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It’s Not as Simple as Rebellion – The ability to hold paradoxes is one of the key demands for climate leadership

Over the past two years, Extinction Rebellion (XR) emerged into the climate movement with explosive energy. Thousands of people in Europe and the United States mobilized to engage in civil disobedience to demand that our political leaders take radical action to avert climate catastrophe. Particularly in Britain, XR has catalyzed an unprecedented level of public […]

July 11th

Why we need a global Green New Deal NOW

The global economy is collapsing. When the pandemic began, experts at the International Monetary Fund predicted that we would see the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression. This week, they announced that it will be even worse than they thought. This disaster comes into a world already facing record inequality, desperate poverty, and a growing climate crisis. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

Election 2020: Citizens Climate Lobby activists motivate Georgia environmentalists to cast their ballots

With the 2020 election nearly upon us, many members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby have been looking for more ways to inspire positive action on climate change issues while continuing to practice social distancing amidst COVID-19. One of those ways is encouraging environmentally conscious voters to cast their ballots. Jeff Joslin, co-group leader of the North […]

It’s “Giving Tuesday!” … Could you help keep RedGREENandBlue going by making a small donation?

If you’d like to make a donation to a worthy cause on this Giving Tuesday… For the past ten years, I’ve been editing and publishing RedGREENandBlue.org, a website that brings together progressive and conservative voices in favor of climate change action. Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So we’ve […]

May 5th

As Coronavirus takes heavy toll on people of color, Harris wants task force to study why and propose fixes

Today, Sen. Kamala Harris of California will introduce legislation creating a task force to scrutinize the racial disparity in health outcomes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a heavy and disproportionate toll among African Americans, Latinos, and American Indians. While the COVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act would focus on addressing the disparate effects of the […]

May 4th

Young people are committed to stopping climate change and plastic pollution

Thanks to so many young activists, the world is viewed more honestly through their words and actions. These inspiring children don’t have time for denial. They have work to do, and they do it. One of my favorites is Connor, MicroActivist’s founder. He is a child activist who has touched my heart. “Connor the MicroActivist is like the […]

February 27th