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Video: This Is What the Link Between Climate Change and Joplin Tornadoes Doesn't Look Like

Think climate change is a hoax? Fine. But first watch this video catalog of all the recent "record-breaking" weather events.

A couple weeks ago, we chuckled and cringed and pointed you to 350.org founder Bill McKibben's tongue-in-cheek Op-ed in the Washington Post, "A link between climate change and the Joplin tornadoes? Never!"

Yesterday, Steven Thomson of Plomomedia.com released a video version of the piece that's pretty darn powerful.

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Moving Planet: A Day to Move Beyond Fossil Fuels

Our good friends at 350.org just announced the plan for their next big global day of climate action. Get the details here.


Our good friends at 350.org just announced the plan for their next big global day of climate action. On September 24th, people in countries literally all around the world will organize thousands of events with a common theme: moving the world beyond fossil fuels. It's called Moving Planet.

Now you might be asking: Wasn't Power Shift just a couple weeks ago? Didn't we do this last year? And the year before? Does the world really need another climate change action?

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The Media Totally Ignored This Weekend's Massive Climate Rally

This past weekend, 10,000 climate activists gathered in Washington, D.C. But CNN, Fox News, and The Washington Post apparently didn't notice.

Today marks the final day of Power Shift 2011, a massive gathering in the nation's capital of about 10,000 young climate activists. Earlier today, we posted 350.org founder Bill McKibben's keynote speech from Saturday night. Other notable speakers included Van Jones, Al Gore, EPA chief Lisa Jackson, and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.

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Overload: The Public's Down on Nuclear Power, Stewart Brand's Still Behind It, and More

The post-earthquake debate about nuclear reactors, massive new coal mining, and more of what we're reading at GOOD Environment HQ.

Support for building new nuke plants has dipped lower than it was in 1979, right after the Three Mile Island accident.

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Everything That's Wrong About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in One Infographic

Learn how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is nothing but a front group for big polluters in under 30 seconds.

If you don't know already, GOOD is partnering with 350.org on the "The U.S. Chamber Doesn't Speak for Me" campaign. (See our initial announcement post, or all our Chamber coverage.) The basic message is simple: when it comes to climate and energy, the US Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of big polluters, not everyday American business.

A local organizer told the command center at 350.org that they needed a good, "simple way to explain the whole campaign in 30 seconds or less." So they created this amazing graphic below, chock full of need-to-know facts and figures about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's nefarious ways.

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The U.S. Chamber of Carbon Commerce Does Not Speak for Us

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce doesn't really care about small business. It just wants its wealthiest backers to pollute forever.


We're very proud and excited to be partnering with 350.org on their new campaign: "The U.S. Chamber Doesn't Speak for Me." The message is simple: when it comes to climate and energy, the US Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of big polluters, not everyday American business.

Over the next couple of months, we're going to be asking you, GOOD people, to personally add your voice and stand with small business owners, local chambers of commerce, and concerned citizens around the country to declare that the "U.S. Chamber doesn't speak for me."

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