21 Feb '15, 12pm

Here’s why climate advocates should love Obama’s community college plan: We already know that President Obama’...

We already know that President Obama’s proposed federal budget is full of goodies to fight climate change . But there are climate benefits hidden in other parts of the budget, too — notably, in the president’s proposal to make community college education available tuition-free for millions of students. Why should climate advocates care about community colleges? Because these colleges are building the knowledge and skills we need to create a sustainable, resilient future. Hundreds of community colleges have formally committed to train students on the importance of sustainability, and to prepare them for green jobs. The American Association of Community Colleges’ Sustainability Education and Economic Development Center helps community colleges deliver best-in-class programs, including a resilience training toolkit and sustainability curricula across all disciplines. Communit...

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grist.org 21 Feb '15, 7pm

We already know that President Obama’s proposed federal budget is full of goodies to fight climate change . But there are ...

Coal-country states declare war on Obama’s clim...

grist.org 21 Feb '15, 12pm

This story is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. This week, representatives from the state-level a...

Understanding Obama’s suckiness on climate: Our own Ben Adler recently published a piece called “8 ways Obama ...

Understanding Obama’s suckiness on climate: Our...

grist.org 19 Feb '15, 1pm

Our own Ben Adler recently published a piece called “8 ways Obama sucks on climate .” It prompted a few thoughts. Everythi...

Southern California Farmer Strives to Build Community and Food Sovereignty

Southern California Farmer Strives to Build Com...

Hop Hopkins is co-founder of Panther Ridge Farm, located near Southern California’s San Gabriel Mountains. (photo courtesy...

The fight over Obama’s Clean Power Plan heats up in the states via @grist

The fight over Obama’s Clean Power Plan heats u...

grist.org 13 Feb '15, 7pm

For background on what follows, see my previous post on the legal question at the heart of the Clean Power Plan. The succe...

Rand Paul is no moderate on climate change

Rand Paul is no moderate on climate change

grist.org 19 Feb '15, 9pm

Journalists love a counterintuitive story, like when a Democrat criticizes unions or a Republican endorses gay marriage. S...

Mongolia Has a Business Plan: It’s Called Singa...

bloomberg.com 25 Feb '15, 12am

(Bloomberg) -- One of the men tasked with making Mongolia attractive to investors again reckons he’ll need about six years...

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350.org 24 Feb '15, 7pm

The long and worthy fight over the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline is at an end, and the time for a decision draws near. We...

Alaskan tribes given tiny amount of cash for climate change resilience: Alaskan Native American communities ar...

Alaskan tribes given tiny amount of cash for cl...

grist.org 20 Feb '15, 12am

Alaskan Native American communities are soon to be the happy(ish?) recipients of $8 million from the U.S. Department of th...

Love coffee, chocolate, or corn? Here’s how #climatechange might affect that.

Love coffee, chocolate, or corn? Here’s how #cl...

earthhour.org 06 Mar '15, 10am

“Right,” Holden said. “No coffee. This is a terrible, terrible planet.” ― James S.A. Corey, Cibola Burn These are lines ou...

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JOIN OUR WEBINAR: can strong #communities be de...

I think we would agree that some architecture like the discredited Brutalist movement is bad for liveability, but do we ag...

Mongolia has a business plan: It's called Singa...

bloomberg.com 26 Feb '15, 3am

(Bloomberg) -- One of the men tasked with making Mongolia attractive to investors again reckons he’ll need about six years...