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    September 27, 2012 | 1:22 PM

    Over 160,000 agree: Climate change belongs in the presidential debate

    We recently asked you to tell Jim Lehrer, moderator of the first presidential debate on October 3, to ask a question about the climate crisis — because neither candidate can afford to ignore the most urgent issue of our time. The response was huge.
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    September 26, 2012 | 2:40 PM

    Calling all designers!

    We made the announcement this weekend: On November 14, The Climate Reality Project is hosting 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report. We'll be live online for 24 hours across all 24 time zones — showing how dirty weather in a warming climate is changing our lives. There are many ways you'll be able to get involved. And if you're a graphic artist or a designer, we'd like to ask for your help right now.
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    September 26, 2012 | 10:12 AM

    Drought: Bad for your wallet in more ways than one

    It's cooling down in many parts of the U.S., but the worst drought in decades is still going on. Just when you think the news about the drought can’t get any worse, here’s something else to worry about. A lot of things you buy are about to get more expensive.
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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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