EPA – do not back down…

The Obama Administration has seen that congress is not willing to pass a climate/energy bill and thus has pushed EPA to move towards the regulation of Greenhouse gas emissions.  The hope was that this set of regulations would be out quickly – within this year.  However, various members of congress – along with several states [...]

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Atlantic Rising – Message in a Bottle

Our new friends from Atlantic Rising emailed us today letting us know that a “message in a bottle” that they had sent across the Atlantic has safely arrived in Brazil!  This is pretty amazing.  Filled with letters from children on the east side of the Atlantic, and intended for children on the west side….
The specific [...]

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Think Global – Act Local…

It is very important to understand the global climate change debate.  The geopolitical back and forth between the US, China, the global Oil and Coal firms verses the major climate organizations….
But – as important as it is to understand the big picture, it is just as important (and more fun!) to take action locally – [...]

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Weekly Mulch: Clock Ticking for Climate Change Legislation

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger
Seven months out from the midterms, electoral anxieties are hampering potential climate change legislation. Election years are a time to pass easy, politically popular policies, and climate change legislation does not fit that bill. For the Senate’s climate change legislation to have a chance, Congress has to sweep through the [...]

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Young Climate Leaders

Each week The Climate Community is pleased to award our Climate Community Citizen of the Week Award to a young person age 16 to 30 for their excellent work in caring for our planet.
Thus far we have given about 40 of these awards out and have been thrilled with the quality of the young people [...]

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Climate Community Citizen of the Week – Miranda M.

Congratulations to Miranda, this weeks Climate Community Citizen of the Week.
We met Miranda through our friends at Roots and Shoots.  Miranda has been doing great work with young people in her community and has especially been a great worker for Roots and Shoots.

Miranda M. is a junior member of Colony High School Roots & Shoots [...]

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Atlantic Rising… great project!

We are just learning about a team of young “Brits” (Atlantic Rising)  who have embarked on an amazing journey to visit, measure and discuss climate change impacts with all the low lying Atlantic communities.  Atlantic Rising is looking at those communities that are at the greatest risk from a 1 meter rise in sea level [...]

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How Sprog Changed My Life…

How Sprog changed my life. No, it isn’t the latest hashtag on twitter, sprog is the week-long summer training program run for and by student environmental organizers, and its how I became a climate activist.
Like many people who start learning the facts about climate change, I got really fired up about the need to do [...]

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World Water Day 2010: What Will You Do?

It is easy to take our freshwater resources for granted.  We wake up, brush our teeth, wash our faces, make our morning coffee, take a shower…  If we were to take an inventory of all our activities that involve water—and how much we use on a daily basis—we’d likely be astonished, especially if we compare [...]

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KidEarth – Song for the Earth….

Here is a pretty uplifting story about a young boy who has written a song about the importance of protecting the earth.  His name is Aitan, and he wrote the song “100 Generations” when he was 12 years old.
The web site he operates is at KidEarth- and there you can find his song and get the [...]

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