threat of climate change," he said.
We've all heard it. climate change is real. There's overwhelming data to prove it and apocalyptic predictions to match. In the environmental ...
Why not environmental activism? ... For these churches, climate change connects a long list of social and economic ... number of Americans who say they think global warming will harm the world's poor rose from 49 to ... The rally brought together Navajo activists, environmental groups and religious leaders ...



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