Starting today, a global wave of peaceful direct actions lasting for 12 days will take place across six continents targeting the world’s most dangerous fossil fuel projects, under the banner of Break Free.
2015 was the hottest year ever recorded and the impacts of climate change are already hitting communities around the world. From […]
Saturday, April 23rd, 2016, 11am to 3pm (Onondaga County, NY)
See renewable energy sources of the future in action today! Learn how they work in our environment. Find out why owners installed them; the costs and benefits and ask your questions!
Climate Change Awareness and Action (CCAA) has arranged a self-guided tour […]
2016 Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference
For communities throughout the eastern United States, historic warm temperatures, rain and flooding closed out 2015 and ushered in 2016. To prepare for and to share strategies for becoming resilient to these climate impacts, Antioch University New England’s (AUNE) Center for Climate Preparedness and Community […]
The glacier has melted at the world’s highest ski resort at the Chacaltaya glacier, and so it has closed for good. Author Ville Miettinen from Helsinki, Finland. Photo: CC BY-SA 2.0. Wikimedia Commons
Ski and Ride While You Still Can.
By G. Harvey and N.R. Mallery
The January-February issue of the Sierra Club’s magazine, […]
Turning Ideas into Action – Special Announcement
Upcoming LES Webinar: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative
The How and Why of Using Proceeds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative to Reduce Your Town & School Energy Costs
February 10, 2016
The state legislature saw to it that $2 million is allocated annually […]
BURLINGTON, Vt. – U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders issued the following statement after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration released new analyses today confirming that 2015 was Earth’s hottest year by the widest margin:“The debate is over. Fourteen of the last 16 years have been the hottest ever recorded. […]
By George Harvey
Knowledge of human-caused climate change has been around for a long time. An early scientific paper on the connection between carbon dioxide (CO2) and changes in the Earth’s climate, based on scientific measurement of CO2’s ability to absorb infrared emissions, appeared in 1896.
Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil. Photo: […]
By Jim Stiles
Our future is in danger, but we have a powerful solution. We have the ability to face climate change head on. A carbon compensation fee levied upon polluters can be an important tool to reduce carbon emissions. This will help nearly everyone both in their pocketbooks and with their health. […]