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    September 09, 2011 | 1:31 PM

    Our newest action: Five times for Reality

    Want to make a big statement on your Facebook profile about 24 Hours of Reality? I did. Take a look at the screenshot below for a peek at my Facebook profile.
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    September 09, 2011 | 12:46 PM

    Is Winter Going Downhill?

    Protect Our Winters, an organization founded by professional snowboarder Jeremy Jones, is working to unite the winter sports community behind the fight to limit the impact of climate change on our communities and our outdoor recreation. They, like so many others, understand it’s time for us to do our part to protect our environment and the activities that depend on it.
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    September 08, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Jose Ramon

    Jose Ramon is professor of Health Education at the University of Las Palmas Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. For years, Jose was a prestigious international lecturer on tobacco control, and he has found that companies that deny climate change are using the same tactics to confuse the public. He decided to devote his efforts to using scientific evidence to convince people about the reality and magnitude of climate change.
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    September 08, 2011 | 6:56 PM

    Father of India’s green revolution warns of climate impact on agriculture

    When someone like Dr. Swaminathan warns us that a one-degree Celsius rise in global average temperature could result in wheat losses of 6 million tons a year in India, I pay attention.
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    September 07, 2011 | 1:57 PM

    Tar sands: The wrong kind of “unconventional”

    Last week, we blogged about what it was like to observe and take part in the demonstration against the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. Protests outside the White House are finished now, but it’s not too late to voice your opinion to the State Department as it considers whether to approve the pipeline.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Jeunesse Park

    A resident of Johannesburg, Jeunesse Park is a lifelong conservationist and environmental activist. She began her work in 1989 as the founder of Progreen, a group that worked with local and international organizations on environmental projects and events.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Ergem Senyuva

    In 2009, Ergem Senyuva launched yesilist.com, Turkey’s first online “green directory” and sustainability platform. It provides consumers with tools to make smart and healthy choices for themselves and the planet. Ergem’s goal is to increase market demand for sustainable business practices and consumer choices.
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    September 06, 2011 | 10:00 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Rodne Galicha

    A native of the Philippines, Rodne Galicha works to protect biodiversity and foster sustainable development. He grew up near dense, lush forests and lived in the shadow of Mt. Guiting-Guiting, an area with amazing biodiversity that is home to many endangered plants and animals.
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    September 06, 2011 | 3:27 PM

    Climate change: It's got us singing the "cryosphere blues"

    When it comes to sea level rise though, glaciers -- rather than sea ice -- are what matter. Sea level isn't affected much when ice that's already floating in the ocean melts. But when glaciers melt, water that's been stored atop land in ice for thousands of years flows into the sea. Glacial melt has accounted for about half of global sea level rise in recent decades.
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    September 06, 2011 | 12:46 PM

    Meet the Presenter: Karel Mayrand

    Karel Mayrand is General Director of the David Suzuki Foundation in the Canadian province of Quebec. He became determined to help solve the climate crisis when he met with Inuit leaders during a 2006 visit to the Arctic.
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