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Ecoright Speaks podcast, episode 14: Judge Gary Clary

Hello, friends! It’s showtime! It was a great joy to feature a prominent EcoRighter, retired judge, and current South Carolina House member Rep. Gary Clary on the podcast. While of course he and Bob Inglis go way back, it was my first conversation with Judge Clary and we could have talked all day. By Chelsea Henderson EcoRight News/ RepublicEN […]

September 15th

Dr. James Hansen: Why are you optimistic?

Why are you optimistic, I have often been asked since I wrote Young People’s Burden, which describes the steep climate and energy hill that we are leaving for young people to climb. Two weeks ago I noted the Students Government Leaders’ Statement on Carbon Dividends, a bipartisan statement by 350+college student government presidents from all 50 states.  Scroll down […]

August 17th

We nuked American kids, too: Downwind from the bomb

With the Trump Administration discussing restarting atomic testing after 57 years, it seemed like a good idea to bring back this piece I wrote for Albany, NY’s CAPITAL magazine in 1987. Unfortunately, none of the issues I raised here have changed at all.  By Jeremy Bloom & Bill Heller Great discoveries are often made by […]

August 6th

Citizens’ Climate Radio podcast Ep. 50: Big climate problems require bigger global solutions

Think of this episode of the podcast as a patchwork quilt. Host Peterson Toscano has woven together five segments from around the world that each stand alone, but together tell a larger story. By Citizens Climate Lobby Olivia Oguadinma in Nigeria discusses the role of storytelling in motivating her peers to meaningful action. Through her Gems […]

August 3rd

Watch live NOW as the DNC Platform Drafting Committee holds open meetings online!

Responding to criticism that too much of the process of putting together the party platforms takes place behind closed doors (if not “smoke filled rooms”), the Democratic National Convention Committee has opened up the process. You can watch the DNC Platform Drafting Committee meet LIVE, right here, starting at 5 pm this evening. By Jeremy Bloom […]

July 2nd

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

50 years of Earth Day Posters, 1970-2020

Earth Day 1970 (Pogo via Walt Kelley) (Earth Day 1970 by Robert Leydenfrost, via Click Americana) ->Next Poster Unfortunately, with the current coronavirus economic meltdown, we’ve lost our primary funding source. So we’ve set up a Patreon Page: Become a Patron! You can also make a one-time or recurring donation via PayPal – anything helps, […]

April 22nd

Earth Day Action: Can you help to keep the lights on at Red GREEN and Blue?

If you’d like to make a donation to a worthy cause on this 50th Earth Day.. 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 […]

April 22nd

For Valentine’s Day Green is the new Red

Show her your love is sustainable… because on Valentine’s Day you care enough to say “I love you” in a way that also says you love our planet (and you want to make it a better place for our children). By Jeremy Bloom This is the biggest shopping day of the year for chocolate and […]

February 14th

Election day NYC: We recommend a vote for green advocate Rafael Espinal for Public Advocate today

With 17 (!) candidates on the ballot, it can be a little overwhelming trying to decide who to vote for. But having looked through the candidates records’, one stands out on green issues and clean energy: Rafael Espinal. We heartily endorse him as New York City’s next Public Advocate. And we encourage you to get […]

February 26th

Amy Klobuchar needs to learn messaging – and stop trash-talking the Green New Deal

One of the most disappointing things about centrist Democrats is the way they think they have to trash-talk Democratic policies in order to win over non-existent “moderate centrist voters”. Prime example: Despite the growing blue wave last year, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill ran ads explaining that she wasn’t one of “Those crazy Democrats”. For some […]

February 20th

Evan as oil companies give lip service to climate goals, they pursue “Drill, baby, drill”

At the same time that oil and gas majors around the world are announcing plans to tie company climate action to employee remuneration, these same companies are still rewarding executives for pursuing traditional growth that will inevitably lead to stranded assets and financial loss for investors. By Joshua S Hill Cleantechnica These are the findings […]

February 15th