Posted on November 1, 2013 by dandelionsalad
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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
November 1, 2013
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to prepare the Nation for the impacts of climate change by undertaking actions to enhance climate preparedness and resilience, it is hereby ordered as follows:
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Posted on October 29, 2013 by dandelionsalad
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democracynow on Oct 29, 2013
democracynow.org – Today marks the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy hitting the New York region, becoming one of the most destructive storms in the nation’s history. On October 29, 2012, the hurricane blasted New York City with a record storm surge as high as 13 feet, as well as the Jersey Shore and New England, ultimately killing 159 people along the East Coast and damaging more than 650,000 homes. The storm caused $70 billion in damage across eight states. Millions were left without power in the New York region, some for weeks. We are joined by two women who have played key roles in the region’s recovery: Terri Bennett, a founder of Respond and Rebuild, one of the first groups to help low-income residents of the Rockaways rebuild after Superstorm Sandy, and also focused on providing free mold remediation that eventually inspired the city’s similar program; and Jessica Roff, a founder of Restore the Rock, a nonprofit created by Sandy volunteers who met while working out of a space in the Rockaways called YANA, or You Are Never Alone, where they operated a free health clinic, legal clinic and trained and dispatched hundreds of volunteers.
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Posted on October 1, 2013 by dandelionsalad
Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis, and a participant in the ecosocialist coalition System Change Not Climate Change, reports on the latest report on climate change–and the Wall Street non-response to it.
October 1, 2013
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“The conventional wisdom on the world’s stock markets is that all listed reserves will be exploited and burnt.”
– “Unburnable Carbon 2013: Are the World’s Financial Markets Carrying a Carbon Bubble,” report by Carbon Tracker Initiative
“Developing new green technology, hiring workers and investing in new productive facilities involves a real risk: it may not be as profitable as purely speculative investments.
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Posted on September 30, 2013 by dandelionsalad
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with Chris Hedges
The Public on Sep 27, 2013
A wide-ranging interview with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, and outspoken public intellectual Chris Hedges on his latest book ‘Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt’ and his life spent fighting for political and social justice. Recorded for The Public on CIUT 89.5FM in Toronto, August 2012.
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Posted on September 30, 2013 by dandelionsalad
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TheRealNews on Sep 30, 2013
James Boyce: Cost-benefit analysis of carbon emissions has shortcomings.
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