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Climate Impacts Day: A chance to connect the dots

May 1, 2012 | 5:07 pm | , Director of Strategic Partnerships and Events

Climate change is happening now, and it’s up to all of us to connect the dots between the climate crisis and the extreme weather we’ve seen around the world. So we’re thrilled that in just a few days, our friends at 350.org are hosting Climate Impacts Day in order to share the message that climate change truly does affect us all.

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Teens sue the government for violating its public trust duties

April 13, 2012 | 3:01 pm | , Compliance Counsel

Last week, a group of young citizens sat in Courtroom 17 before the federal District Court in Washington, D.C. They were there for a hearing in a lawsuit commenced in May 2011 by Alec Loorz, one of our own Climate Presenters; four other teens from California and Virginia; and two environmental nonprofit organizations. What do they want out of this lawsuit? To hold the U.S. government accountable for preserving the atmospheric public trust.

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A victory for The Lorax

January 27, 2012 | 10:31 am | , Digital Director

I was deeply inspired by Mr. Wells’ fourth grade class. They changed the moment for The Lorax by making sure the film wasn’t just about movie tickets and extra-large sodas, but acknowledging the full truth about the climate crisis and providing a platform to take action.

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Marooned by climate change

January 15, 2012 | 11:57 am | , Solutions Analyst

What some communities are facing is almost incomprehensible. Because most of us live in large cities, we have easy access to groceries, supplies and services. Have you ever lived in a remote area where global warming impacted your access? Or, like many of us, can you scarcely imagine what life would mean if you found yourself stranded by climate change?

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