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    October 06, 2011 | 12:43 PM

    24 hours of power is now a reality in Namibia

    During hot summers in the American Northeast, blackouts are inconveniences that might make city dwellers suffer without air conditioning for a few hours. Halfway around the world in Namibia, however, blackouts are a daily part of life across all seasons and can impact daily survival.
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    October 06, 2011 | 9:25 AM

    Report identifies top 10 countries at risk from natural disasters

    Joined by UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, leaders at the annual Pacific Islands Forum emphasized that climate change endangers the security, well being and livelihoods of peoples of this region. A sober reminder that these countries are at the front lines of the climate change battle, and that we all need to do our part to help them safeguard their future.
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    October 05, 2011 | 9:51 AM

    Why does climate change lead to more floods and droughts?

    Pumping carbon pollution into the air is like trying to beat someone playing with crooked dice. We may get lucky for a spell, but we can't beat the odds forever.

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    October 04, 2011 | 3:17 PM

    Youth: Leading the way in solving a crisis

    Who has the most at stake in the climate crisis? That's easy: Young people like me. And as 24 Hours of Reality draws to a close, we're proud and encouraged to see youth movements emerging all over the world to combat climate change.
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    October 04, 2011 | 11:34 AM

    Coffee, cassava, and climate change: A new recipe for Brazil's farmers

    New crops don't just mean new ingredients for dinner; they mean a recipe for a whole new lifestyle. What we eat is closely tied to our identity, culture, traditions and our communities' values. We all need to ask ourselves: Are we willing to let climate change alter such a significant part of who we are?
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    October 03, 2011 | 10:13 AM

    'Yellowstone, coming home'... no more?

    As someone who has a deep and abiding love of the outdoors, and agrees with Ken Burns that national parks like Yellowstone are truly “America’s Best Idea,” I am dismayed that we’re allowing one of America’s most special spaces to suffer because of our inaction on climate change.
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    September 30, 2011 | 10:46 AM

    Grassroots: Joining together to change the world

    Against all odds, grassroots movements in the past have successfully pushed their leaders for wide-scale political change. Now it's time for everyday citizens to join another grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis.
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    September 29, 2011 | 10:19 AM

    The Solar Bowl

    If Sunday's football fan becomes Monday's climate activist, we'll be squarely on the path to winning the conversation on climate change.
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    September 29, 2011 | 10:06 AM

    Want to learn about climate change? Have a party.

    Millions of people watched the live broadcast of 24 Hours of Reality — and some people took the opportunity to have a party. All over the world, communities organized watch parties that gave people an opportunity to view the presentation, discuss it among themselves and have some fun along the way.
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    September 28, 2011 | 2:19 PM

    Businesses understand: It pays to solve the climate crisis

    Over the past several years, electric utilities, automobile manufacturers, investors and other businesses have started to recognize that climate change is real and that humans are contributing to it. These companies also realize that they can be part of the solution -- and that it makes business sense to do so.
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