Opinion

Heaven help us if we don’t heed his call

Decades from now, climate scientist James Hansen will occupy a prominent place in our history books, but what we don't know now is whether humankind will heed his alarm or go on with business as usual.

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Climate change legislation - one of the next big battles

Among the next big things — climate change legislation looms large.

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A blizzard of nonsense

Despite right-wingers' igloo jokes, more snow is actually more proof of global warming.

Climate change moves and countermoves

From right to left, players on all sides of the legislative and political battlefield are trying to move the debate their way.

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2010 elections key to building a green, demilitarized economy

In a Dec. 4 editorial entitled, "The Welfare State and Military Power," the Wall Street Journal actually said something I agree with: you can't have both guns and butter.

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Marx in Copenhagen

"Goodbye Africa, goodbye South Asia; goodbye glaciers and sea ice, coral reefs and rainforest; it was nice knowing you." Such was George Monbiot's dismay as the recent Copenhagen Climate Conference ended.

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Bad news and (some very limited) good news out of Copenhagen

Was the conference a bust, a success, a waste of time, or  something else?

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Hot air, cold facts clash at Copenhagen climate meet

Sarah Palin, climate change "skeptics," Al Gore and an island nation that may disappear under the sea - all are weighing in as world leaders debate what to do about global warming.

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Worker co-ops, the Blue Green Alliance and Mondragon

Are worker owned co-ops sponsored by Mondragon of Spain, the United Steel Workers (USW), and the Blue Green Alliance (BGA) the future of alternative energy production in the U.S.?

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Ice, snow, so where’s the global warming?

As winter weather hits, many people confuse the current weather (cold) with the long-term direction of the climate (warmer).

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