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Climate Change

Throughout the Earth’s geological history the atmosphere has gone throGreenhouse ugh cycles of warming and cooling driven by factors including solar radiation and volcanic eruptions. The planet is rapidly warming today, but this time the cause is human activities. 

Because humans are causing global warming, we can cool it down and stabilize the climate. The most important steps are to use energy more efficiently, replace fossil fuels with clean energy sources such as sun and wind, and protect forests.  By taking these steps we will not only stem global warming – We will also provide secure energy supplies and generate new jobs and prosperity in clean technologies.

News and Commentary

Hot shots and carbon champs

Hot shots and carbon champs

If wildfires are a double-edged sword, one edge is getting sharper and sharper.

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How real is “political reality”?

How real is “political reality”?

Try explaining to your grandkids that there was some other “reality” that trumped what we now know about the threats of climate change, and the solutions available to us. How real will politics seem to them, compared to what they’re up against?

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Talk offline Tuesday: conversing about climate change

Talk offline Tuesday: conversing about climate change

Do you find climate crisis conversations with friends, co-workers and family to be important, yet difficult? We're on a mission to practice, practice, practice.

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