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    September 23, 2012 | 1:45 AM

    Announcing 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report

    Our Chairman, former Vice President Al Gore, just announced a worldwide, online event taking place on November 14, 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report. Watch the announcement here:
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    September 21, 2012 | 2:00 PM

    Dirty weather, food security and the 2012 drought

    As we pollute our atmosphere and warm our climate, extreme and disruptive weather is becoming a part of our lives. Here’s one big example of this dirty weather: Extreme drought.
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    September 19, 2012 | 2:30 PM

    A global crisis, state by state

    What does global warming look like across the United States? Check out these eye-opening photos in the LA Times; Dramatic visual evidence that climate change isn’t just on its way in the future, it’s happening now.
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    September 14, 2012 | 12:00 PM

    Balancing the (carbon) budget

    How best to achieve a balanced budget is a topic of fierce debate, of course. But people on both sides of the political aisle seem to generally agree that a balanced budget is a good thing — that spending more than you’re bringing in isn’t sustainable, and comes with consequences, like debt. The same logic should be applied to our carbon budget.
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    September 13, 2012 | 9:00 AM

    Will Obama and Romney debate climate change?

    I watched the conventions for both major political parties hoping to hear what they intend to do about climate change. Sadly, I didn't hear much that was real.
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    September 11, 2012 | 7:50 AM

    Preserving the Clean Development Mechanism, a global climate necessity

    The world faces an unprecedented triple threat in the fight to solve the climate crisis. The Earth’s climate is on a precipice, and it appears now that we could tumble out of control into catastrophic changes that we can never reverse. International efforts to negotiate a solution are falling far short of what is required to avoid this climate disaster. And on top of this, global carbon markets, a vital policy instrument to fight climate change, are collapsing.
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    September 10, 2012 | 12:00 PM

    100% Renewable — 100% Doable

    When Al Gore challenged the nation in his famous 2008 speech to achieve 100% renewable electricity within 10 years, Gordian Raacke listened. He picked up on Mr. Gore’s challenge and wondered whether Long Island could meet the electricity needs of its 3 million people with renewable energy technologies available today.
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    September 06, 2012 | 10:28 AM

    Why it’s urgent

    As climate activists, we feel it in our gut. Climate change is not only real, it is the challenge of our time. And it’s crucial that we act now — today, right this minute — to tackle it.
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    September 05, 2012 | 12:30 PM

    After Hurricane Isaac, flooding victims are too hot

    The weather in Louisiana isn’t cooperating with residents trying to deal with storm damage from Hurricane Isaac. It’s so hot and sticky that Louisiana’s Secretary of Health and Hospitals issued a stark warning about the heat: “This is a serious condition that can kill you.”
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    August 30, 2012 | 1:20 PM

    Is an oil rig afraid of climate change?

    As Hurricane Isaac exited the Gulf of Mexico and passed over Louisiana, more than 600,000 customers in the state lost power and tens of thousands of people were told to evacuate. This is a big storm, and many people are dealing with severe flooding and wind damage. But there’s another group with eyes glued to Isaac’s path: the fossil fuel industry.
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