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Talking About Climate on This American Life

Last week while running errands I tuned into the NPR program “This American Life.” I caught the first act of “Hot in My Backyard,” the story of how climate change is impacting Colorado and how Colorado‚Äôs State Climatologist, Nolan Doesken … Continue reading

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400 Reasons to Fight – 400 Reasons to Care

Record floods, record storms, record heatwaves, record droughts. 2012 was a year for the record books, but one that didn’t get nearly as much attention as it deserved occurred in June. That’s when 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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Heading to Washington DC for Feb 17 Climate Action

This Friday I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. I’m going to Washington DC where on Sunday, February 17, I will stand with thousands of people – I hope it will be many thousands – to tell the … Continue reading

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How Will Climate Change Affect Minnesota?

It’s easy to find predictions of the global impact of climate change coming from the scientific community — temperature extremes, drought and flooding, giant storm systems. In fact, we’re already seeing the effects because the climate has ALREADY CHANGED. What … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben’s New Math Should Mean Action

Since 1947, the world has lived with a Doomsday Clock telling us how close we are to annihilation of all life on this planet. Before 2007, that time was based on the likelihood of nuclear war. Since 2007, that clock … Continue reading

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