In his 2013 inaugural speech following his 2012 re-election, President Barack Obama made it very clear that Climate Change would be the cornerstone of his second term:  We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure...
In this post, Franke James continues her relentless opposition to Keystone XL by asking President Barack Obama to say NO to Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Harper has said that he will not take NO for an answer. But...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...
According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
The second Presidential candidate debate is turning out to be the most important day of the campaign for Obama – it’s D-Day. After a poor performance during the first debate, he now faces the crucial task of pivoting the momentum...
Climate Change is the  most serious public health threat facing the world. The National Climate Assessment reports on what global warming looks like in the United States. Extreme summer heat kills more people each year than hurricanes, tornadoes, floods...
If Winston Churchill were around today, he would point out that we have now entered a ‘period of consequences’ (a term coined by Churchill in 1939 about the ominous signs of an imminent war). Only today, the war is against...
The election of Donald Trump and a climate-denial administration is worrisome for the climate movement and the future of the Paris Agreement. Given that Trump vows to reverse President Obama's climate actions, should Canada pull back on its carbon...