Republican Jim Brainard Believes in the Science of Climate Change

Direct about the fact that the party of environmentalist Teddy Roosevelt has become entrenched in refuting the findings of the larger scientific community, Brainard said, “You have to trust 97 percent of scientists.”

“The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs

Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”

IPCC Report: Impacts, Adapation, Vulnerability

The top phrases pulled from the report are drought, extreme heat, floods, coastal erosion, disease, hunger, food instability, war and refugees.

“We Are Not Doing Enough to Counter Climate Deniers” – Madeleine Albright

Albright referenced those who maintain the science remains unproven as “delusional” and “flat earth people.”

Partisan Politics Highlight Climate Action Review

Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE) seemed to have dropped in to a different hearing altogether when he expressed the hope that both sides of the aisle could “come together” to deal with “these serious environmental issues.”

Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal

I thought of all the amazing people that have been on my radar over the past twelve months. They are on the front lines of activism to heal the planet.

Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature

The National Climate Assessment, recently released in draft form, related that since 1895 there has been a 1.5 degree Fahrenheit increase in temperature.

Should the Media Deny the Denier?

The report by Media Matters found that the “Media Sowed Doubt In Coverage Of UN Climate Report.”

EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Makes A “Moral Obligation To The Next Generation”

McCarthy, who doesn’t pull any punches, stated, “Climate change caused by carbon pollution is one of the most significant public threats of our time.”

Social Good Summit 2013

As to the debate on the benefits of “clicktavism” or the impact of social media—the take away was: “Stop differentiating between online and offline and figure out how to get the job done.”