Sustainability and Climate Change

Obama Stands Up for Mother Nature

President Obama wants to conserve America’s great outdoors by hiring young people to work in parks and wetlands. He says he can do it without adding to the deficit, but Republicans are skeptical.

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Radiohead announces “Newspaper Album” to be released Saturday

Earlier this week, Radiohead announced their first album since 2007’s In Rainbows. The album, called The King of Limbs, drops digitally on Saturday. Details are scarce, but here’s what we do know.

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: Eco-Rockers and Green Driving

Welcome to 2011 and this year’s first Sustainability & Climate Change e-newsletter. Here’s the sort of news that’s caught my eye.

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Interview: Conscious Alliance’s Justin Levy and Rock the Earth’s Marc Ross

One core idea behind HeadCount is that the music community is capable of organizing from within and bettering the planet. No two organizations share that belief and spirit more than Conscious Alliance and Rock the Earth.

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: Remember the climate change movement?

Twelve months ago, President Barack Obama vowed to reduce carbon emissions in the U.S. and the bar for the world. Now, he says climate change legislation is off the table for at least the next 3 years.

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Thom Yorke wants your help to stop global warming

Thom Yorke of Radiohead has enlisted the support of 2,000 people to help him fight climate change through art

Mission Accomplished: The Biscuits Check Out Solar Panels

The Disco Biscuits visited a Philadelphia elementary school to see the solar panels that were installed with their support – the result of the “Bisco Power Mission” project staged with HeadCount

California’s Prop 23 Tests the Climate on Climate

The vote to repeal California’s climate change law could be a hint of what will happen from coast to coast

Interview: Guster and Reverb’s Adam Gardner

Guster’s Adam Gardner discusses the process behind the new album “Easy Wonderful,” Reverb, and the upcoming election.

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: A slow and slippery recovery

The Government did issue a report on August 4 that said 75% of the oil had been cleaned up, but since then that figure has come under fire.