Monthly Archives: February 2012

Moving the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline fight into the election year

In a February 1 telecon, activist Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org and key player in the fight against the proposed pipeline, discussed moving the fight against KXL into the election year, as well as making climate change an issue in … Continue reading

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Questions from Al Jazeera on US climate and environmental policy in an election year

Al Jazeera English asked us on Inside Story: US 2012:  How do we assess Obama’s performance on climate change during the past three years? Environmental concerns don’t figure very highly when people are asked to prioritize their concerns ahead of … Continue reading

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“Like dentists practicing cardiology” – Climate scientists respond to Wall Street Journal disinformer op-ed. When you’re talking about planetary life suppport, it really matters what your credentials are.

In a letter to the WSJ, 38 climate science experts call down Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper for publishing an op-ed (“No Need to Panic About Global Warming”) “by the climate-science equivalent of dentists practicing cardiology. While accomplished in their own fields,” … Continue reading

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