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Climate News: Top Stories for the Week of Feb. 18-24

Every Friday, we round up the most interesting and insightful climate stories from the week. Check in to learn about major developments, new findings, and effective solutions for addressing climate change.   CLIMATE ACTION   A prominent cast of health professionals and climate professionals gathered in Atlanta on Feb. 16 for the Climate & Health […]

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Creating the New Energy Future: Climate Leadership Across the Country

In the ten years since An Inconvenient Truth came out, the impacts of climate change have grown increasingly severe. The amount of carbon pollution we emit globally each day is staggering. And yet, in his recent TED talk about climate change, Al Gore was overwhelmingly optimistic about our future. Why? As the pace of innovation […]

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The Key to Engaging Conservatives on Climate Change Issues

Much has been written about the partisan divide on climate – conservatives are far more likely than liberals or moderates to express doubt about climate change or oppose climate action. If we are to build widespread, mainstream support for climate solutions, we’ll need to get conservatives on board – but how?   This Washington Post […]

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Al Gore at SXSW: We’re At a Fork in the Road on Climate

The South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin is all about innovative thinking and bright visions of the future. So it made sense that Al Gore kicked off the event with a speech about the need for increased positive action on climate change. As he noted, the world is at a critical time, with rising […]

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Sandy’s Power Reduces Skeptics’ Power

When NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making statements such as, “Anyone who say’s there’s not a dramatic change in weather patterns, I think, is denying reality” while addressing the public on Sandy, you can almost feel the shift in action on climate in America. Suddenly, instead of climate change being untouchable public topic, multiple leaders […]

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Why Americans Forget About Climate Change

Climate change has already begun impacting the world around us, and its consequences will only deepen with time, yet many Americans frustratingly ignore the issue and continue to live their routine daily lives without making climate-conscious decisions. In this article, Sami Grover, an environmental activist and co-creative director at The Change Creation, outlines 4 main […]

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Reality. It’s not an opinion.

The Climate Reality Project launched this week and it’s calling on the world to join together on September 14 for 24 hours of focus on the reality of climate change to “show the world what can change in a day.” See the video about the event, narrated by Al Gore, here.   Posted 7.12.2011 on […]

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The Failure of Al Gore: Part One

Although Al Gore’s intentions for educating the public on climate change and motivating people to take action are sincere, in this article Walter Russell Mead explains why he thinks Gore’s lifestyle extravagances off-stage and off-camera could be deterring public support for climate change. If Gore is going to ask others to alter their lifestyle, he […]

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Al Gore’s Our Choice is now an app

Climate education has received a digital makeover, making learning about climate change a visually stimulating and interactive experience for the general (iPad/iPhone owning) public.  This USA Today article reports that Al Gore's Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis is now offered as a rich app that includes 250 full-screen images, geotagged locations, […]

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How Fox News Debunks Global Warming

How Fox News Debunks Global Warming

This Treehugger article brings attention to an ad a Fox News journalist posted requesting a source to "point out the ridiculousness" of statements Al Gore recently made on the effects of global warming, even if the person accepts  "the somewhat-implausible argument."  This blatant desperation for anyone, regardless of qualifications or true beliefs on climate change, […]

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