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Bidder 70 Saturday, 11:30am in room 407 (follow signs past the workshop rooms, through a big hall and up another set of stairs)
Q&A with Peaceful Uprising

Bidder 70 centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience demanding government and industry accountability. In 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher committed an act which would redefine patriotism in our time, igniting a spirit of civil disobedience in the name of climate justice.

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On June 25th, President Barack Obama sweated through the speech that many of us in the climate movement had been waiting for him to give for the last 5 years.

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Cross-posted from Fossil Free blog. This post was written by Hannah Jones, Swarthmore Mountain Justice alumna.

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Update 2: In case you missed it, here is the recording of President Obama's speech, and the transcript is below the fold. Use the comments to let us know what you thought!

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It's time again for the Week in Green Politics, and what a week! Imaginary presidents, imaginary facts… and a hurricane.

I will admit that I did not watch much of the Republican National Convention, as I found my calculus homework more tasteful (and this coming from a writer). But I did find time to look up the climate and energy highlights (you're welcome). It turns out there weren't many. Actual policy of any kind was scarce and overshadowed by Clint Eastwood's chair routine.

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Romney, Obama Surrogates Debate Energy Policy

On Wednesday, Dan Reicher of the Obama camp squared off with Romney representative Linda Gillespie Stuntz. The topic (for once) was energy policy. Here are the highlights.

Keystone XL: Romney would approve it on "day one"; Obama is "very much moving toward a decision" in the first quarter of 2013. Nothing new there.

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