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Cool Solutions: Stories of climate action from the bottom up

Oct 10, 2022

A Michigan environmental justice coalition is putting the "public" back in their state's Public Service Commission; closing coal plants, stopping new gas plants, and elevating the welfare of low income communities.

Aug 5, 2022

For decades university departments, liberally lubricated with fossil fuel dollars, have been turning out research that adds a scholarly veneer to the industry's policy agenda. First that was opposing the regulation of oil and gas; now it's promoting carbon capture so they can keep selling their product. Students...

Mar 10, 2022

Bill McKibben launches new climate group for seniors. Doctors devoting their retirement years to climate action talk about what motivates them and how they found their place in the movement. Their activities range from registering low income patients to vote to getting arrested over pipelines. Bill McKibben introduces...

Sep 11, 2021

There's a movement to close accounts at big Wall Street banks and move money to smaller banks with better values.

Apr 11, 2021

3 stories about the power of community to raise and multiply funding for climate action.  A town taxes itself for free transit. Communities crowdfund for composting (and more).  A Green Bank spurs 400 MW of solar.  

Robert Pollin-Political Economy Research Institute,
Clark Gilman- Mayor ProTem Olympia...