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Climate Justice 4.6.2009 Orion Magazine Articles
To fix the climate, get serious about solving poverty.
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World's Next Big Climate Pact Begins to Take Shape 3.6.2009 Truthout.com
This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany, to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime. A two-year march toward a new treaty to combat global warming is pausing briefly in Bonn to give negotiators from 182 countries their first crack at tackling a rough draft of an agreement. Despite differences over some difficult issues, there is cautious optimism that negotiators could make progress especially now that the US is playing what many see as a more constructive role than it did under the Bush administration. Over the next two weeks, country representatives will debate and overhaul as much of a 53-page "negotiating text" as they can to get a draft pact ready for government ministers to consider in December at the ...
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Headlines for June 1, 2009 1.6.2009 Democracy Now!
General Motors Declares Bankruptcy, Anti-Abortion Activist Arrested in Killing of Kansas Doctor, Report: Global Warming Causes 300,000 Deaths Each Year, White House to Create “Cyber Czar” Position, Military Contractors Hired to Wage Cyberwarfare, Petraeus Admits US Violated Geneva Conventions, Obama Urges Court Not to Release Uyghurs into US, White House Sides with Saudi Royal Family in 9/11 Lawsuit, Obama Defends Sotomayor Nomination in Response to GOP Attacks, Limbaugh and Tancredo Accuse Sotomayor of Being Racist, US and Cuba to Hold Talks, 7,000 Indigenous Activists Gather in Peru, Six Killed After Abbas-Backed Forces Raid Hamas Hideout, President of Ohio State Resigns from Board of Massey Energy, Los Angeles School District Cancels Summer School ...
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Headlines for June 1, 2009 1.6.2009 Democracy Now!
General Motors Declares Bankruptcy, Anti-Abortion Activist Arrested in Killing of Kansas Doctor, Report: Global Warming Causes 300,000 Deaths Each Year, White House to Create “Cyber Czar” Position, Military Contractors Hired to Wage Cyberwarfare, Petraeus Admits US Violated Geneva Conventions, Obama Urges Court Not to Release Uyghurs into US, White House Sides with Saudi Royal Family in 9/11 Lawsuit, Obama Defends Sotomayor Nomination in Response to GOP Attacks, Limbaugh and Tancredo Accuse Sotomayor of Being Racist, US and Cuba to Hold Talks, 7,000 Indigenous Activists Gather in Peru, Six Killed After Abbas-Backed Forces Raid Hamas Hideout, President of Ohio State Resigns from Board of Massey Energy, Los Angeles School District Cancels Summer School ...
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Headlines for June 1, 2009 1.6.2009 Democracy Now!
General Motors Declares Bankruptcy, Anti-Abortion Activist Arrested in Killing of Kansas Doctor, Report: Global Warming Causes 300,000 Deaths Each Year, White House to Create “Cyber Czar” Position, Military Contractors Hired to Wage Cyberwarfare, Petraeus Admits US Violated Geneva Conventions, Obama Urges Court Not to Release Uyghurs into US, White House Sides with Saudi Royal Family in 9/11 Lawsuit, Obama Defends Sotomayor Nomination in Response to GOP Attacks, Limbaugh and Tancredo Accuse Sotomayor of Being Racist, US and Cuba to Hold Talks, 7,000 Indigenous Activists Gather in Peru, Six Killed After Abbas-Backed Forces Raid Hamas Hideout, President of Ohio State Resigns from Board of Massey Energy, Los Angeles School District Cancels Summer School ...
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'We Know What to Do: Why Don't We Do It?' 30.5.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by John Vidal

Wangari Maathai's office in fuming, downtown Nairobi is full of citations and mementos, but there is one special photograph. It's of her and Barack Obama planting an olive tree in Uhuru park in the city centre in October 2006. It could be any two celebrities posing for a routine photo call, but there is a strong connection between the spiffy, young American senator on his way to the White House and the flamboyant older woman dressed in canary yellow who had just become the first African woman to win a Nobel prize.

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Gore’s green groups kick into campaign mode to push climate legislation 28.5.2009 Grist Topics | Results for Muckraker

Al Gore is drawing lessons from the Obama campaign as he works to rally support for the Waxman-Markey climate and energy bill in the House.



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AUSTRALIA: Carbon budget blowout 24.5.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Two protesters abseiled from the front of parliament house on May 13 in a dramatic protest against the federal government’s policies on climate change.
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Our Appetite for Animals Is Taking Us Toward Apocalypse 16.5.2009 AlterNet
Cutting your meat-eating habits is one of the most impactful ways you can prevent drastic changes to our climate.
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Bill McKibben: How to Get Obama and Congress to Do the Right Thing on Climate Change 6.5.2009 AlterNet
Author/activist Bill McKibben talks how to create a massive movement for change.
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Green-Leaning Mayors: Newsom, Daley, Bloomberg And More 5.5.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Climate change is a global problem--but as of yet, there's no global solution. That's why mayors across the U.S. are taking action, from building green...
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AUSTRALIA: ’You fail to act’ 3.5.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
The following open letter is to Tasmanian federal Labor MP Duncan Kerr, from Resistance.
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AUSTRALIA: Greens and socialist candidates speak 3.5.2009 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Green Left Weekly spoke to Fremantle by-election candidates Adele Carles (WA Greens) and Sam Wainwright (Socialist Alliance) to ask what they hoped to achieve through their election campaigns
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Washington Forum Draws Worst Greenhouse Polluters 27.4.2009 CommonDreams.org Headlines
by Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON - Diplomats from the world's biggest greenhouse gas polluters including the United States, China and India are set to take part in a forum on Monday at the U.S. State Department aimed at getting a U.N. agreement to curb global warming. The two-day meeting of so-called major economies is meant to jump-start climate talks in advance of a December deadline, when the international community meets in Copenhagen to find a follow-up agreement to the Kyoto Protocol, which limits climate-warming greenhouse emissions and expires in 2012. ...
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Lance Simmens: Luddites Live On 25.4.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
John Boehner's job is to advance policies that will make a positive difference for all Americans, not to pander to the Luddites who are fearful of new technologies and scientific development.
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Todd Wilkinson: The Return of Citizen King 24.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
After years of pushing Congress to protect a vast swath of her adopted Northern Rockies, Carole King may finally have a more receptive audience.
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Robert Redford: Making Every Day Earth Day 23.4.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Today, pause for a moment and take full advantage of the unprecedented array of tools we have for connecting with others and expressing your views on how to protect the environment.
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Greenpeace’s new leader talks up need for a green grassroots 15.4.2009 Grist Topics | Results for Muckraker

Greenpeace USA’s announcement on Tuesday that the group is elevating its grassroots director to serve as the next executive director sends a clear signal that the 38-year-old environmental organization is focused on growing its membership and playing a lead role in rallying public support for big changes in U.S. energy and climate policies.



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Youth in Action: May Boeve, Climate Change Activist 15.4.2009 WireTap Magazine
You Voted, Now What? For Boeve, becoming an activist begins with small things--like setting up a lemonade stand.
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The Challenge for Africa: Kenyan Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai on Obama, Climate Change and War 10.4.2009 Democracy Now!
We turn now to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning Kenyan environmentalist, lawmaker and civil society activist, Wangari Maathai. Her latest book, The Challenge for Africa, tackles the broad obstacles to living in peace, justice, environmental and economic security for the one billion people across the continent of Africa. [includes rush transcript]
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