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It’s Do Something Wednesday at ClimateMama, and we invite you to join us today and DO Something to help create a brighter future that advances climate solutions that will help us all! In the NYC area, where I hail from, … Continue reading

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Tweet Share Our Climate Mama has a personal interest in the Keystone XL pipeline. It originates in her home province, tracks across her adopted country, and carries some of the most energy intensive, carbon producing fuel in the world. It … Continue reading

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Tweet Share I live 24 miles from mid-town Manhattan as the crow flies, the center of the world, where the action never stops, and the lights never dim. Yet in my corner of NJ, where most people live in single … Continue reading

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Tweet Share Since getting arrested on August 23rd as part of the Tar Sands Action protesting the building of the Keystone XL pipeline, my life has changed in more ways than I can count. Both practically and figuratively, I feel … Continue reading

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Tweet My family was lucky. No one was hurt. No fallen trees. No flooded basement, and we had and still have power. We also had plenty of time to prepare for Irene, a massive but slow moving storm. Our bathtub … Continue reading

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Tweet This week is one for the history books; including my very own personal history book! As of August 24, 2011, close to 300 people have been arrested in the largest civil disobedience action in the American environmental movement’s recent … Continue reading

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Tweet We are loading up the car, ready to burn fossil fuels, albeit in our hybrid, as we prepare for our road trip to DC to take part in the Tar Sands Action against the XL Keystone Pipeline that would … Continue reading

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Tweet Back to school, naked and climate activism – commonality, connection….let’s see. With a pending “arrest” for climate activism in my near future, going back to school and all it usually entails for busy parents somehow seems lower on the … Continue reading

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Tweet What’s all the fuss? Mark Ruffalo gives a great “1 minute” intro into why we should all care if there is a pipeline built to carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada to Texas. Grab the kids in your … Continue reading

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Tweet I flew across the country recently, and I knew we would succeed. I could stop worrying every minute, as there below me were signs of hope. I believe that America will win the renewable energy race against time. The … Continue reading

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