Pope Francis has brought a voice into the discussion around climate change that is merging the voices of science, religion, and politics.
This fight in which we are engaged - to defeat the forces of greed -- must be won with power from average people leveraged by moral authority.
We must defeat every right-wing politician on Election Day and elect a government that responds to the people's concerns around climate change, rather than denies it.
I was struck by the incredible breadth and grassroots depth of this sea of humanity streaming through the streets of New York. A mass movement has emerged!
Clad in shades of blue to illustrate the wave of action to come, the activists of Flood Wall Street gathered first at the tip of Manhattan in Battery Park for a rally, teach-in, and breakfast.
We must bring down the population through universal education, and government assisted family planning programs; doing so is a necessary condition of controlling global warming.
We usually think of violence as something that is abrupt and explosive - a bomb going off, a bullet finding its mark. But there is another kind of violence that is increasing worldwide.
Hurricane Sandy left in its wake massive devastation and difficult questions - large and small - that have yet to be answered.
As the blazes continue to consume forests and destroy homes, the climate change that spawned them is continuously being denied or ignored by Republicans.
The weak-at-best conference statement merely reaffirmed the goals from 20 years ago for a sustainable world, without making any binding agreements which could make that actually happen.