Editor’s Notes: What would Warren Buffett do?

Climate Change, Inc. by Heather Shayne Blakeslee Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe (R), one of America’s most influential climate science deniers, famously threw a snowball on the floor of the Senate this past February, his way of calling for calm amid what he calls climate change “hysteria.” It was a publicity stunt that is, unfortunately, emblematic

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A better future is out there. Will we build walls or bridges?

Our Infrastructure, Ourselves by Heather Shayne Blakeslee Humans move in response to stimuli, just like most other living beings on this planet, whether it’s reflexively withdrawing our hand when we are burned by a pot on the gas stove, or deciding to take a back road when the highway is jammed.  Both are relatively quick

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Protest the Keystone XL Pipeline While Obama is in Philadelphia

People in Lawrence, Kansas, protest during President Obama’s visit. | Photos courtesy 350.org As the president meets with House Democrats, activists will urge them to reject Keystone XL and take meaningful action on climate   Tomorrow, as President Obama visits Philadelphia to meet with House Democrats and plan their Congressional agenda, hundreds of climate change

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Book Review: Climate Cover-Up

Climate Cover-Up:The Crusade to Deny Global Warming by James Hoggan with Richard Littlemore, Greystone Books, $15It is no accident that about 41 percent of our fellow Americans believe that the seriousness of global warming is being exaggerated. It’s hard to believe that there’s any doubt anymore—it’s like believing that smoking doesn’t cause health problems.

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Activism: 350.org’s International Day of Climate Action

Ray Anderson will be in Philadelphia this month as the keynote speaker for 350.org’s International Day of Climate Action. What is 350.org? It’s an international campaign founded by American environmentalist and writer Bill McKibben, which focuses on reversing the disastrous path of our earth’s climate through a worldwide Day of Climate Action.

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