Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, 202-503-6141, email@example.com OAKLAND, Calif. — Thousands of climate activists will participate in an online protest against climate silence today, the date of the final presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney. The online protest, organized by the climate accountability watchdog Forecast the Facts and environmental group Friends of the Earth Read more.
After Tuesday night’s second round of presidential climate silence, the national media started to take notice. Below is a sample of articles noting and criticizing the essential issue that was left conspicuously missing in the debates. Climate change, the debate’s great unmentionable by Elizabeth Kolbert, The New Yorker “But aside from the potential for job Read more.
The tone of last night’s presidential debate reached a new fervor as Governor Romney and President Obama sparred over energy policy. “If you’re asking me a question, I’m going to answer it,” the president retaliated, defending his record. But was this heated back-and-forth a struggle over how to best invest in wind and solar? Or Read more.
Here is a response from Erich Pica, president of Friends of the Earth Action, to the failure of President Obama and Governor Mitt Romney to address climate change during their second presidential debate: