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Obama Goes to Copenhagen!

12/1/2009 // By NWF

A day before Thanksgiving, President Obama gave us all a little something more to be thankful for by announcing that he will attend next week’s climate negotiations in Copenhagen. The announcement came after thousands of youth contacted the White House […] Read more >

Unfinished Business

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Here is my posting on National Journal’s blog in response to Senator Majority Leader Harry Reid’s announcement Tuesday that Democrats will wait until to spring to debate climate legislation on the Senate floor: Hope springs eternal, but the idea of […] Read more >

The Road to Copenhagen: Transforming the World’s Energy Economy With 21st Century Solutions

11/19/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

The piece below is my latest editorial from National Wildlife magazine Carbon dioxide pollution knows no political boundaries. Decarbonizing every economy around the world must be our common goal. In a few weeks, National Wildlife Federation will send a team […] Read more >

“The Eyes of the World are on the U.S.”

11/16/2009 // By Miles Grant

The eyes of the world are on the United States, which has the greatest capacity to lead the green economy renaissance that will lower pollution levels and safeguard our children’s future. Copenhagen remains a critical moment to engage all nations in a more ambitious global effort that keeps pace with the latest climate science. Read more >

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part II: Local Efforts

11/16/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Today we present part 2 of a 4 part series on the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where leaders from around the globe will come together to negotiate a new global climate treaty. The Boulder Bubble Local governments […] Read more >

Consequences of Copenhagen, Part I: The stakes

11/12/2009 // By Aislinn Maestas

Today we present part 1 of a 4 part series on the upcoming United Nations Climate Conference in Copenhagen, where leaders from around the globe will come together to negotiate a new global climate treaty. An 'all-in' bet for the […] Read more >

Still Think Climate Change Is Just For Treehuggers?

10/27/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

For those who might still think that climate change only matters to treehuggers, check out what some courageous leaders from communities on the front lines of climate impacts said as they are in Washington, D.C. today to ask their Senators […] Read more >

Can All Senators Hear Growing Clamor for Clean Energy?

10/27/2009 // By Miles Grant

I spent the day watching the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s hearing on the Clean Energy Jobs & American Power Act. But while I listened to Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) deny even basic climate science, what was most remarkable […] Read more >

Get Ready…We’re Up Next

10/16/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

I was glad to see renewed momentum this week for bipartisan Senate action on an energy and climate bill. President Obama said yesterday at a New Orleans town hall meeting that the White House is ready to fight for a […] Read more >

Obama Nobel Peace Prize Timely Reminder of Global Opportunity to Confront Climate Change

10/9/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Here is my response to the announcement of President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize today: “I congratulate President Obama for receiving the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize. The award notes the importance of President Obama’s initiative to lead the country toward ‘a […] Read more >