Tag: climate change


The People’s Petition

What do novelist Barbara Kingsolver, actor Ed Begley, Jr., singer Bonnie Raitt and NASA’s chief climatologist, James Hansen, have in common?  They’re among the first to sign the People’s Petition to cap greenhouse gas emissions at 350 ppm (the upper safe limit...

/ April 6, 2010
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Reason No. 4 Why We Need Solar: Cloud Control

I thought I was done blogging on why we need solar – after all, climate politics, toxic plankton and geopolitical conquest seem like reason enough.  But on Tuesday, Greenpeace released a report called “Make IT Green” about the Dark Side...

/ April 1, 2010

Reason No. 3 Why We Need a Solar Revolution

Reason No. 3 is sponsored by VoteVets.org, which has launched a $2 million ad campaign in support of a clean energy and climate bill.  Watch their one-minute ad called “Tough” and forward it to anyone you know who calls themselves...

/ March 31, 2010
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Reason No. 2 Why We Need Solar

In my last post, I took a pretty dim view of the looming climate legislation battle.  Treehugger has a different and more upbeat take, reporting that 22 high-on-health-care Democrats have already whisked off a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry...

/ March 30, 2010

Reason No. 1 Why We Need Solar Power

One of these days Congress is going to try to pass some kind of climate bill, and the word around the Beltway is that politicians with ties to the fossil fuel industry will dig their heels deep into the earth’s...

/ March 29, 2010

Fun (and not so fun) on-line tools

We know, there’s no shortage of ways to waste time on the computer, and we’re not trying to get you in trouble with your boss–but before you get back to work, take a look at three useful tools for folks who...

/ March 10, 2010