Climate Change Coalition

Monthly Archives: June 2017


Dane County announces plans to adhere to Climate Paris agreement terms

Dane County will stick to the terms of the Paris climate agreement, despite President Donald Trump’s pulling the United States out of the accord earlier this month, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said Monday.   The county has already met…

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California farmers unite to uphold Paris Agreement goals

Full Belly Farm in Guinda signed it. Earth Equals Farm in San Diego signed it. Nye Ranch in Fort Bragg signed it, too. Last week, the Community Alliance With Family Farmers (CAFF) and the Farmers Guild, its network of local…

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A climate solution where all sides win

Why are we so deadlocked on climate, and what would it take to overcome the seemingly insurmountable barriers to progress? Policy entrepreneur Ted Halstead proposes a transformative solution based on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government. Learn…

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Upcoming Event! 7PM June 21st @ Sevastopol Town Hall

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The news article that predicted the devastating impact of fossil fuels on climate change and warned the damage will be ‘considerable in a few centuries’ – in 1912!

  The article appeared in Rodney and Otamatea Times more than 100 years ago  The unknown author says the burning of coal is creating a ‘blanket’ for the Earth  The ‘greenhouse’ effect was officially first discovered in 1824 by Joseph Fourier…

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Coal to solar switch could save 52,000 US lives per year

So about those coal jobs: Turns out replacing coal with solar could keep a lot more people alive. By Brian Bienkowski The Daily Climate Swapping out coal energy for solar would prevent 52,000 premature deaths in the United States every…

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