Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change

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Monitoring stations all over the arctic are reading greenhouse gas concentrations of 400 parts per million – a grim new milestone that dims hope of reversing runaway climate change. Millions of pounds of methane lay dormant in arctic ice, threatening to accelerate climate change when it melts, violent weather, drought, flooding and other disasters are […]

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If Bill McKibben’s A Communist, Call Me Alexandra Kollontai

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Increasingly shameful to members of America’s conservative wing, Glenn Beck evokes Code Red by dismissing 350.org as “Communistic.” Sadly, he’s no match for our witty friend Bill McKibben. Who the hey is Alexandra Kollontai, you ask? Why, she is the author of  The Autobiography of a Sexually Emancipated Communist Woman. Of the year 1917, a time when Bolsheviks […]

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Get Mad With Bill McKibben: 10-10-10

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Get mad about poor energy policies that are heating up our planet, and then get organized on 10-10-10 I was taught the value of balanced writing free of slanted language.  “Let the facts speak for themselves,” my noble university professors proclaimed. “Don’t appeal to emotion.” But as a working environmental journalist emotionally and intellectually saturated […]

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